Name: Girard-Foley, Philippe
Firm: GIRARD-FOLEY & Associates
Locations: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Over a continuous presence of more than 25 years, Philippe Girard-Foley has helped many European companies protect and defend their IP rights and establish a successful business in Asia, through direct investment, partnership, distributorship, agency, franchising or otherwise. He is a regular speaker at events focusing on ASEAN matters, and has authored several publications on ASEAN IP laws including the chapters on Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam of 'Intellectual Property Rights - Acquisition, Scope and Enforcement' for the EU program Asia Invest.
Philippe Girard-Foley has received both a civil law and common law education (Paris Sorbonne, Paris Institute of Political Sciences 'Sciences Po', University of Pennsylvania Law School, CIArb London) and is a member of the Paris Bar from France as well as an associate member of the Victoria Law Institute from Australia. Philippe joined South East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk network in 2013.