Lee Tatt Boon

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Lee Tatt Boon has more than 40 years’ experience in intellectual property law, in particular copyright, patent and design, trade mark and trade practices law. He is also a registered Trade Mark Agent, registered Design Agent and Patent Agent as well as a Notary Public. Born in Ipoh, Malaysia on 24th May 1949, Lee Tatt Boon studied law at Gray’s Inn, London and was conferred a Barrister-at-Law decree in 1972. He was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1973. During his time in SKRINE he was also admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor in Singapore and in Brunei. In January 1981, Lee Tatt Boon became a Partner of the law firm SKRINE and became a Consultant in January 2015.

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Areas of Practice
Character Merchandising, Copyright Advisory, Designs Advisory, Entertainment, Franchising & Licensing, Media, Patents Advisory, Trademarks Advisory, Trade Descriptions, Trade Secrets/ Confidential Information.


Professional Affiliations

  • Elected Chairman of ICC Malaysia (the Malaysian Chapter of the International Chamber of Commerce) in December 2012 and was Vice Chairman since February 2004. He is still a member of the Executive Board of ICC Malaysia.
  • Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers (FRIM) Ethical Business Practice Committee
  • ICC (Malaysia) IP Committee
  • Legal Affairs Committee of The Associated Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Malaysia (ACCCIM)
  • Former Associate Editor of “Trademark World” and Former Editor of “IP Asia”.
  • Member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), International Trademark Association (INTA).




  • Barrister-at-Law, Gray’s Inn, London
  • Barrister of the High Court in England in 1972.
  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1973.
  • Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Singapore in 1991 and in the High Court of Brunei in 1996.
  • Trade Mark Agent
  • Design Agent
  • Patent Agent
  • Notary Public



Authored/Co-authored the following articles and publications:

  • “Countermeasures Against Infringement” (Japan External Trade Organisation Publication) together with another co-author, 1999 & 2000.
  • “Malaysian IP Rights in Outline”, 1991
  • “Product Fraud: Counterfeiting Goods Suppression”, June 1993
  • “Alternative Enforcement to Trade mark Rights – Managing Intellectual Property Trademark Yearbook 2000”
  • “Recent Legislative Developments in IP Malaysia” – IP 2000 World Desk Reference by Lex Mundi
  • “IP in Malaysia – IP Profiles” – IP Asia, 2001
  • “Brands – The Need To Be Legally Strong” together with another co-author, 2002
  • “Trademarks Source Book for Malaysian Businessmen”, 2005
  • “Marketing for Young Lawyers”, 2005

Delivered a presentation on “The Role of Arbitration in Intellectual Property Disputes” at the International Conference on Settlement of International Commercial Disputes, October 2003



The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.


The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employement

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 


Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.



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