Tham Sau Yin

Executive Director and
General Manager
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Tham Sau Yin, General Manager, is one of the firm’s longest serving members. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from New Zealand’s Canterbury University. Her responsibilities include general administration, training staff, overseeing day-to-day operations, supervising filing and prosecution work as well as meeting and advising clients, both local and foreign. She is Henry Goh’s most senior registered trade mark agent and represents clients before the Registry in non-contentious hearings.

Sau Yin is a member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) and the International Trade Mark Association (INTA). Her years as a trade mark agent and her participation at various local and international events have exposed her to the intricacies of trade mark law and practice and the knowledge and experience thus gained have stood her in good stead in dealing both with clients and the trade mark authorities.

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.