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Khai Kwan

Khai Kwan

Barrister/Advocate/Solicitor

Sydney
Licensed in
New South Wales/Australia, Sabah/Malaysia
Sydney Law
School
5.0 5
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out of 2 reviews
About
My main background is in litigation (corporate) and patent prosecution (before USPTO) for the last 16 years. However in last 5 years I am doing mostly startup work, negotiation and trouble-shooting for clients in countries like Eastern Russia, Mongolia, China, Malaysia, Australia, South Africa. I was awarded 10 US Patents.My first patent application was a prepaid card which uses an alias (instead of numbers) filed in 1999 and approved in 2014 (before Alice) See US PATENT 8,650,126, it has a long history, one examiner said so. Recently I was in the news for creating the ebay of properties. https://goo.gl/cH1hlJ
11
Years
experience

Representative Clients

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Mozambique has a situation where mining and power grid authority are under different ministries. In this situation the mine lease is shorter than the power purchasing period requiring us to secure a third party to supply in default compensating the power grind authority. Chris was able to help us to negotiate the terms and default mechanism."

Power Purchasing Agreement and Concessionaire Agreements
Posted on Sep 12, 2016
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Chris helped me to setup a power of attorney for my trustee linked to a brokerage account setup under a trust deed to purchase shares in a foreign market."

Trust Deed and Power of Attorney
Posted on Sep 12, 2016

Work History

Khai Kwan (Sydney, Australia)

Principal Lawyer

Sep 2015 - Present

I do migration and IP law at the moment. In NSW (Australia) I currently appear as a Solicitor while in Malaysia and Western Australia (where I previously practised in child abuses cases, I appeared as a Barrister, so its a bit of adjustment. I am currently actively building my practise by adding value providing an auction platform for my clients to sell their properties (see Violater,com) .

Sep 2015 - Present

KHKWAN & CO (Malaysia)

Advocate

Feb 2009 - Present

In addition to law, I do coding and prosecuting before the USPTO. There is a difference working in litigation that only those involved can experience, for example finding the truth at what costs is a dilemma ? Spending hours picking on details which your client cant even remember by testing his or her memory. Persuading Patent Examiners that your case is preferred.

Feb 2009 - Present

MF Poon & Hiew (Malaysia)

Advocate

Aug 2006 - Jan 2009

This is my training ground to be an Advocate.

Aug 2006 - Jan 2009

Ecorpnu Pty Ltd (Australia)

Executive Director

Feb 1999 - Jun 2006

My first startup. I was doing my Phd (in concealing data or creating fake data) then at Sydney Uni. I also designed self-printing tickets before it became fashionable (barcodeticket.com), ran a domain registrar service, (under opensrs) and so on. Came up with other ideas like deposits bidding, now depositoffer.com which is patented.

Feb 1999 - Jun 2006

University Malaya

Lecturer

Nov 1995 - Jan 1999

I taught environmental law and environmental economics at postgraduate level. I did not manage to get my students to be environmental conscious which was my goal. In fact I am disappointing over the environmental had no place in our politicians' at all until now especially in China where they are forced to clean by force now.

Nov 1995 - Jan 1999
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