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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Malaysia Intellectual Property
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Band 3

1 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff

The Intellectual Property Department is best known for their IP litigation work including patent infringement and patent invalidation suits and trademark infringement suits, trademark prosecution work, and IP advisory services. We have recently done the first case in Malaysia dealing with constructive trust of a trade mark. Our clients consisting of mainly multinationals and local public listed companies particularly liked our efficiency and practical approach which takes into account local conditions.

We handle the IP portfolio for clients all over the world including Japan, Korea, UK, US, Germany Hong Kong, France, Canada, Scotland, China, Brazil, Malaysia, etc.

The services provided by our IP practice group include:

  • providing advice on IP protection brand management and enforcement issues;
  • registration and prosecution of patent, trademark, industrial design and copyright applications including responding to first office action and handling opposition proceedings;
  • recording of assignments;
  • handling, expungement or cancellation or invalidation proceedings in court;
  • handling infringement suits in courts including obtaining injunctions, summary judgements and obtaining trade description orders from court;
  • enforcing IP rights including filing complaints on infringing activities with government authorities and participating in raids conducted by them; and
  • conducting IP due diligence audits for mergers and acquisitions.


Chambers Review

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Intellectual Property - Malaysia
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff is a full-service law firm in Kuala Lumpur, regularly handling IP litigation, including patent, trade mark, copyright and design infringement cases. The team also advises on the IP aspects of commercial agreements. The firm represents substantial international and local clients across a wide variety of industry sectors, including retail, manufacturing and pharmaceuticals. Clients include SPC Diatech, Emart and Inver House Distillers.

Work Highlights

Provided by Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff
  • Chooi & Company + Cheang & Ariff represented Pan Pacific International Holdings in a trade mark infringement matter.

Notable Practitioners

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Cindy Goh
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Band 2

Cindy Goh is a prominent IP lawyer in Kuala Lumpur. She is especially well known for her work on complex trade mark and patent litigation.

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