Chin Khang Juin

Legal Counsel

Khang Juin (KJ) read law at University of Malaya. Due to his interest in Intellectual Property Law, he took Intellectual Property Law as one of his elective subjects during his years of study in University of Malaya. In 2014, he graduated from University of Malaya with a Bachelor of Laws Degree LL.B. (Hons).

Subsequently, Khang Juin completed his pupillage and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2015. Khang Juin then commenced his legal practice in a law firm doing mainly corporate legal work. Throughout the period, he handled merger and acquisition of companies and drafting of agreements. In 2016, he joined Henry Goh in the Trade Marks Department as a Legal Executive.

He was promoted as a Legal Counsel in 2019.

Trademarks Act 2019

Dear Valued Clients & Associates

We are pleased to announce that the long-awaited overhaul of trademark laws in Malaysia is finally coming to fruition. The all-new Trademarks Bill 2019 was tabled in the Malaysian Parliament on 11 April 2019 and was approved, with some amendments, by the Lower House (Dewan Rakyat) on 02 July 2019 and the Upper House (Dewan Negara) on 23 July. Pending royal assent, it is now most certain that the new Act will come into effect by the last quarter of this year.

We will keep you apprised when the Trademarks Act 2019 becomes enforceable and the accompanying Trademark Regulations are issued.

In the meantime, please click here for some key takeaways from the new statute.