SENIOR ASSOCIATES
 
Corporate Division
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Dispute Resolution Division
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Intellectual Property Division
 
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Natalie Lim Yen Kuan

Senior Associate, Intellectual Property Division
SKRINE

CONTACT DETAILS:
Tel: 603 - 2081 3999 ext 894
Fax: 603 - 2094 3211
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Overview

Natalie Lim graduated from King’s College London with a LLB (Hons) degree in 2009. She was admitted as a Barrister-At-Law (Middle Temple) in October 2010 and was admitted to practice as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in October 2011.

She has been with the firm since her pupillage and joined SKRINE’s Intellectual Property Division after her admission to the Malaysian Bar. She is now a Senior Associate in the Intellectual Property Division.

Her area of expertise includes general advisory work relating to intellectual property rights and advising on data protection laws, in particular regulatory and compliance issues relating to the Personal Data Protection Act 2010. Her experience includes advising on and drafting of contracts in relation to intellectual property (e.g. assignment, licensing, franchising and distributorships), media and information technology (e.g. outsourcing, licensing, development, systems integration and end user licence agreements). She has also advised on communications and multimedia, e-commerce as well as online gaming and gambling. She also handles registration of industrial designs.

 

Further Details

Areas of Practice

Intellectual Property, Data Protection, Franchising, Technology, Media and Telecommunications.

Qualifications

  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya
  • Barrister at Law, Middle Temple, London
  • LLB (Hons) King’s College London

Experience

Data Protection

  • Advised various multinational and local companies on data protection issues and in particular, compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”) and banking laws, drafting the necessary documents such as consent and notice forms and assisting with registration.
  • Drafting and reviewing agreements between various companies and third parties such as back-office IT/data processors, subsidiaries and related companies for compliance with the PDPA.
  • Assisting various clients on the development of their Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)/internal working procedures.

Telecommunications, Media and Technology

  • Advising on various issues relating to the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, its ancillary regulations and guidelines, including the regulation of communications and multimedia services, licensing requirements, content regulation, interception of telecommunications, technical regulations, consumer protection issues, spectrum assignment, universal service provision and digital signature.
  • Assisted clients in their application for a licence / registration from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.
  • Assisted a party involved in the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) project for the implementation of digital terrestrial television services in Malaysia, an initiative of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.
  • Advised clients who operate in rapidly changing and converging telecommunications, media and technology (TMT) industries on various aspects of doing business in Malaysia.

Information Technology

  • Advised on and drafting a wide variety of commercial contracts used in the IT industry (e.g. outsourcing, licensing, development, systems integration, distribution, service levels and end user licence agreements).
  • Assisted in negotiation of IT contracts.
  • Conducted legal IT due diligence on companies in various industries including manufacturing, insurance, electronic payment and provision of credit and charge cards and media content.

Media and Entertainment

  • Advised on issues related to media and entertainment.

General IP advisory and prosecution

  • Advised on various commercial IP matters such as distributorships and licensing.
  • Conducted legal IP due diligence on companies in various industries including manufacturing, insurance, electronic payment and provision of credit and charge cards and media content in connection with transactions relating to acquisitions and disposals.

Publications

  • Co-authored “Intellectual Property and Competition Law”, Legal Insights, September 2012.
  • Authored “New Laws on Electronic Trade Transactions: Consumer Protection (Electronic Trade Transactions) Regulations 2012 published by Computer Law & Security Review (2013).
  • Authored “Personal Data Protection Act 2010 FAQ” published by Computer Law & Security Review (2013).
  • Authored “Updates on the Malaysian Personal Data Protection Act 2010” published by Computer Law & Security Review (2014).
  • Co-authored “Changing Landscape of Telecommunication Services in Malaysia” published by Euromoney’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Expert Guides (2015).
  • Personal Data Protection Act 2010 – Talk presented for FMM Selangor in 2014.
  • Personal Data Protection Act 2010 – Talk presented for National Sports Institute in 2015.

 
ACCOLADES & AWARDS

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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SKRINE Clinches Top Honours at ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2017

On 6th April 2017, the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards was held and SKRINE was named

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

SKRINE also bagged 5 other awards

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Asialaw Profiles 2017

The Asialaw Profiles has ranked Skrine as Outstanding Firm and particularly highlighting the following practice areas:

Outstanding Firm

  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Project & Infrastructure

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