Dave A Wyatt is European patent attorney and registered Malaysian patent, industrial design and trade mark agent.
After working in industry with a major consumer electronics manufacturer, Dave embarked on his career in IP by joining the patent department at the General Electric Company in the United Kingdom. He later worked in private practice with leading patent attorney firms in London and Munich, before joining Henry Goh in 1996.
Dave has lectured and conducted workshops on the subject of patent practice and drafting for the Malaysian patent agent examinations. His comprehensive in-house training on technical, legal and procedural aspects of IP protection has led to the successful registration of 12 Malaysian patent agents at Henry Goh.
With over 20 years of IP experience, Dave's advice on IP protection strategies from the business, technical and legal viewpoints is much sought after. Since 2006, he has appeared before the High Court of Malaya as an expert witness, and has tendered opinions on Malaysian patent practice, validity and infringement.
As a leading authority on patents and industrial design in Malaysia, Dave has been consistently nominated in AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers. He is also cited as a recognised individual for patent prosecution work in IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.
Dave is an associate member of the UK's Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA), and a member of the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA), the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), the International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI) and the International Trademark Association (INTA).
While Dave is an IP specialist, he remains a technology enthusiast – true to his engineering background. He is a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) as well as a chartered engineer registered with the Engineering Council of the United Kingdom.