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Janet Toh Yoong San

Janet Toh Yoong San



  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telco

WSG Practice Industries


WSG Leadership

Intellectual Property
Janet Toh Yoong San is one of the few partners with the expertise in Intellectual Property Protection and ownership, advertising, consumer protection, copyright, domain names, franchising, gaming and regulatory approvals for food, drugs and cosmetics, as well as distributorship, licensing, outsourcing, service and consultancy agreements.

She has also conducted due diligence for various acquisition projects. Janet is also regularly advises clients on regulatory matters in the e-commerce and telecommunications industries. She represents clients in the pharmaceutical, tobacco, retail and internet-related services industries.

Bar Admissions

Malaysia (2002)


LL.B (Hons), University of Bristol
LL.M, National University of Singapore
Certificate in Legal Practice
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property | Technology, Media & Telco

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Who's Who Legal: Trademarks 2015

Professional Associations

Malaysian Bar
Member of the International Bar Association (IBA)
Licensing Executives Society (LESM)
International Trademark Association (INTA)

Professional Activities and Experience

Past President of Licensing Executives Society (LESM) Malaysian chapter
Committee member of Data Protection Committee, International Trademark Association (INTA)


Shearn Delamore & Co Legal Update February 2021 (Financial Services, Intellectual Property, Tax & Revenue)
Shearn Delamore & Co., March 2021

FINANCIAL SERVICES BNM announces new funds for SMEs On 5 February 2021, Bank Negara Malaysia ("BNM") announced: an additional RM2 billion for the Targeted Relief and Recovery Facility (“TRRF”); the establishment of a RM200 million Disaster Relief Facility (“DRF”) 2021.   TRRF The TRRF was a facility announced in the Budget 2021, established to assist eligible SMEs in the services sector...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Update February 2021
Shearn Delamore & Co., February 2021

DISPUTE RESOLUTIONWide order of injunction sought against online marketplace operator refused in the High CourtE-commerce has become an indispensable part of the country’s economy particularly with the Covid-19 pandemic. With its growing demand come legal challenges which are novel to Malaysia.Recently, our Dispute Resolution Partners K...

Shearn Delamore & Co. Legal Update September 2020 (Intellectual Property)
Shearn Delamore & Co., October 2020

Compounding of Offences under the Malaysian Trademarks Act 2019 and RegulationsSection 136 (2) of the Trademarks Act 2019 (“Act”) grants the Controller with the power to compound offences under the Act. In essence, compounding means payment as a settlement in lieu of prosecution of an offence.Further, section 136 (1) of the Act empowers the Minister to make regulations pertaining to compounding with the approval of the Public Prosecutor...

Additional Articles

Articles & Publications:

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2019). Pharmaceutical Advertising. Chamber Global Practice Guide. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/Chambers-Global-Practice-Guide-Pharmaceutical-Advertising-2019.pdf

Toh, J & Abraham, K (2019). Malaysia. In A. Nick (Ed.) The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Trade mark, (8th Ed, pp. 216-227). Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/International-Comparative-Legal-Guide-to-Trade-Marks-2019-Janet&Karen.pdf

Toh, J & Lee, C. Y (2019). Malaysia: Trend & Development. Chamber Global Practice Guide: Copyright (pg.1 - 4). Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/Chambers-Global-Practice-Guide-Copyright-2019.pdf

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2018). Malaysia. In Gaspar, E (Ed.), Genuine Use of Trademarks. The Netherlands: Wolter Kluwer International.

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2018). Malaysia. In Swaine, K (Ed.), International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks (7th Ed, pp. 215-216). London: Global Legal Group.

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2017). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2017. Pg.165-171. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World-Trademark-Review-Anti-Counterfeiting-2017.pdf

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2016). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2016. Pg. 187-192. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World-Trademark-Review-Anti-Counterfeiting-2016.pdf

Toh, J., Abraham, K. & Lee, T (2016). Industrial Design Rights: Malaysia. In B. W. Gray & G. Rita (Eds) Industrial Design Rights: An International Perspective (2nd Eds). The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International.

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2015). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2015. Pg. 179-185. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World-Trademark-Review-Anti-Counterfeiting-2015.pdf

Toh, J. & Abraham, K (2014). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2014. Pg. 171-176. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/World-Trademark-Review-Anti-Counterfeiting-2014.pdf

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2013). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2013. Pg. 148-153. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/World-Trademark-Review-Anti-Counterfeiting-2013.pdf

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2012). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2012. Pg. 93-96. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World%20Trademark%20Review-%20Anti-Counterfeiting%202012.pdf

Toh, J & Kaur, A (2012). IP and Online Advertising. Managing Intellectual Property. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Managing-IP-Asia-Pacific-Middle-East-IP-Focus-2012.pdf

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2011). Malaysia. World Trademark Review: Anti-Counterfeiting 2011. Pg. 89-92. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World%20Trademark%20Review-%20Anti-Counterfeiting%202011.pdf

Toh, J. & Araham, K (2007). Top of the to-do List. Managing Intellectual Property, Pg. 139-141. Retrieved from https://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/Managing%20Intellectual%20Property-%20Top%20of%20the%20to-do%20List%202008.pdf

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