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Adhuna Kamarul Ariffin

Position: Managing Partner
Field of Practice:

Trade Marks
Litigation & Enforcement
Industrial Designs
Corporate & Commercial
Entertainment and Media Law


LL.B. (Hons) Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London (1995)
Certificate of Legal Practice (1997)
Malaysian Patents Agent Exam (1998)
Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya (2000)


Fascinated with IP since her university days, Adhuna joined the firm as a paralegal in 1996 and passed her patent agents examination in 1998. She carried out her pupillage with the firm and was called to the Malaysian Bar in May 2000.

Today, Adhuna is the managing partner of the firm and handles and advises clients on a broad range of IP issues including franchising, licensing, related corporate matters as well as ICT agreements. With regard to franchising, she focuses on assisting foreign companies looking to enter the Malaysian market, and in particular has advised and acted for several successful foreign franchisors in the food and beverage and retail industry.

She also handles IP litigation matters, as well as advises clients on issues relating to copyright, trademark, patents and industrial design protection and prosecution.

Adhuna is a member of the Malaysian Bar and is a registered patent, trademark and industrial design agent. She has also been recognised in the International Who’s Who Legal: Franchise in 2014 and 2015.


Member, Malaysian Bar Council
Member, Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)

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