IP Elements within Internet of Things

11 Nov 2020 - Wed / 1 day / 11:00am - 12:00pm / CPD Live webinar at Zoom

This CPD Live webinar will explore intellectual property (“IP”) issues that arise in relation to the Internet-of-things (“IoT”), namely issues such as copyright, patents and trademarks, and how such issues come about eg. licensing of IP rights.

Highlight: Registration will open once the circular for this event is issued
Law Student: RM 0
Member: RM 20
Members admitted from 1 July 2011: RM 20
Non-Member: RM 60
Pupil in Chambers: RM 20
Organisers: Bar Council

CPD Points: 1
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Upon successful registration, a link to the CPD Live webinar will be emailed to registered participants only. Registration will close at 3:00 pm, on 9 Nov 2020 (Monday).

No additional registration will be accepted once the closing date has passed, or if the CPD Live webinar is full.

The CPD Department may not permit future registration if you fail to attend a CPD Live webinar after registering unless you provide an acceptable and valid reason(s).

The Bar Council Cyberlaw Committee, in collaboration with the Bar Council Continuing Professional Development (“CPD”) Department, is proud to present the Cyber Law Upskilling Series. This series aims to help participants understand contemporary issues relating to the intersection of law and cyberspace.

This CPD Live webinar will explore intellectual property (“IP”) issues that arise in relation to the Internet-of-things (“IoT”), namely issues such as copyright, patents and trademarks, and how such issues come about eg. licensing of IP rights.



Muhammad Azrul bin Abdul Hamid has more than 19 years of experience in a range of matters at the High Court and the Court of Appeal involving IP claims, contractual matters, debt collection and tortious claims.

Azrul also has experience in providing advisory services for the retail, tenancy and hospitality industries, dealing with industrial relations queries, drafting and vetting of tenancy and commercial agreements.

Azrul has advised clients on the multiple facets of public policy and government engagement, including dealing with government agencies and local authorities in relation to business related issues for start-ups, small and medium enterprises (“SMEs”), and multinational corporations (“MNCs”).

Azrul is a member of the Eurocham IP Committee, Kuala Lumpur Bar Committee IT Committee, and Bar Council Cyberlaw Committee. He is a contributor and regular speaker for the South-East Asia EU-SME IPR Helpdesk.


Liew Shie Ying has more than 18 20 years of experience in advising clients including Fortune Global 500 companies, on many aspects of protection of IP rights, including but not limited to trade marks, designs and copyright, with a focus on brand protection including full clearance trade mark searches, trade mark applications, prosecutions, oppositions, cancellations and enforcement of trade marks.

Shie Ying also provides corporate advisory services including drafting and vetting of agreements. She has advised clients on all aspects of commercial exploitation of IP rights, including negotiating and preparing distribution, manufacturing, information and communications technology (“ICT”), licensing and franchising including assisting clients in obtaining approval and securing registration under the Franchise Act 1998. Shie Ying’s practice also covers personal data protection, including preparation of privacy policies and statements.

Shie Ying is a registered trade mark agent and registered industrial agent in Malaysia. She is the President of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (“AIPPI”) Malaysian Group. She also has experience resolving issues relating to the entertainment industry.

Terms and Conditions

A Step-By-Step Guide to Join the CPD Live Webinar

(1) For seamless streaming, download the Zoom app
You will be given a webinar ID and a password to join CPD Live Webinar once your registration has been confirmed.

(2) Log in to Zoom, and provide your username
For Members of the Bar or pupils-in-chambers, use the format below for identification purposes when prompted:

Full name (as per NRIC) | Bar Council membership number or petition number

For non-members, provide your full name only.

(3) Setup your space
Ensure that you have a strong Internet connection. You may use an earpiece for clarity.

(4) Mute your microphone
When CPD Live is ongoing, please mute your microphone on Zoom at all times to ensure there is no interruption from your end.

(5) You may raise questions during the Question-and-Answer session only
Please take note that no speaking is allowed when the CPD Live Webinar is taking place.

If you wish to raise a question, please type in the chat box and the speaker will respond accordingly.

(6) Please, do not do this
Screen recording, sharing the webinar ID and password links, reproducing the content of the CPD Live Session on any platform are strictly not allowed.

Any unregistered person may be removed without prior notice, and no CPD point will be awarded. Failure to adhere to this may result in disciplinary action by the Bar Council.


Event Policy

Places are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

For events with registration fees, all payments must be made in advance, including bank charges. Registration will be confirmed once proof of payment is provided by email or fax, and full payment is received.

For events that are not organised by Bar Council, please note that you are subject to the relevant terms and conditions specified by the external providers.


Cancellations must be made in writing.

If you have failed to inform the organiser on your cancellation for three consecutive times, you may be blacklisted for future events.


Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:

  • Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
  • No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.

The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.


You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.


CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.


The personal information that you provide to the Bar Council, whether now or in the future, may be used, recorded, stored, disclosed or otherwise processed by or on behalf of the Bar Council for the purposes of facilitation and organisation of this event, research and audit, maintenance of a participant database for the promotion of this event, and such ancillary services as may be relevant.


  • Materials will be emailed only. No printed notes will be provided.
  • No recording of the event is permitted via any means at any time.
  • No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).



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