Yan Pei Chun

Patent Agent
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Pei Chun graduated from The University of Malaya with an honours degree in science, majoring in computational physics and electronics. Prior to her career in the intellectual property industry, she served for a year in an electronics manufacturing company as a technical support and quality assurance specialist. Pei Chun has over 10 years of experience in the patent profession. During this time, she has worked as a patent engineer in an Intellectual Property firm and also as a patent consultant in a major law firm. She also has extensive experience of managing patent portfolios, both domestically and internationally for multinational corporations and universities.

Pei Chun qualified as a patent agent in the 2007 Malaysian patent agents qualifying examination. She is now a registered patent agent and industrial design agent at Henry Goh. Pei Chun practices in the fields of physics, computer technologies and electrical engineering. She has particular technical expertise in electronics and microelectronics, semiconductor, software and computer systems, electromechanical and telecommunications. She has drafted and prosecuted numerous patent applications in a broad range of technologies.

Outside of work, Pei Chun enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Malaysia joins the Madrid Protocol

 

The wait is finally over! On 27 September 2019, Malaysia deposited with WIPO its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol, becoming the 106th member of the Madrid System.

The Protocol will take effect for the country on 27 December 2019. From that date, local brand owners in Malaysia can begin making use of the international registration system to protect their trademarks in over 120 territories of the System’s other 105 (currently) members by filing a single international application and paying a single set of fees.

Likewise, foreign trademark owners can take advantage of the System’s simple designation process to seek protection here.

Malaysia has made declarations to extend the refusal period to 18 months, to receive individual fees, to require a declaration of intention to use the mark and to mandate that the recording of licenses in the International Register shall have no effect in Malaysia unless recorded here.

Stay tuned for more updates from us as we close the year 2019.