Joshua Teoh Beni Chris Senior Associate

Contact
T +603 2081 3999 ext 805
E joshua.teoh@skrine.com
 

Overview


Joshua is a senior associate of the firm focusing on litigation relating to complex technology and commercial issues.
 
He has experience acting as counsel for clients in various industries on matters relating to intellectual property, tenancy and land, commercial contracts, and shipping disputes. His strength lies in strategizing and coordinating litigation involving technical experts with diverse science and technology backgrounds as well as enforcement actions and raids.
 
He also advises clients on various aspects of intellectual property, commercial and cross-border issues.
 

Key Practice Areas

  • IP Litigation and Enforcement
  • Commercial Litigation
 

  • Appeared as junior counsel in various patent infringement and invalidation actions involving security inspection system and pharmaceutical, including:
    • Strategised and coordinated various enforcement actions and raids for brand owners for luxury goods, consumer and electronic products and automotive products.
    • Provided general advisory work in respect of preparation for intellectual property litigation, technical expert engagement, evidence gathering and trap purchase strategy.
    •  Appeared as junior counsel in various trade mark infringement and invalidation actions, including Lim Teck Lee (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Longcane Industries Sdn Bhd [2017] MLJU 620.
    • Billion Prima Sdn Bhd & Anor v Nuctech Co Ltd & Anor [2017] 10 MLJ 213
    • iRadar Sdn Bhd v Nuctech Company Limited & Anor [2016] MLJU 1248
    • Nuctech Co Ltd v Pan Asiatic Technologies Sdn Bhd & Ors (Powerscan Co Ltd, third party) and another suit [2016] 11 MLJ 474, Powerscan Company Limited v Nuctech Company Limited & Ors (Powerscan Company Limited, third party) and another case [2016] MLJU 280,
    •  Winthrop Pharmaceuticals (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v AstraZeneca UK Limited [2015] 2 MLRH 612, [2015] MLJU 2014.
  • Appeared as junior counsel in various trade mark infringement and invalidation actions, including Lim Teck Lee (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd v Longcane Industries Sdn Bhd [2017] MLJU 620.
  • Provided general advisory work in respect of preparation for intellectual property litigation, technical expert engagement, evidence gathering and trap purchase strategy. 
  • Strategised and coordinated various enforcement actions and raids for brand owners for luxury goods, consumer and electronic products and automotive products.

  • Appeared as lead counsel in an action against a state government on aboriginal rights and land interest in Mesara bin Long Chik dan satu lagi lwn Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Pahang dan lain-lain [2018] MLJU 954.
  • Appeared as counsel in variety of contractual actions, including defending a water provider company, a foreign car manufacturer and a rubber glove manufacturer.
  • Appeared as junior counsel in a tenancy action for the eviction of a supermarket from the demised premises and successfully resisted a review application before the Court of Appeal.
  • Appeared as junior counsel for a major commercial bank in several applications for ship arrest, ship sale and ship release involving the enforcement of mortgages worth multi-million USD.
  • Strategised and coordinated various Anton Piller raids for actions involving financial fraud perpetrated in multiple jurisdictions and worth multimillion USD.

Qualifications:
  • Trade Mark Agent
  • Advocate and Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2012)
  • LL.B (Hons), University of Malaya (2011)
 Professional Affiliations:
  • Member, Malaysian Bar Intellectual Property Committee
  • Member, AIAC Young Practitioners Group

Authored the following books/chapters:
 
Intellectual Property
  • Author, “Drilling Down the Details”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 2/2018
  • Author, “More Than Words?”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 4/2017
  • Author, “A Snippet of Fairness”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 2/2016
  • Author, Malaysian Chapter, The Intellectual Property Review, 4th Edition
  • Author, Malaysian Chapter, The Intellectual Property Review, 3rd Edition
  • Author, “Spell it Right for Spelling Bee?”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 2/2014
  • Author, “The Tale of the Stick and Coil”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 3/2013
  • Author, “The End of the Evergreens”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 2/2013
  • Author, “The Flip Side of the Coin”, Skrine’s Legal Insights, Issue 4/2012
 
Delivered the following presentations:
 
Intellectual Property
  • Speaker, Pharmacists’ Insights, Pharmaceutical Industry, August 2018
  • Speaker, Protecting Intangibles: An Introduction to Intellectual Property, Malaysian Bar National Young Lawyers’ Committee Workshop, November 2017