B706, Level 7, Block B, Kelana Square
Jalan SS7/26, 47301 Petaling Jaya
Tel: +60 3 7882 0456 / 7880 3457
Fax: +60 3 7882 0457
Current position: Founding director
Practice area/industry focus: Patent; trademark; design filing and prosecution; copyright; hearings; opposition; plant varieties, grants of breeders' rights; licensing; IP disputes; trade dress
Career highlights: Clara CF Yip holds a double degree in law and economics from Auckland University, New Zealand. Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the high court of New Zealand in 1993, she returned to Malaysia to qualify as an advocate and solicitor of the Malayan Bar in 1994. She is a registered patent, trade mark and industrial design agent. In February 2002, she founded the firm MarQonsult® IP, a boutique IP firm located in Petaling Jaya, adjoining Kuala Lumpur. She has amassed over 24 years of experience in IP, including all aspects of filing and prosecution, IP disputes, IP protection and defensive strategies, IP due diligence, cancellation and invalidation proceedings, and enforcement. She is proficient in English and Malay, and conversant in Cantonese, French and Mandarin. She has been named an Asialaw Leading Lawyer for IP annually from 2006 to 2010; nominated in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 editions of Euromoney's Women in Business Law guide; recognised in the 2016 and 2018 edition of Euromoney's Trademark Expert Guide; and, is a Global Law Experts recommended attorney. She provides advice and consultation to local and foreign multinationals, SMEs, institutions, and individuals, and is a member of the FICPI, AIPPI, APAA, INTA and ASEAN IPA.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2018 in Intellectual Property