Lawyer Profile

Timothy Siaw - Partner - Shearn Delamore & Co

Tel: +603 2027 2660
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.shearndelamore.com/
Address: 7th Floor, Wisma
Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur,
Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology

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Practice Areas

 

  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telco (Head)
  • Healthcare and Life Sciences

 

Languages

 

  • English,
  • Malay

 

PRACTICE
 

Timothy Siaw is a partner in the IP and Technology Department of Shearn Delamore & Co. He has degrees in science and law from Monash University, Australia. Timothy has been in practice for over 25 years as an IP and Technology lawyer and a registered patent agent. Timothy has extensive experience in all areas of Intellectual Property and Technology with a focus on Patents, Life Sciences, IP Litigation and FinTech. He is also experienced in Internet, Media, e-Commerce, Data Protection laws as well as Franchising, Anti-Counterfeiting and Consumer Protection laws. He is the Vice-President of the FICPI Malaysia, a Vice-Chair of the E-Commerce Law Committee of the International Technology Association, a member of IP Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council, the contributor for the International Trade Mark Association’s Guide for Malaysia and the contributor for the Malaysian Atkins Court Forms for Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright and Industrial Designs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • B.Sc. and LL.B,  Monash University, Australia
  • Barrister & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Registered Patent, Trade Mark and Industrial Design Agent, Malaysia

 

ADMISSIONS

 

  • Victoria, Australia (1990)
  • Malaysia (1991)

 

POSITIONS HELD

 

  • FICPI – Exco Delegate (Alternate)
  • Vice-Chair of the E-Commerce Law Committee of the International Technology Association (iTechLaw)
  • ITechLaw – Membership Taskforce Committee Member
  • INTA – Country Guide for Malaysia Contributor
  • Malaysia Bar Council – IP Committee Member

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Licensing Executives Society Malaysia (LESM)
  • Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Chambers Patent Litigation Guide (2018)
  • Chambers Life Sciences Guide (2020)
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Fintech (2017 and 2020)
  • The International Comparative Legal Guide to Telekoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations (2017)
  • CASBAA – Pay TV and OTT Policies in Malaysia (2015 and 2017)
  • International Trade Mark Association (INTA) Country Guide for Malaysia (2016 and 2017)
  • Atkin’s Court Forms Malaysia for Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright and Industrial Designs (2016)
  • LexisNexis Annotations to the Statutes of Malaysia: Trade Marks Act 1976, Trade Descriptions Act 2011, Patents Act 1983, Copyright Act 1987 and Industrial Designs Act 1996 (2013)
  • Patent Litigation: The European Lawyer Reference (2012)
  • Doing Business in Asia, Malaysia chapter published by Thomson Reuters (2016)

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

 

  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2003 – 2013) – “Leading Lawyer” in Intellectual Property
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2020 and 2021) – “Distinguished Practitioner” in Intellectual Property
  • Chambers Asia Pacific (2009 – 2014, 2017 – 2020) – “Leaders in their Field” in Intellectual Property
  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2020) – “Leading Individual” in Intellectual Property
  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2014 – 2019) – “Recommended Lawyer” in Intellectual Property
  • The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2016 – 2019) – “Recommended Lawyer” in TMT
  • Asia IP Experts (2018) – “Expert” in Patents and Trademark
  • Client Choice Awards (2018) – Individual Winner for Patents for Malaysia Jurisdiction
  • Expert Guides (2018 and 2019) – “Leading Practitioner” in Trademarks and Patents
  • IAM Patent 1000 (2015 – 2017) – ranked for Patent Litigation and Patent Prosecution
  • IAM Patent 1000 (2019) – ranked for Patent Litigation, Transactions and Prosecution
  • IAM (2010) – World’s Leading Life Sciences Patent Litigators
  • MIP IP Stars (2018 – 2020) – Patent Star in Malaysia
  • MIP IP Stars (2020) – Trademark Star in Malaysia
  • World Trademark Review (2019 and 2020) – “Silver Tier” in Enforcement and Litigation
  • Who’s Who Legal (2007 – 2018) – “Expert” in Trademarks
  • Who’s Who Legal (2019 and 2020)- “Global Leader” in Patents