Henry Goh, one of the top IP specialist in Malaysia, passed away on 20th July 2008, at the age of 67.
With some experience as a legal clerk in trademark affairs, Goh started Henry Goh & Co Sdn Bhd in 1977 due to a chance encounter with an Italian patent attorney. The encounter led him to be curious about this field which led him to discover the viability of this field from IP books and magazine.
In an interview with Malaysian Business, Goh described his early trailblazing adventure as a test of resilience, self confidence and self ability. He personally attended to most of the paper work and deadlines as he did not have a dispatch staff then. As a pioneer who established an IP boutique firm, his networking and marketing flair contributes to his firms growth. Henry Goh is regarded as one of the top IP firms in Malaysia today.
Goh regularly shares his knowledge by conducting seminars and presentations in universities, research organizations, chambers of commerce and business conferences.
The IP profession in Malaysia has loss one of its prominent leader.