Ling Hui Ng
Ling Hui’s practice includes advisory and contentious work in all areas of intellectual property law. She has acted for a range of international clients from the high-end fashion, education, technology, FMCC and automotive sectors.
Ling Hui draws upon her experience of intellectual property practice in Malaysia, where she regularly acted for clients in High Court intellectual property litigation and contested registry disputes before the Malaysian IPO.
Her advisory work includes drafting long-term comprehensive brand protection strategies for existing companies and new entrants to the market, covering anti-counterfeiting, anti-piracy, domain name monitoring and enforcement methodologies.
Ling Hui is fluent in written and spoken Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien Chinese and Malay.
Prior to joining Redd in January 2017, Ling Hui's contentious work in Malaysia included:
- High Court trade mark infringement litigation following a substantial seizure of counterfeit goods, representing Koninklijke Philips N.V.
- High Court patent pool litigation, representing two major international technology companies suing a Malaysian manufacturer. ?
- High Court trade mark invalidation claim in a franchise context, representing a local FMCG company.
- High Court trade mark and passing off litigation, representing a major telecommunications conglomerate against a hotelier.
- Acting as supervising solicitor on numerous seizure raids conducted by armed enforcement officers. Co-ordinated teams carrying out simultaneous raids at different locations and overcame significant challenges including threats of violence, attempts to conceal goods and information being leaked to counterfeiters.
Advisory / Non-contentious IP Experience
- Managed a large portfolio of trade mark registrations, carried out searches and dealt with oppositions.
- Advised an international restaurant chain on territorial goodwill and the legal effect of a disclaimer distinguishing the client from an existing business.
- Advised local generic drugs manufacturer on the potential infringement of patents in advance of their expiry date.
- Advised a foreign client on a potential industrial design dispute.
Ling Hui read law at the University of Leeds and graduated in 2010. She completed the Bar Professional Training Course at Nottingham Law School and was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2011. In 2012 she was admitted as an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. She initially practised in general civil and commercial litigation at Shearn Delamore & Co, before joining Rahmat Lim & Partners in 2013 to specialise in intellectual property law.
In 2016 she completed the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme and was admitted to the roll of solicitors of England and Wales.
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