The Global Pandemic Covid-19 and its Legal Implications
COVID-19 has crept into our lives, akin to a persona non grata, influencing what we talk about, what we do, where we go, and whom we see.
The World Health Organization has declared the infamous COVID-19 a pandemic, and just last night, the Malaysian Prime Minister made an announcement of the movement control order, signifying the enormity of this alarming disease.
For the very first time about a week ago, a court in Sabah handed out sentences with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology.
LAW Partnership's Head of Intellectual Property & Technology Suaran Sidhu and BFM 89.9 - The Business Station break down the use of AI for sentencing - types of applications AI can have in the legal system and their implications, why AI is beneficial, the future of AI, and legal technology.
The way you glide your fingers across your keypads. The way you move. Your signature head tilt. Uniquely you. But at what cost?
BFM 89.9 - The Business Station speaks to LAW Partnership Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Suaran Sidhu about the basics of biometric technology and why (or if!) it's a good thing, especially in light of the government's announcement that birth and marriage certificates will now be issued using biometric data.
LAW Partnership Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Suaran Sidhu speaks to BFM 89.9 - The Business Station on how the new Act is different from its predecessor; what the broader benefits as well as drawbacks are of adhering to the Madrid Protocol; the revamped provisions from the old Act; and whom it benefits.
Taiwanese DONUTES Wins Recognition as Rightful Owner
LAW Partnership assisted renowned cakes and bakery brand from Taiwan, Donutes, to secure their intellectual property (IP) rights when the High Court recognised them as the rightful owner of the DONUTES trade marks, and the operating systems and processes in Malaysia.
From likes, shares, comments and your friends, nothing goes unnoticed.
LAW Partnership Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Suaran Sidhu speaks to BFM 89.9 - The Business Station on the recent Cambridge Analytica leakage. Amongst others, Suaran says that although this new discovery is shocking, it is nonetheless expected given how the company has spread its wings across over 65 countries.
LAW Partnership and the owner of the original Sri Paandi restaurant in Brickfields known for its authentic South Indian cuisine, Kuala Lumpur, shared a deliciously victorious moment this week when the legitimate successor (Sri Paandi Restaurant Sdn Bhd) was recognised as the rightful owner of the goodwill in the business and proprietor of the brand name ‘SRI PAANDI’.
Congratulations to our partner Brian Law, co-head of Intellectual Property practice group. He is ranked as a “Trade mark star – Malaysia” in the fields of Designs, Patent strategy and counselling; Trademark strategy and counselling by Managing Intellectual Property – IP Stars 2019.
LAW Partnership – Rising Law Firm of the Year 2019
LAW Partnership wins the ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2019 - “Rising Law Firm of the Year” Award. “A big thanks to all our peers, clients and ALB for presenting us with this award. The firm is honoured and humbled,” said Suaran Sidhu, Managing Partner and Head of Intellectual Property of the firm. “We are extremely happy. Great effort goes to the entire team at the firm, and this includes lawyers and the business support team.”
The Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo and its ministry is mulling on a new law against news portals that purportedly allow insensitive comments to be left on their online platform by readers. He has recently advised news portal operators to be more careful and take full responsibility of what is written in their comments section.
The Intellectual Property and Technology Team gets nominated in the ALB SEA Law Awards 2019
The Intellectual Property and Technology Team in LAW Partnership is honoured to be nominated by ALB SEA Law Awards 2019. We are nominated in the category of “Regional Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year” 2019, alongside other prominent firms in Malaysia.
LAW Partnership nominated in ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2019
LAW Partnership is grateful to be recognised by ALB and honoured to be nominated alongside with other prominent firms in Malaysia. 2018 has been a challenging yet wonderful year, the firm looks forward to an exciting year in 2019. A big thanks to ALB and our peers for this nomination and recognition.
Malaysian government is currently planning to streamline all agencies in charge of tackling content piracy under one ministry, to make anti-piracy efforts more effective. These actions will bring impact to many industries when it comes to digital piracy. One of the industries impacted is the film industry.