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Mary Thomas

Intellectual Property Legal Eagle

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After 23 years in Multi-National Company as in-house counsel, working as IP Practitioner in Large top-tier firms with regional presence, Mary Thomas decided to pursue her passion of providing practical, cost-effective, and seamless international service that provides the greatest value to her clients without the pressure to fulfil statistical accomplishment in driving revenue by comprising value and service in a corporate world.

She is now able to provide service with a difference, serve with passion and commit with dedication. A discerning difference in the IP legal industry.

Her Qualifications & Experience

  • Qualifications: She holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of London and has over 25 years of experience in the field of intellectual property, with a focus on trade mark portfolio management including advise on filing strategy, securing rights, search and prosecution.
    Other qualifications:

    • Registered Trade Mark Agent (Malaysia)

    • Registered Industrial Design Agent (Malaysia)
      SCOPE IP™ Consultant

    • WORLD TRADEMARK REVIEW 1000 2018- Leading TM Professional (Prosecution & Strategy: Silver)

  • Expertise: Her extensive knowledge stems from a vast experience working in well-known law firms, specialist IP firms and more importantly large multinational companies (MNCs) as an in-house IP counsel. She is qualified and experienced in Malaysian IP  and also a registered Trade Mark and Design agent in Malaysia.

  • Areas of expertise - search, filing and opposition (specifically in Asia). Coupled with in-house experience, this gives her a unique perspective and advantage advising on and managing diversified client portfolios. Her knowledge of the inner workings of large organisations, ability to manage risks, engage in large search projects and formulate the appropriate trade mark strategies for filings and enforcement globally are of significant benefit to a broad range of clients.

  • Listing in WTR 1000 - Given her years of experience and good rapport with her clients, she was listed in the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) as one of the leading individuals in Trademark prosecution and strategy in Singapore. This award was given after selective interviews of past list of clients.

  • Languages: proficient in English and Malay. Intermediate level in Bahasa Indonesia and Malayalam. Basic Tamil.

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