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      Kin Wah Chow

      Principal

      Jakarta

      +62 21 769 7333

      Biography

      Kin Wah is a registered foreign lawyer with Suryomurcito & Co – a Rouse network firm for all activities reserved to Indonesian lawyers. He is also a Principal at Rouse.

      He handles predominantly dispute resolution and enforcement matters.

      Kin Wah brings to the firm a strong international experience in relation to both contentious and non-contentious IP matters after working for a long time in China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.  He regularly advises local and foreign clients on matters related to patent infringements, trade mark infringements, software contract disputes, and patent and trade mark oppositions. He also uses his experience to create a difference. Some of his publications are a testimony to that. He is also the Chairperson of EUROCHAM Indonesia IPR working group and is often invited by International associations to discuss the IP landscape in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

      Qualifications

      • Bachelor of Law, National University of Singapore (1988 – 1992)
      • Registered Foreign Lawyer, Indonesia
      • Advocate & Solicitor, Supreme Court of Republic of Singapore (1993)
      • Solicitor, England & Wales
      • Attorney-at-Law, New York, United States of America
      • Solicitor & Barrister, Western Australia Supreme Court

      Memberships

      • Chairperson of EUROCHAM Indonesia IPR Working Group
      • Chairman of Training Sub-committee, Law Society - Information & Technology Committee

      Awards

      • IAM Patent 1000, 2020: Listed as “Recommended Individual”
      • Chambers and Partners, 2016, 2018 - 20: Listed as 'Notable practitioner'
      • Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2016 & 2017: Listed as a 'Notable practitioner' and Ranked as ‘Foreign Legal Consultant’
      • World Trademark Review 1000, 2019 & 2020: Listed as ‘leading individuals and recommended for notable work’
      • World Trademark Review 1000, 2015 & 2016: Listed as 'Leading individual'
      • Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020: Listed as ‘Key lawyer in Tier 1’
      • Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2015: Listed as a 'Recommended Individual’
      • Who’s Who Legal Patents 2020: Nominated among Indonesia lawyers
      • MIP IP Star 2019: Recognized for notable work