Caroline Francis

Managing Partner

Advocate & Solicitor
Registered Patent, Trade Mark &
Industrial Designs Agent
Mediator (Bar Council)

Right of Audience                  Admission to Practise Law

High Court of Malaya                    5 March 1998

Areas of Specialisation

Intellectual Property Law
Company Secretarial Practice
Licensing
Franchising

Professional Membership

Member of the Advisory Council Board of World Licensing Law Report
Verifier from Malaysia to the International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
Member of the Executive Committee of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)(most recently for 2018-2020), the Honorary Secretary of MIPA (2002-2004) & (2006-2008), the Honorary Treasurer of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) (2008-2010) and the Vice President of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) (2010-2012)
Councillor and the Honorary Treasurer of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)(2005, 2006, 2016-2018, 2018-2020)
A Examiner for Patent Agents (2004-2017)(Malaysian IP Office)
A Councillor for the Asean IP Association (2011 to 2020)
A Mediator at the Malaysian Bar Council Mediation Centre

Education

B. Comm. (P.N. Andhra) 1983
LL.B. (Hons.) (Wolverhampton) 1995
Certificate of Legal Practice (Malaysia) 1996

Languages

English
Bahasa Malaysia
Tamil