NanoKEB 2022

On 9 Sep 2022, our Partner Kuek Pei Yee was invited as a speaker at a seminar titled “The Value of Intellectual Property Management in Nanotechnology Commercialisation”. This seminar was part of the event Nano Kebangsaan (NanoKeb) 2022 organised by NanoMalaysia Berhad, an agency under the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) entrusted with nanotechnology commercialisation activities in Malaysia. The event consisted of activities that focus on nanotechnology development in Malaysia aligned with the National Nanotechnology Policy (NNP).

Pei Yee spoke on IP Assertion & Enforcement Strategies in Malaysia, where she gave a primer on enforcement of IP both in and outside of court along with some practical tips from the perspective of an IP litigator. She shared the stage with a panel of esteemed speakers comprising Hairul Hafiz Hasbullah (Vice President – Group Legal, NanoMalaysia Berhad), Azri Roslan (Assistant Director – Business Development Division, Malaysian Intellectual Property Office), Christine Ng (Head of IP Variation and Strategic IP Department, Adastra IP (M) Sdn Bhd) and Lim Ying Tia (Director of Tax Division at PwC). Each individual speaker gave brief presentations on their respective areas of expertise and experience, followed by a Q&A session. Between the panel, the seminar ran the gamut of all aspects of IP for nanotech businesses, from creation and registration to commercialisation and enforcement (as well as tax incentives!).

We thank NanoMalaysia for the invitation and look forward to more opportunities to share and create awareness on the value of IP for budding businesses, especially those in the exciting new realm of nanotech.