- Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln’s Inn)
- Registered Patent, Trade Mark and Industrial Design Agent (Malaysia)
- LL.B. (Hons) (University of Bristol)
- Registered Trade Mark and Industrial Design Agent (Singapore)
- New Plant Varieties Agent (Malaysia)
- Admitted as Advocate & Solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2006
Geetha has been with KASS since 2006, upon completing her pupilage at a reputable law firm in Malaysia. In 2007, she trained under European Trademark Attorneys at a well-established IP firm in France. She has extensive experience in handling all aspects of trademarks and designs in various industries, including the pharmaceutical, food & beverage, property development, automotive and apparel industries.
On top of managing local and international portfolios, she handles domain name disputes and provides assistance to franchisors and franchisees (in the form of franchise agreement drafting, franchise registration support and professional advice).
Geetha frequently shares her IP expertise on local radio station, BFM89.9, and has contributed articles for various local and overseas publications. Her comments on case law in Malaysia have been quoted in publications abroad such as the Asia IP magazine, ITMA Review by the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) and Managing Intellectual Property, a Euromoney Publication.
She was recognised for her exceptional work in the IP field by Prestige Magazine (2010), where she made it into the Top 10 of “Malaysia’s Top 40 under 40”. She has been a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Asia Roundtables Project Team since 2012 and was recently appointed as a member of INTA’s Brands and Innovation Committee.