Indran Shanmuganathan

Indran Shanmuganathan

Indran Shanmuganathan

Indran’s practice largely relates to Trademark, Copyright, Patent, and Industrial Design litigation. Indran regularly appears as lead counsel in complex and novel cases some of which have been landmark IP cases that encompass cutting edge IP issues in the High Court, Court of Appeal and the Federal Court. He has led and argued leave applications for appeals to the Federal Court and the substantive appeals subsequently. He has also been sought out to do Counsel work for both IP and civil commercial litigation matters. Indian was also accorded the accolade of the “Asialaw Regional Award 2019 for Outstanding Practitioner in Malaysia.”

He has advised and litigated on IP issues with clients from varied cross-section of industries such as major renowned worldwide sporting bodies, Pharmaceutical companies, Automative companies, clients from the service industry such as hotels and restaurants and various consumer product companies on IP rights and disputes.  He continues to be actively involved in IP enforcement and anti-counterfeiting work often collaborating with the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs.

Indran’s varied IP practice, in addition, covers IP registration and due diligence. He is further involved in advisory and drafting IP, IT and e-commerce related agreements across a varied cross-section of industries. Indran is also well versed in advisory and regulatory work relating to Franchise and Distribution Agreements and disputes, Pharmaceutical and Food legislations, Advertising, Domain Name Disputes, licensing and regulatory work relating to the Communication and Multimedia Act, sponsorship and merchandising matters, Media Broadcasting (Advertising) and related agreements as well as various regulatory laws.

Indran also provides advice on compliance and related work in the area of Competition and Antitrust including the preparation of competition policy and competition law dispute resolution. He also advises clients on compliance and other matters relating to Personal Data Protection & Privacy Laws.