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Jyeshta Mahendran

Jyeshta Mahendran



  • Competition Law & Antitrust
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws

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Jyestha Mahendran advises on the protection, maintenance and enforcement of Intellectual Property (IP) rights including IP related agreements, trademark prosecution, trademark searches and registrability, trademark opposition and rectification proceedings, copyright, patents and industrial design. She is has also advised and acted on IP transactional issues such as licensing, franchising and commercial contracts. She also handles cases relating to consumer laws, advertising, franchising, sponsorship, merchandising, media, consumer protection, domain names and regulatory approvals for food and drugs. She also assists with IP enforcement through relevant government agencies.

Jyeshta also advises on competition laws, including the interaction between competition and IP as well as Data privacy laws and compliance issues relating to the collection and use of personal data including review of data protection notices

Bar Admissions

England & Wales (1995)
Malaysia (1997)


B.Sc (Hons) Law and Chemistry, University of Keele, UK
Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
Registered Patent Agent
Registered Trademark Agent
Registered Industrial Design Agent

Areas of Practice

Competition Law & Antitrust | Intellectual Property | Personal Data Protection and Privacy Laws

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2017 and 2018); a Leading Lawyer in Competition & Antitrust and Intellectual Property
Asia IP Experts (2015 and 2017); a Leading lawyer for Trademark and Copyright
World Trademark Review (2013 - 2018); a Recommended Individual for Prosecution and Strategy
Who's Who Legal 2018; An Expert in Trademarks

Professional Associations

Malaysian Bar
International Bar Association (IBA)
Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)
Asia Patent Attorneys Association [Malaysia] (APAA)
International Trade Mark Association (INTA)

Professional Activities and Experience

IP Committee of the Malaysian Bar Council
Committee Member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)
Asia Patent Attorneys Association (Malaysia Group)
Non-Traditional Trade Mark Committee of the International Trade Mark 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 July 2020 (Intellectual Property)
Shearn Delamore & Co., July 2020

International Filings via Madrid ProtocolOn 27 December 2019, Malaysia acceded to the Madrid Protocol, opening Malaysia up to the international trademark filing system. Parallel to the accession, as many are aware, the new Trademarks Act 2019 also came into force on the same date, establishing, amongst others, the law and practical guidelines for the international filing system.With over 1...

Additional Articles

Articles & Publications:

Jyestha Mahendran (2017). IP During Challenging Economic Times. Asia IP. Retrieved from https://www.asiaiplaw.com/section/ip-analysts/ip-during-challenging-economic-times

Jyestha Mahendran & Abraham, K (2016). Business brief 2016: Malaysia. World Intellectual Property Review. Retrieved from https://www.worldipreview.com/contributed-article/business-brief-2016-malaysia

Jyestha Mahendran & Abraham, K (2015). Business Brief: Malaysia. World Intellectual Property Review Annual. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World-IP-Review-Annual-2015.pdf

Jyestha Mahendran & Abraham, K (2013). Business Brief: Malaysia. World Intellectual Property Review. Pg. 124-125. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/World%20IP%20Review-%20Annual%202013.pdf

Jyestha Mahendran & Abraham, K (2012). Business Brief 2012: Malaysia. World Intellectual Property Review. Retrieved from https://www.worldipreview.com/article/business-brief-2012-malaysia

Jyestha Mahendran (2013). Industrial Design Protection. Asia IP.

Jyestha Mahendran & Anand Raj (2012). Competitive Changes. Asia IP. Retrieved from https://www.asiaiplaw.com/article/competitive-changes

Jyestha Mahendran (2011). Aiming for an Innovation Economy. Managing Intellectual Property.

Jyestha Mahendran & Abraham, K (2009). Managing IP in the Credit Crunch. Managing Intellectual Property. Pg. 123-125. Retrieved from http://www.shearndelamore.com/pdfs/Managing%20Intellectual%20Property%20Managing%20IP%20in%20the%20Credit%20Crunch%202009.pdf

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