Skrine is recognised as a pioneer in the Intellectual Property practice in Malaysia. We have been consistently ranked as a leading practice by Managing Intellectual Property, Chambers Asia-Pacific and the Legal 500 Asia-Pacific.
Clients report that our service is "very efficient and proactive” (Chambers Asia-Pacific). Another source enthuses: "They have distinguished themselves with excellent service" (Chambers Asia-Pacific).
Charmayne Ong leads this practice which has been described as a “towering presence on the Malaysian IP landscape” (IAM Patent 1000). Khoo Guan Huat, our senior counsel in IP, has been described as “an outstanding lawyer who really builds up client confidence” (IAM Patent 1000) having secured landmark decisions shaping the development of IP laws in Malaysia.
Our IP team advises clients in protecting, licensing and enforcing their IP rights, whether in the form of patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, trade secrets or know-how. We act for clients in trademark infringement and passing-off claims as well as in patent, design and copyright litigation.
The practice has a wide range of clients in all areas of commercial and industrial activity which includes pharmaceutical, luxury goods, technology & telecommunications, international airlines and manufacturers of industrial and consumer products.
In the TMT sector, we provide transactional, licensing and regulatory advice, keeping pace with cutting-edge technology trends. Our areas of expertise include cyberlaws, e-commerce, data protection, Fintech and all internet-related activities. Our TMT team has been described as “responsive, provide commercial advice and have a good turnaround time. They are typically my go-to firm" (Chambers Asia-Pacific).