Humanising Intellectual Property Services ™

We are an Intellectual Property (“IP”) hub driven by our founders’ mission to humanise IP services. Our business is centred upon our clients’ need and demand and assisting them in achieving the biggest opportunity and accolade.

At Ian IP, we strive to be a close and confidential listener and to provide personalised legal advice and marketing strategy tailored to our client’s special needs.

During our 20 years of practice, we have successfully assisted our clients in worldwide IP registrations and prosecution, agreements drafting, negotiation, IP management, IP commercialisation and business marketing strategies. We take pride with our proven record of 90% success rate in refusal and opposition matters and we will continue our best effort to serve you whenever and wherever you are.

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    Our Services

    IP Training

    IPAZ offers a wide range of online training courses (in-house training, professional skills training, educational training, career training and customized intellectual property (IP) management course) in Malaysia, led by a team of professional IP practitioners and approved Training Providers for HRDF. Their unique approach efficiently converts knowledge into enhanced productivity and competitive advantage.  

    IP Career Training Course – specially designed for those who wish to explore IP as fulltime or part time career to increase their earning potential. Essential IP skills will be taught and trained. Each short, intense and targeted course will help you to build your profession and foundation to be a professional IP adviser.   

    Trademark Search Training Course aimed to minimise the costs of trademark registration, you will be taught and equipped with hands-on knowledge of  trademark search and how to access to trademark search database in Malaysia and other countries and how to analyse your search results. After the training, you would be able to conduct an independent trademark search anywhere and anytime. You can make profit out of it too!

    Patent Services

    A patent adds value to the invented product and process of an inventor. However, it must be realised that mere acquiring a patent does not guarantee the commercial success of the said product or process. At Ian IP, we work to ensure our clients achieve high return of investment of research and development.

    At Ian IP, our team of patent professionals are equipped with backgrounds in law and technology.  Our team has always worked closely with local and foreign inventors be it individual, universities or companies to protect their most valuable invention. Our team has vast experience in patent pre-registration personalised consultation and coaching, patent strategy crafting, patent drafting, application of grant of patent, patent commercialisation, patent licensing, manufacturing and outsourcing, negotiation, patent related agreement drafting. Our patent drafting covers patent in biotechnology, patent in pharmaceutical, patent in chemistry, patent in chemical process technology and patent in general mechanical engineering.          

    Trademark Services

    Trademark is a symbolic recognition of your company which distinguishes your goods and services from others and give your company a competitive edge. It is a long run commitment to protect and maintain your trademark to allow your trademark and business to stand out from business crowd.

    At Ian IP, our trademark specialists comprised of practising and non-practising lawyers who have had vast experience in the area of Intellectual Property law. We offer a full spectrum of trademark services ranging from local and worldwide trademark search, trademark application, trademark forensic, trademark due diligence, trademark management, business marketing strategy, prosecution and infringement, refusal and opposition, corporate agreement drafting to trademark commercialisation. Our team has recorded a proven 90% of success rate in the handling refusal and opposition matters. We have always been committed to prioritise the need of our each of our clients and to provide the most suitable management and marketing methodologies to protect and at the same time create and extract value from their trademarks.  

    Copyright Services

    At Ian IP, we provide a full range of copyright services which include the filing of copyright voluntary notification, copyright protection, copyright advisory and consultation, copyright prosecution and enforcement, commercialisation and copyright infringement consultation.

    In Malaysia, just like other Berne Convention countries, copyright registration is not a requisite. Copyright exists the moment a work is “reduced into material form”. Notwithstanding, as copyright voluntary notification system in the MyIPO provides a public record or evidence of ownership, it is always advisable to file a copyright voluntary notification in the MyIPO.  Over the course of the years, we gained experience in handling all the copyright issues to the best satisfaction of our clients. 

    Industrial Design Services

    Industrial design law protects the aesthetic aspect of an article. A good industrial design considers not only the aesthetic aspect but also user experience, mechanical functionality, manufacturing process, cost and timeline. At Ian IP, we have vast and diverse experience locally and internationally to assist you with industrial design registration, pre-registration product development process, protection and prosecution, licensing and commercialisation to generate maximum profit in sync with your business goal.

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    Corporate Drafting

    At Ian IP, our corporate team comprised of practising and non-practising lawyers, lead by Jolene Low who is the partner of Messrs Huei Sze & Co.  Over the course of the years, our team has successfully assisted our clients in handling a variety of legal task including the drafting of shareholders agreement, share sale agreement, supply agreement, licensing agreement, franchise agreement, trade secret, non-disclosure agreement, negotiation, settlement and commercial matters. At Ian IP, our corporate team strive to provide personalised professional advice and consultation based on the need of each of our clients.

