Ki Wan Sia

Patent Agent

Wan Sia graduated in 2002 with an honours degree in science, majoring in biochemistry from the National University of Malaysia. She started out her career in a prominent pharmaceutical company in Malaysia. Years later, she decided to switch to the IP industry and joined an established legal firm, handling trade mark matters before she found her true calling as a patent scientist in Henry Goh in 2009.

In 2011, Wan Sia completed her in-house training and sat for the professional examinations in the same year. She is now a registered patent agent and industrial design agent. Her practice areas include advising both local and foreign clients on IP protection, patent drafting, conducting searches and handling prosecution for both patent and industrial design applications.

Wan Sia is a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) and she is conversant with English and Chinese.

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.