Name: Muhammad Azrul Abdul Hamid
Firm: Azrul, Liew & Co.
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Azrul has gained more than 20 years of litigation experience dealing in a wide range of litigious matters at the High Court and the Appeal Courts involving intellectual property claims including inter alia, patent, trade mark, copyright, trade secret, passing off and trade libel. Azrul also deals with many tortious claims such as unlawful interference with trade and negligence claims.
Other matters that Azrul deals in include debt collection, breach of contract, and also provide advisory services for the retail, tenancy and hospitality industry providing corporate advisory services, industrial relations queries and also drafting and vetting of 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, SMEs and MNCs.
Throughout the years Azrul has worked closely with many government agencies and especially the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs in joint efforts to eradicate piracy and counterfeiting in Malaysia.
Azrul is a member of the EuroCham IP Committee and is an IP External Expert of the South-East Asia IP SME IP Helpdesk.
Azrul is also a member of the Cyber Law Committee of the Malaysian Bar.
He was ranked in band 3 of the Chambers and Partners 2020 and 2022 publication where it was commented that “Muhammad Azrul Abdul Hamid is well recognised for his IP practice by market sources. He has expertise in relation to enforcement matters”.