Peter Desmond Wee Tian Peng is an Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya. He graduated with a law degree in LLB (Hons) from the University of Malaya and holds a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Surrey, London, United Kingdom.
He is the founding partner of Messrs Ismail Sabri Wee & Wong, Advocates & Solicitors, Kuala Lumpur and practices intellectual property laws. As a Registered Patent, Trade Mark and Industrial Design Agent, he often prosecutes IP filing locally and internationally (including PCT filing) and advises clients on IP registration, IP searches and IP enforcement through infringement ctions in Court for Patents, Trademarks and Industrial Designs.
He is a consultant, legal counsel and advisor to ISW Intellectual Property Sdn Bhd and advises on IP management and commercialization. He often helped SMEs and start-up companies to plan, manage and strategize their IP portfolios, review business plans, coach IP licensing and franchising. As a qualified SEAD (South East Asia Drafting) Course Patent Drafter, Peter advises inventors on the legal and technical aspects of patent drafting, claims and specifications. Through his vast experiences in the private and government sectors, Peter also assists clients in IP valuation and funding.
Peter Desmond Wee is currently the elected President of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) and appointed Corporation Board Member of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO), an agency under the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism. He is the chairman of the MyIPO Investment Committee which decides on IP investment policy and decision making for all IP businesses in Malaysia
He is a member of the Bar Council Intellectual Property Committee, the Bar Council Corporate and Commercial Law Committee, International Trademark Association (INTA), Asean Patent Attorney Association (APAA) and The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI). He sits as one of the Award Selection Board Member of the Small and Medium Industry Association (SMI) and often being invited to be one of the judges for the ITEX Exhibition organized yearly by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS).