Yen Yen Oon is patent manager and oversees Henry Goh’s patent operations, including staff training and education on Malaysian patent law and practice.
In addition to her responsibilities in the patent department, Ms Oon is business development manager at Henry Goh. She oversees marketing activities and implementation of the firm’s business plan. In line with the firm’s philosophy of cooperative growth, she establishes strategic partnerships with local and foreign associates to better serve clients in the global IP arena.
Ms Oon holds a master of laws from the University of London and an honours degree in microbiology from University Malaya. A registered Malaysian patent, industrial design and trademark agent, she specialises in the fields of biotechnology and chemistry patenting.
Her advice on the identification of patentable inventions, drafting of patent specifications and prosecution of Malaysian and overseas patent applications is sought after by clients and colleagues alike. Ms Oon’s opinions on patentability, infringement, freedom to operate and validity have played a key role in clients’ decision-making processes for launching their products on the Malaysian market.
She has conducted workshops and regularly speaks at seminars on the subject of patent practice, interpretation of patent claim scope, patent searching and plant variety protection.
Ms Oon is a member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association and serves as a co-opted member of its executive committee. She is also a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association and the International Trademark Association.
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