Founder & CEO of Intellect Group
Intellect was founded by Solomon Lee, a man who has had a vast practical experience in providing consultation in IP matters for more than 20 years and is also a registered Trade Mark agent. Having also trained in the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation for IP Rights, his expertise, experience and professionalism have gained him much reputation in the IP industry throughout all these years.
Co-Founder & COO of Intellect Group
Joanne co-founded the Intellect Group with Solomon, bringing with her operational and administrative background thanks to her Bachelor of Public Administration honors degree from UUM.
Also an IP professional, Joanne is a Registered Trademark as well as Industrial Design Agent. With more than 15 years of experience in the field, she has the technical and procedural know-how of trademark, industrial design, copyright and patent at her fingertips. Joanne’s strength lies in overseeing the operations of the Intellect Group – making sure that the services delivered are technically accurate, timely and cost-effective.
In addition to that, she also possesses a holistic understanding of the IP industry, making her an indispensable advisor for franchising, licensing and other business expansion matters. Joanne is also a member of the Malaysian Association of Creativity and Innovation (Macri) and the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), in addition to being a nationally-recognized IP professional.
In 2004, she was the Malaysian representative to a Japan Patent Office Intellectual Property course conducted in Japan as a result of a nomination by the Ministry of Trade and Consumer Affairs.
Associate Partner (Australia)
Chang Aun (Dillon), Loh is a retail expert with strong background in supply chain. Dillon holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, majoring in computer system from University Putra Malaysia. He also holds an MBA degree from University of South Australia. Dillon, a Malaysian, migrated to Australia since 2010 and have been in the large retail format business ever since. Highly experienced in all aspects of end to end product management, presentation and large scale, high volume, multi- site commercial operations and supply chain in a global retail business focusing on home furnishing expertise and household products. Dillon is an excellent driver in commercial growth and securing business transformation in times of disruptive change and uncertainties across different business platforms and delivery models.
Associate Partner (Singapore)
Elena With over 15 years’ experience working in Financial industry, Elena is a strategic thinker who
has exceptional in planning and communication capabilities. Her exceptional knowledge on IP
and its services enable her to work easily with both technical and non-technical individuals.
She is adept at cultivating managing and leveraging client relationships. She is also tasked with
the role and responsibility of maintaining current client base and generate essential business
opportunities in Singapore and within Southeast Region. Elena has obtained her Bachelor in Business Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.
Associate Partner (Singapore) and Patent Drafter
Dr. Manju Sarkar is our technical expert in the fields of semiconductors and integrated circuits, electrical, electronics, mechanical, information technology (IT), artificial intelligence (AI), limited areas of chemical, bioengineering and the like. The areas of integrated circuits include fabrication process, device, equipment, facilities and packaging. Manju is an inventor/ joint inventor for several patents under Chartered Semiconductor Mfg Ltd. Manju has several technical publications in reputed international journals. Manju also holds the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property (GCIP) under the National University of Singapore and IP Academy, Singapore. Manju is a Senior Member of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers). Manju is a Singaporean and resides in Singapore.