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Intellectual Property Law - What You Need to Know!
9 October 2013

The Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Programme Fee:
RM 1,000 per pax
Group Fee (3 pax or more) are entitled to a 10% discount

Just like Real Property, the value of Intellectual Property (“IP”) can increase or decrease depending on how it is protected, managed and exploited.
This informative workshop is aimed at:

  • Increasing awareness of core and emerging Intellectual Property rights
  • Providing an overview of the various legislations and regulations relating to IP
  • Updating participants on recent case law and amendments to IP law
  • Educating rights holders on how to identify and secure their Intellectual


Brand and communications managers, commercial and business development managers, corporate affairs, lawyers, general counsels, in-house legal counsels, legal officers, legal consultants, legal academics, law students.

This workshop is designed to provide you with what you need to know in order to fully understand the fundamentals in the core areas of Intellectual Property whilst
providing strategic and innovative ways to protect, manage and exploit your Intellectual Property portfolios. The interactive breakout session will provide participants with an opportunity to design and apply the best Intellectual Property policies and strategies for their business.

Programme Outline

8.30-9.00 a.m.
Registration of participants / Breakfast
9.00-10.30 a.m.

(1) IP Infrastructure

  • Administration (Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia, (“MyIPO”))
  • Enforcement (Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism)
  • Adjudication (Intellectual Property Courts)

(2) IP Legal Regime and Updates

  • Trade Marks
  • Copyright
  • Patents
  • Industrial Designs
10.30-11.00 a.m.
Coffee break
11.00-12.30 p.m.

(3) Developing and formulating strategic IP policies and IP internal due diligence

  • Protection strategies
  • Securitisation
  • Maintenance
  • Vigilance
  • Exploitation
  • IP Valuation
12.30- 2.00 p.m.
2.00- 3.00 p.m.

Case studies

3.00- 4.00 p.m.
Breakout session
4.00-4.30 p.m.

Q&A session
Closing remarks


Karen Abraham is the Joint Head of Department of the Intellectual Property Practice of Shearn Delamore & Co. She sits on the Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association (New York) and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (Zurich). Her practice covers all areas of intellectual property and information technology law, focusing on intellectual property litigation and enforcement. She negotiates and advises on the exploitation and enforcement of intellectual property rights for local businesses as well as leading multinational companies throughout the world.

For registration, please email this form BEFORE 2 October 2013 to:
University of Malaya Malaysian Centre of Regulatory Studies (UMCoRS)
Level 13, Wisma R&D, University of Malaya,
Jalan Pantai Baharu, 59990 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel : +603 - 2246 3372 / 3368 / 3370 Fax : +603 - 2246 3367
Registration will be closed two weeks before 30 October 2013 and / or when the number of participants has reached the maximum.