Indran Shanmuganathan is a partner with Shearn Delamore & Co, one of the oldest and largest legal firms in Malaysia.
His areas of practice are Intellectual Property and Technology: trademarks; copyright; industrial designs and patent infringement litigation; rectification and invalidation proceedings relating to registered trademarks; industrial designs and patents; enforcement of IP rights through the relevant government agencies; agreements related to intellectual property and IT; consumer laws; and prosecution of trade mark and industrial design applications.
His contentious practice deals with all aspects of Intellectual Property litigation and he has represented many multi-nationals in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. He has been involved in unfair trade practice cases, the mediation or settlement of intellectual property related disputes, and representation of clients in dispute resolution matters. He is also actively involved in IP enforcement through the relevant government agencies.Indran advises his clients on information technology, e-commerce, telecommunications, franchising, entertainment, media, sponsorship and merchandising matters and related agreements. He also advises on protection and maintenance strategies of various IP rights, franchising, IT related agreements and various regulatory laws.
Indran graduated with an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Leicester. He qualified as a Barrister at Law (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1996 and was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1997 and as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Singapore Bar in 2002.
He is a member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA).
Paul Linus Andrews is the Head of the Law Department, School of Business, Sunway University.
He has been actively engaged in private higher education for the last 14 years in both the administration and management of courses and programmes as well as the teaching of law at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. His main areas of specialization are Company Law, the Law of Evidence, Public Law, and Equity and Trusts.
Paul was the co-contributing editor, Halsbury’s Laws of Malaysia on Administrative Law (2002), the co-author, Equity and Trusts in Malaysia (Sweet and Maxwell 2005), and a co-contributing editor for the electronic database on the Malaysian Legal System as part of the ASEAN Law Association’s web-site (2006).
Suganthi Singam is a partner with Shearn Delamore & Co, one of the oldest and largest legal firms in Malaysia.
Her principal area of practice is Employment Law, both contentious and non-contentious. She represents her clients at all levels: the Industrial Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and Federal Court. She also advises her corporate clients on mergers and acquisitions, misconduct the repercussions on employees and employers, voluntary severance schemes, restructuring and reorganization of companies, etc.
Suganthi graduated in 1994 from the University of Manchester LLB (Hons). She was admitted to the Malaysian Bar in 1996. She has an LLM from the University of Malaya.