Dave A Wyatt is an executive director and head of patent and industrial design at Henry Goh Malaysia. He is a European patent attorney and a registered Malaysian patent, industrial design and trademark agent.
He began his IP career in the patent department of General Electric Company in the United Kingdom before working in private practice with leading patent attorney firms in London and Munich.
Mr Wyatt has lectured and conducted workshops on patent practice and drafting for the Malaysian patent agent examinations. His comprehensive in-house training on technical, legal and procedural aspects of IP protection has led to the successful registration of 12 Malaysian patent agents at Henry Goh.
With over 25 years of IP experience, Mr Wyatt’s advice and opinion on IP protection strategies from the business, technical and legal viewpoints is much sought after. Since 2006, he has appeared regularly before the High Court of Malaya in several states as a patent attorney expert witness.
Mr Wyatt is a member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association, the Asian Patent Attorneys Association, the International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys and the International Trademark Association, and an associate member of the UK Institute of Trademark Attorneys. He is also a member of the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology and a chartered engineer of the Engineering Council UK.
Henry Goh & Co Sdn Bhd
House of Henry Goh
217 Jalan Imbi
Kuala Lumpur 55100
Designs: A Global Guide 2014
The protection of industrial designs in Malaysia is governed by the Industrial Designs Act 1996 and the Industrial Designs Regulations 1999, which came into force on September 1 1999.
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