    Why Choose IAN IP?

    High 90% Success Rate

    IAN IP has a 90% proven high success rate in assisting clients to achieve worldwide successful intellectual property registrations, whereby our clients’ success translates as our success too.

    Precise & Concise

    IAN IP provides precise and concise communication and solutions catered towards each of our clients’ individual goals and setbacks to ensure a smooth and successful registration of their intellectual property assets.

    At IAN IP, we have always been a close and confidential listener and made it a point to listen closely and understand fully our clients’ needs, before we offer advice which is both honest and reliable. Our clients love this level of responsiveness and have held our company in high regard for our services.

    One-Stop Centre

    In addition to mainly intellectual property concerns, IAN IP also provides a one stop professional centre which also addresses corporate structure concerns such as intellectual property corporate and commercial services.

    Personalised Approach

    At IAN IP, each individual client is unique and hence, we specialised in providing tailored and personalised approach for each individual client as we recognise that every client is different. 

    Our experienced professionals are ever ready to listen and provide you with the right advice for your intellectual property assets.

    Worldwide Connections

    IAN IP forges strategic partnerships with like-minded experts internationally to cover the full spectrum of Intellectual Property services to serve and provide our client better.

    Intellectual Property Applications all over the world (Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Brunei, China, Europe, India, Hong Kong, Indonesia,  Japan, Korea, Macao, New Zealand, Singapore,  United States of America, Taiwan, Middle East, Canada, South East Asia).

    IAN IP Services

    Our scope of services which encompasses trademarks, patents, copyright, industrial design, utility innovation, trade secrets and geographical indication include the following:-

    • IP pre-registration strategy proposal
    • IP registration
    • IP prosecution and enforcement
    • IP due diligence
    • IP portfolio management
    • IP forensics
    • IP dispute resolution
    • IP corporate and commercial strategy crafting
    • IP corporate and commercial agreement
    • IP valuation
    • IP commercialisation
    • IP Clinic
    • IP Watch
    • Trade secret

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      Our experienced professionals are ever ready to listen and provide you with the right advice for your intellectual property assets.

      Our Founders

      Ian Chua

      Ian holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree from University Putra Malaysia (UPM). He has over 13 years of industry experience with hands-on involvement as a professional IP practitioner including a significant stint in one of Malaysia’s elite IP firm. Ian is a registered patent agent, trademark agent and industrial design agent specializing in IP registration and prosecution, patent drafting, IP management and due diligence, corporate strategy as well as IP worldwide advisory and registration.

      Jolene Low

      Graduating with a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from University of London, she was the recipient of Tun Hamid Omar Foundation Award for Best CLP Student in Malaysia in 2010. Admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2011, Jolene specialises in IP Litigation, banking litigation, shareholder and director disputes, land disputes as well as IP corporate matters.

      Importance of Protecting Your IP Assets

      Important Revenue Stream

      In a world of rapid development, globalization, advancement of technology and increase in commercial activities, Intellectual Property assets can be your company’s intangible assets to assist in your business growth in revenue. Such assets can be financially exploited because like physical property, they can be sold, assigned and franchised, amongst many other more dealings.

      In case of a business merger or acquisition, registered and protected IP assets can increase the value of your business significantly as well.

      Full & Secure Protection

      Intellectual property can consist of many different areas, from logos and corporate identity to products, services and processes that differentiate your business offering from that of other traders. Depending on individual circumstances, you can use patent, trademark or copyright – all which cover different areas of intellectual property to prevent anyone else from utilising your ideas for their own profit without your written consent.

      Marketing & Branding

      Your Intellectual Property assets play a crucial role in your business’s marketing and branding strategy. When it comes to successful marketing, it acts as a crucial tool in creating an excellent business image to promote your brand into the market and to ensure that there is no likelihood of confusion among the public.

      Coupled with well-planned marketing and branding strategy, intellectual property assets can be seen as an investment in maintaining a company’s competitive advantage and edge in the market.

      Security & Loans

      The new Trademarks Act 2019 came into force on 27 December 2019 and recognises trademark as an asset in respect of which a security interest may attach, thus allowing a registered trademark to be assigned or to be the subject of a charge in the same way as other personal or movable property.

      It is as Easy as ABC

      IAN IP has a 90% proven high success rate in assisting clients to achieve worldwide successful intellectual property registrations, whereby our clients’ success translates as our success too.