Sri heads the Intellectual Property, Sports and Gaming laws practice group of the Firm.
Sri’s main area of practice is intellectual property law. Sri was the Managing Partner of Kandiah & Sri, a boutique law firm which is focused in the protection and resolution of issues relating to intellectual property rights, before the firm merged with Christopher & Lee Ong in 2015.
Sri holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) Degree from King’s College London, United Kingdom. He was awarded the Malaysian Law Scholarship 1999, which is a full scholarship awarded by University of London to the student with the best results in Malaysia for the 1st year of LLB, to read law at King’s College London for the 2ndand 3rd year of the LLB degree.
Sri is recognized as an "IP Star" by Managing Intellectual Property, a leading publication in the area of Intellectual Property.
Sri’s main area of practice is intellectual property law, in relation to both contentious and non-contentious work. He assists and represents clients in relation to disputes relating to patents, copyright, privacy and trade secrets, trade mark, passing off, industrial designs, advertising and domain name and also in relation to various aspects of enforcement of intellectual property rights. Over the years, he has represented many multinational companies from diverse range of sectors in litigation and in managing and implementing anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting programmes for them.
His non-litigation work includes drafting and advising on IP issues in corporate and commercial transactions, particularly in relation to licensing, franchising, regulatory advice, entertainment, sponsorship and merchandising.
Sri has also acted and succeeded in the first contested adjudication before the Communications and Multimedia Content Forum (CMCF) in respect of a broadcast advertisement for a leading global oil company.
Memberships / Directorships
- Malaysian Bar
- Kuala Lumpur Bar
- Member, Intellectual Property Committee, Bar Council, Malaysia
- Committee, Licensing Executives Society of Malaysia (LESM)
- Member of the International Trade Mark Association (INTA)
- Member, IP Committee of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry (EUMCCI)
- Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA)
- Member, Sports Committee, Bar Council, Malaysia