We offer legal services to protect your intangible yet highly valuable assets, such as trademarks, copyrights, patents, industrial designs, layout designs of integrated circuits and know-hows, trade secrets and confidential information.

Intellectual Property and Industrial Property

The firm's practice in the areas of intellectual and industrial property (“IP”) handles applications, filing and prosecution, in respect of trademarks or service marks, for local and international clients. From the stage of trademark selection right up to enforcing your rights, you can count on us to help you protect and maximize your ideas.

In the area of copyright protection, we deal with the documentation relating to the protection, subsistence, ownership and assignment of copyright.

We also provide legal advisory services in relation to the protection, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property rights. In order to help you in managing your intellectual property rights, we also assist you in performing IP audits with the aim of streamlining your portfolio and maximizing the value of your intellectual property rights.

Brand Management and Development

The IP practice of the firm provides advice on the development of brands and services, including advising on the best practices that should be adopted in creating, managing, developing and enhancing the client’s brand. We also advise on the availability of IP protection and identifying possible instances of infringement or passing off and guide the clients to manage such disputes.

Apart from being qualified Advocates & Solicitors, a number of lawyers in our IP practice are also Registered Trademark Agents who have rights of audience before various Registries of the Intellectual Property Corporation, Registry of the Courts and Courts in West Malaysia.


The client base and experience of our IP team is large and diverse, and spans across a wide range of industries including, amongst others, the following:

Cosmetic companies, computer software companies, multimedia & telecommunications companies, e-commerce companies, goods companies, manufacturers of industrial and consumer products, textile & fashion companies, private and public educational institutions, biotechnology companies, broadcasters, pharmaceutical companies, cooperative societies, local automotive manufacturers, trust companies and also many renowned authors, producers and publishers for book, magazine & newspaper (local/international).

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