Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Law Firm in Asia
Other Offices: Kuala Lumpur Taguig City Singapore Bangkok Hanoi
Law Firm OverviewPatrick Mirandah Co. (PMC) is an intellectual property boutique practice which provides a one-stop shop for your IP needs in Southeast Asia and the Indian sub-continent. From our offices in Singapore and Malaysia, established for over 25 years, we have set up a network, including offices in Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and Brunei, as well as an affiliate office in India. We are able to coordinate and serve your IP needs for all of these countries and also for the other ASEAN countries, including: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Indian sub-continent countries of Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
Patrick Mirandah is the Chief Executive Officer of Patrick Mirandah Co. Patrick is based in the Malaysian office of PMC. Gladys Mirandah, our Director for Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam, is located in the Singapore office of PMC. Gladys oversees its operations as well as the growth of the PMC offices in Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam. She also actively participates in the Indian affiliate office.
PMC is a boutique practice providing services in all areas of intellectual property law for the countries we cover including: patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial design, litigation support in all areas of intellectual property disputes, investigation and watch service, enforcement action, infringement advice, licensing, franchising, entertainment and media, Asian intellectual property portfolio management, dispute resolution, privacy and trade secrets, regulatory approvals for food and drugs, due diligence, domain names, intellectual property consultancy, intellectual property management, integrated circuits, geographical indications, freedom to operate, E-commerce, consumer protection and advertising clearance.
Year this Office was Established: 1986
Languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, French.
Areas of Law
Additional Areas of Law: Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights; Intellectual Property Litigation; Cancellation & Opposition Actions.
Areas of Law Description
A patent is a monopoly awarded to the owner of a new and previously undisclosed invention. It has a life span of about 20 years, and affords the owner the right to exclude others from making, using or selling the invention without permission.
A Trademark is used to indicate the origin of the goods and services and to distinguish the goods and services of one trader from those of another.
Copyright is a set of exclusive rights over use of a particular expression of an idea or information and this may subsist in a wide range of creative, intellectual, or artistic forms that include literary, musical, choreographic, artistic and even print and broadcast media copyrights.
- Industrial Design
pmc regards Industrial Design as the ornamental aspect of useful objects.
pmc understands Franchising as a method of conducting business wherein tried and proven methods of doing business is disclosed to a franchisee in exchange for recurring annual fees or payment which usually are a percentage value from gross sales or gross profits.
- Intellectual Property Litigation
pmc views an approach on dispute resolution as being pragmatic with business-oriented objectives.
- Investigation and Watch Service
Intellectual Property protection includes calculated anticipation of infringing actions by other entities against protected rights.
- Enforcement Action
Intellectual Property rights protection is as critical as obtaining rights over Intellectual Property.
- Infringement Advice
Infringement refers to the violation of a law or Intellectual Property right of an individual or entity company, including infringement in patent, trademark and copyright.
pmc can help you manage the use of Intellectual Property rights such as Patents, Trademarks, Copyright and Industrial Designs.
- Due Diligence
pmc offers its Intellectual Property Audit services to major multinational and listed companies that consider Intellectual Property to be their topmost priority asset, having developed various audit methodologies, tailor-made for our clients' businesses.
- Domain Names
Domain Names allow Internet users to more easily find and communicate with internationally accessible web sites and other internationally networked and server-based services.
E-Commerce consists of primarily the distributing, buying, selling, marketing and servicing of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks.
- Dispute Resolution
Dispute Resolution is a process requiring professional skilled intervention which includes mediation, conciliation, or negotiation between parties with the objective of attempting to reach a mutual, consensual agreement on a contentious issue.
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- Intellectual Property Owner Association (IPO)
- The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)
- The Institute of Trade Mark Agents (ITMA)
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Patrick Mirandah Co. News and Publications
Articles Published by Patrick Mirandah Co.
KU DE TA Keeps Name in Singapore
In Guy Neale and others v Nine Squares, the Singapore High Court dismissed a trade mark invalidation suit and passing off claim and confirmed the requisite attributes for the establishment of goodwill.Read Article
South East Asia is Fertile Ground for Intellectual Property Recognisance and Growth
In 2013, several Southeast-Asian countries including Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore have seen some significant development in their respective Intellectual Property regime.Read Article
Singapore’s Apex Court Develops and Clarifies the Law of Trademarks
2013 has been a progressive year for Singapore as 3 Court of Appeal decisions have been handed down in relation to the law on trademarks and the tort of passing off.Read Article
Birkenstock prevails and steps on competition
The Philippines Supreme Court was once again confronted with the issue on ownership of trademark in its recently decided case of Birkenstock Orthopaedie GMBH and Co. KG vs. Philippine Shoe Expo Marketing Corporation (G.R. No. 194307, November 20, 2013).Read Article
Singapore: Delay Spells Death for Trademark
Tilaknagar Industries Ltd. ("Applicants") had applied for three trademark applications for the stylized version of the mark "Savoy Club" ("Applicants' marks") while Distileerderij En Likburstokerij Herman Jansen B.V. ("Respondents") filed a trade mark application for the word mark "Savoy Club" ("the Intervening Application"). Notices of Opposition against the Applicants' marks were filed in July 2011.Read Article
A New Patent Prosecution Highway with SIPO
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) to establish a two-year Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme between the two intellectual property offices. The pilot program is scheduled to commence on 1 September 2013.Read Article
Moves Towards Consolidation of Data Privacy Law in Indonesia
Of all human rights, privacy can be one of the most difficult to balance. This is exacerbated by the Internet where free, easy and voluntary dissemination of information is routine both in the business and privately.Read Article
India Accedes to Madrid Protocol
On 8 April 2013, India finally deposited the instrument acceding to the Madrid Protocol. The international trademark registration system is expected to come into force in India from 8 July 2013. It became the 90th contracting party to join the Madrid Protocol.Read Article
Trademarks in Malaysia – The Position of Well-Known Marks
Protection given to Well-Known marks in MalaysiaRead Article
Attempt to Patent an Architectural Design in Singapore
Architectural design Patent??Read Article
Singapore Copyright Saga – Right of Privacy v Virtual Copyright
Update on Odex Anime case in SingaporeRead Article
Asian Countries Fight Copyright Infringement
Activities taken up by different Asian countries to eradicate copyright infringement.Read Article
Initiatives at Philippines IP Office
Developments and new initiatives within the Philippines IP Office.Read Article
Indonesia GI Protection
The Latest Developments in the Protection of Geographical Indications in IndonesiaRead Article
Vietnam Trademark Practice
At a Glance – Trademark Practices in Vietnam: Your 2007 UpdateRead Article