Lee Lin Li is a partner at Tay & Partners, where she is the head of the intellectual property and technology department. She handles contentious matters involving patent, trademark, copyright and industrial design infringement, and passing off, including seizure and anti-counterfeiting actions, and notably provides strategic advice on settlement negotiations. She also advises on domain name registration issues and disputes. Ms Lee regularly advises clients on cross-border transactions involving licensing, technology transfer, assignment and franchising as a model for business expansion. She also advises on applications to register foreign and local franchises. A major part of her practice consists of advising and working closely with local and international clients on the management, protection and commercialisation of their IP portfolio in various sectors. She regularly speaks at seminars and workshops on franchising and personal data protection. Ms Lee read law at the University of Leeds and was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2001.