Debbie is the Managing Principal and Head of the Patents department at DCC Advanz. Having graduated with a Degree in Computing, Debbie chanced upon the realm of intellectual property, where she has been ever since. With over 17 years in the company, Debbie has worked across the major types of intellectual property. She was Deputy CEO prior to setting in to her current role.
She is a Registered Patent, Industrial Designs, Trademark and Geographical Indications Agent of Malaysia.
Management of DCC Advanz's overall operations
Guiding new clients in planning and developing intellectual property portfolios
Planning intellectual property portfolio strategy and commercialization of intellectual property assets
Development of intellectual property management systems, frameworks and policies
Managing & coordinating foreign networks
Development of intellectual property education and training programs
B.Sc. Computing, University of Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Registered Patent, Industrial Designs, Trade Mark, Geographical Indications Agent of Malaysia
Framework & policy development
IP education & training
INTA - Vice Chair, Indigenous Rights Committee
- Vice President of the Malaysia Group - Chairperson, Young Members Advisory Committee - Committee Member, Communications Committee
Debbie’s interests outside of work lean heavily in the arts - playing and listening to an assortment of music, and dabbling in food and crafts. She is always up for a good board game, where she can control minions and conquer worlds.