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WIPO Information Notice No. 28/2022 – Entry into Force of the 12th Edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services (“Nice Classification”)

09 November 2022 The World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) has issued a notice dated 14 October 2022 informing that the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification will enter into force on 1 January 2023. A number of changes have been made to the goods and services classified under the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification which […]


Asia’s Top 15 IP Lawyers 2022 by Asian Legal Business

We are delighted that Mr. Michael C.M. Soo, our Managing Partner and Head of the Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Licensing Department, has been listed amongst Asia’s Top 15 IP Lawyers by Asian Legal Business in the October 2022 issue of the publication. The October 2022 issue of Asian Legal Business is available as an […]


Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022

16 August 2022 The Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 (“Bill”) was tabled for its first reading on 27th July 2022 by the Minister of Health. Colloquially dubbed as the “Generational End Game Bill” or “GEG”, the Bill is aimed at eradicating the habit of smoking with the view of protecting the health […]


Proposed Amendments to Courts of Judicature Act 1964

27 July 2022 At its 2nd reading on 25.7.2022, the Dewan Rakyat passed a bill to amend, among others, sections 28 and 68 of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964. As a result of these amendments, some of the significant changes that will be made, are as follows: (a) there will no longer be any appeal to […]


Chambers Global Practice Guide: Construction Law 2022 (Malaysia)

We are pleased to share that our Partners, Lam Ko Luen and Victoria Loi, and Senior Associate, Nina Lai, contributed the Malaysian chapter on Construction Law 2022, part of the Chambers Global Practice Guides recently published by Chambers and Partners (hyperlink). Our contribution to the guide provides the latest trends and developments as well as practical […]