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Timothy Siaw

Timothy Siaw

Partner

Expertise

  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telco

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Patent Law Workshop Group
Member
INTA Group
Member
Patent Law Group
Member
Profile
Timothy Siaw is one of the partners in the Intellectual Property 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 the 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.


Bar Admissions

Victoria, Australia (1990)
Malaysia (1991)

Education

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
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property | Technology, Media & Telco

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2003 – 2013); a Leading Lawyer in Intellectual Property
Chambers Asia Pacific (2009 – 2014, 2017 and 2018); one of the Leaders in their Field in Intellectual Property
Client Choice Awards (2014 and 2018); Individual Winner for IP; Patents for Malaysia
Expert Guides 2018 - one of the leading practitioners in Trademark
IAM Patent 1000 (2015 – 2017) ; ranked for Patent Litigation and Patent Prosecution
IAM for World’s Leading Life Sciences Patent Litigators (2010)
MIP IP Stars 2018/19 – Trademark Star in Malaysia
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2014 - 2018); a Recommended Lawyer in Intellectual property
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2016 - 2018); a Recommended Lawyer in TMT
Who’s Who Legal (2007 - 2018); An Expert in Patents & Trade Marks


Professional Associations

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


Professional Activities and Experience

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

Articles

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Update July 2020 (Intellectual Property)
Shearn Delamore & Co., July 2020

International Filings via Madrid ProtocolOn 27 December 2019, Malaysia acceded to the Madrid Protocol, opening Malaysia up to the international trademark filing system. Parallel to the accession, as many are aware, the new Trademarks Act 2019 also came into force on the same date, establishing, amongst others, the law and practical guidelines for the international filing system.With over 1...

TMT And Data Compliance & Cybersecurity: Personal Data Protection in the Age of Covid-19
Shearn Delamore & Co., July 2020

With the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) since 18 March 2020, the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) as well as the Recovery Movement Control Order, the Government has issued a number of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to control the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Chambers Global Practice Guide: Life Sciences 2020
Shearn Delamore & Co., June 2020

Pharmaceuticals and medical devices in Malaysia are governed by the following main legislation and regulations:the Sale of Drugs Act 1952 (SODA 1952);the Control of Drugs and Cosmetics Regulations 1984 (CDCR 1984);the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 (DDA 1952);the Poisons Act 1952 (PA 1952);the Medicines (Advertisement and Sales Act) 1956 (MASA 1956); andthe Medical Device Act 2012 (MDA 2012)...

Additional Articles

Articles & Publications:

Siaw, T. & Pravind Chandra (2020). Malaysia. In S. Katharine (Ed). International Comparative Legal Guide to: Patent 2020 (10th Eds, pp 137-142). Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/publication/International_Comparative_Legal_Guide_to_Patents_2020-confirmed_by_ICLG.pdf

Siaw, T. & Kow, C (2020). Malaysia. In S. Roy & K. Ben (Eds). International Comparative Legal Guide to: FINTECH 2020 (4th Eds, 211-218). Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/publication/International-Comparative-Legal-Guide-to-Fintech-2020.pdf

Siaw, T. & Au, M (2020). Life Sciences: Chamber Global Practice Guide. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/publication/Chambers-Life-Sciences-2020.pdf

Siaw, T & Kow, C (2019). Malaysia. In S. Roy & K. Ben (Eds). International Comparative Legal Guide to: FINTECH 2019 (3rd Eds, 174-181). http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/publication/The_International_Comparative_Legal_Guide_to_Fintech_2019_confirmed_by_ICLG.pdf

Siaw, T. & Kow, C (2018). Malaysia. In S. Roy & K. Ben (Eds). International Comparative Legal Guide to: FINTECH 2018 (2nd Eds, pp. 149-156). https://prodstoragesam.blob.core.windows.net/highq/2536831/the-nternational-comparative-legal-guide-to-fintech-2018.pdf

Siaw, T. & Diong, E (2017). Malaysia. In S. Roy & K. Ben (Eds). The International Comparative Legal Guide to: FINTECH 2017 (1st Ed, pp. 107-112). UK: Global Legal Group Ltd.

Siaw, T. & Diong, E (2017). Malaysia. In B. Rob (Ed). The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations 2017 (10th Ed, pp. 133-141). UK: Global Legal Group Ltd.

International Trade Mark Association (INTA) Country Guide for Malaysia (2016 and 2017)

CASBAA - Pay TV and OTT Policies in Malaysia (2015 and 2017)

Atkin's Court Forms Malaysia for Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright and Industrial Designs (2016)

Malaysia's Chapter. Doing Business in Asia (2016). Sweet & Maxwell

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)

Siaw, T (2012). Malaysia. In S. Massimo & C. Thierry (Eds.) Patent Litigation: Jurisdictional Comparisons (2nd Eds, pp.283-290). London: Sweet Maxwell.


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