Lawyer Profile

Janet Toh Yoong San - Partner - Shearn Delamore & Co

Tel: +603 2027 2978
Email: [email protected]
Address: 7th Floor, Wisma
Hamzah-Kwong Hing
No.1, Leboh Ampang
50100 Kuala Lumpur,

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malaysia, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Media & Technology

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Practice Areas  


  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology & Communications




  • English,
  • Malay,
  • Chinese  




Janet Toh has wide-ranging experience in intellectual property and technology transactional work. Janet advises clients on issues relating to intellectual property (IP) protection and ownership, advertising, consumer protection, personal data protection, domain names, e-commerce, franchise, gaming, regulatory approvals for food, cosmetics and drugs and telecommunications. Janet also carries out IP due diligence for licensing, mergers and acquisition projects and e-commerce related transactions.




  • LL.B (Hons), University of Bristol
  • LL.M, National University of Singapore
  • Certificate in Legal Practice
  • Advocate & Solicitor, High Court of Malaya




  • Malaysia (2002)




  • Former president of Licensing Executives Society Malaysian chapter
  • Committee member of Data Protection Committee, INTA
  • Committee member of Bar Council Cyber Law Committee



  • Malaysian Bar
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • ITechlaw Association



  • Malaysian section of the World Trademark Review Anti-Counterfeiting Guide (2010-2017) [co-author]
  • Malaysian section of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Trade Marks 2018 [co-author]
  • Malaysian section of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecoms,  Media & Internet Law & Regulations 2019 [co-author]
  • Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 Malaysia Trends and Developments: The Rise of the Machines – Artificial Intelligence & Copyright Law – the Malaysian Landscape [co-author]
  • Chambers Global Practice Guide 2019 Malaysia Pharmaceutical Advertising: Q&A [co-author]




  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2019 and 2020) – “Recommended Lawyer” in TMT
  • World Trademark Review (2018 – 2020) – “Recommended Individual” in Prosecution and Strategy
  • World Trademark Review (2020) – “Recommended Individual” in Transaction
  • Who’s Who Legal (2015) – in Trademarks