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Asia-Pacific Guide 2023
Malaysia Intellectual Property
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Band 2

1 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Shook Lin & Bok

The firm’s practice in the areas of intellectual and industrial property, information technology and licensing law handles applications, filing and prosecution, in respect of trademarks, service marks, patents, utility innovations and designs, for local and international clients. In the area of copyright protection, we deal with the documentation relating to the protection, subsistence, ownership and assignment of copyright.

Our services in the establishment and recognition of intellectual and industrial property rights are complemented by our experience in the enforcement of such rights. This encompasses, amongst others, administrative and legal proceedings concerning anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy measures, legal proceedings involving urgent interlocutory applications for injunctions, Anton Piller orders and criminal seizure actions.

Licensing and franchising are a significant part of the department’s work, and our services extend to advice and documentation relating to the licensing and exploitation of intellectual and industrial property rights including licensing and joint venture arrangements, transfer of ownership and compliance thereof.

In the area of information technology, our lawyers advise on legal issues relating to e-commerce, issues relating to licensing, and exploitation and compliance thereof, of intellectual property rights in the context of the information technology legal framework.

Chambers Review

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Intellectual Property - Malaysia
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Band 2
What the team is known for

The experienced and well-respected team of IP lawyers at Shook Lin & Bok is particularly well versed in patent and trade mark litigation in Malaysia. The team frequently runs infringement, opposition and passing-off cases. The firm regularly assists domestic and international clients from a variety of sectors, including banking, manufacturing and retail. Public Bank and Sika feature among the firm's clientele.

Work Highlights

Provided by Shook Lin & Bok
  • Shook Lin & Bok represented DJ Auto Manufacturing in an action for trade mark infringement against FBK Systems.

Notable Practitioners

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Michael Soo
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Band 1

Michael Soo is a leading IP litigator in Malaysia, including patent, trade mark and copyright infringement disputes. He also handles IP advisory matters, as well as enforcement.

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Michael Soo
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Michael Soo

Head of Department

Wendy Lee Wan Chieh