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Suzi Fadhilah Bt Ismail

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Law - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham
  • Master of Comparative Law - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Law - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Suzi Fadhilah Bt Ismail (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS

Other's position:

Head, Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws


suzi@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Suzi Fadhilah bt Ismail obtained her LLB and MCL from IIUM, and Ph.D from University of Nottingham (2011). Dr. Suzi has authored two books and several articles on issues on Intellectual Property (IP). She has also presented papers on IP in local and international conferences.
She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws.


Area of Specialisation


  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Contract Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Intellectual Property (Including Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Design)


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED CONTRACT LAW 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2019/2020
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW 2023/2024
LAW OF CONTRACT I 2023/2024 2020/2021
LAW OF CONTRACT II 2024/2025 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
LAW OF TORTS I 2023/2024 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020
LAW OF TORTS II 2023/2024 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020


Supervision


The Law Governing Freedom Of Speech And Mass Media In Afghanistan.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
An Ethico-Legal Framework In Protecting Islamic Banking Consumers From Unfair Contract Terms In Malaysia.
Ph.D Completed 2022 Co-supervisor
Developing Electronic Health Data Privacy Legal Framework For Bangladesh .
Ph.D Completed 2021 Main Supervisor
The Malaysian Press Council: Towards Striking A Balance Between Public Interest And Freedom Of Press.
Ph.D Completed 2020 Co-supervisor
The Law And Ethical Codes Of Medical Malpractice In Nigeria: An Analytical Study.
Ph.D Completed 2019 Main Supervisor
Compensation For Birth Related Injuries In Malaysia : A Need For Legal Reform And A Suitable Model For A No-Fault System.
Ph.D Completed 2019 Co-supervisor
A Study On The Relevance Of Budapest Convention On Cybercrime In Nigeria.
Ph.D Completed 2018 Member Supervisory Committee
A Legal Analysis Of Digital Expression And Online Content Regulation In Malaysia.
Ph.D Completed 2016 Co-supervisor
Intellectual Property Protection For Fashion Designers In Malaysia.
Ph.D In Progress Main Supervisor
Artificial Intelligence: A Study Of The Copyrights Authorship In European And China Context.
Master Completed 2023 Main Supervisor
Legal Framework To Regulate Nutraceuticals In Malaysia .
Master Completed 2020 Main Supervisor
Acess To Justice In The Malaysian E-Commerce Sector: The Relevance Of The Eu Regulation On Online Dispute Resolution For Consumer Disputes.
Master Completed 2015 Co-supervisor


Research Projects


Completed
2015 - 2019 Establishing Legal and Economic Framework to Protect Malaysian Copyright Based Industries from the Possible Negative "Effects" of the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
2013 - 2015 An Exploratory Study on Non-Delegable Duties of Healthcare Providers : Instilling Good Governance Through a Comprehensive Regulatory Framework
2012 - 2015 Legal Framework for the Protection of Traditonal Cultural Expression: Balancing Human Rights, Conservation and Proprietary Interest?
On-Going
2021 - Present The legal framework for the use of artificial intelligence in legal practice in Malaysia: Balancing due process and access to justice
2020 - Present Protection of farmers' right in Malaysia : Assessing the current legal framework and international obligations
2016 - Present Legal Framework to Regulate Nutraceuticals, Herbal Medicines and Health Supplements in Malaysia
2012 - Present A Review on the Patents Act 1983 with Special Emphasis on the Transfer of Green Technologies Provisions
2011 - Present Plant Variety Protection in Malaysia: Current Development and Some Issues of Implementation (RU 2011)
2004 - Present Trade, Regulation and Policy Research Unit


Publications


Article

2024 Sambal dispute is about trademark infringement. New Straits Times, 6 January 2024 () pp.
2022 Artificial intelligence in health care: data protection concerns in Malaysia. International Data Privacy Law, ipac005 () pp. 1-19
2021 Memahami hak pengguna pengangkutan awam. Malaysia Gazette, 10 June 2021 () pp.
2020 Enhancing regulation of nutraceutical products in Malaysia lessons from Japan. IIUM Law Journal, 28 (SI) pp. 351-372
2020 Hak seorang penghantar makanan. Malaysia Gazette, () pp.
2020 Penetapan standard bagi Industri nutraseutikal di Malaysia: melindungi hak pengguna. Kanun: Jurnal Undang-undang Malaysia, 32 (2) pp. 177-194
2020 Regulatory control of herbal and traditional medicines in Malaysia: issues and concerns. International Journal of Business and Society, 21 (S1) pp. 192-204
2020 Safety consideration of nutraceutical products in Malaysia: issues and concerns. Malayan Law Journal, 1 () pp. 1-12
2020 The digital economy and the quest for privacy protection in Bangladesh: a comparative legal analysis. IIUM Law Journal, 28 (2) pp. 567-596
2018 Guidelines and legal ecosystem for the creation of Islamic content in Malaysia: towards consumer empowerment = Garis panduan dan ekosistem undang-undang bagi penciptaan kandungan kreatif Islam di Malaysia: mendepani pemberdayaan pengguna. IIUM Law Journal, 26 (1) pp. 121-140
2018 Transplanting the United States' style of safe harbour provisions on internet service providers via multilateral agreements: can one size fit all?. IIUM Law Journal, 26 (2) pp. 369-400
2018 When internet service providers should be called to block and take down online materials?: the Malaysian approach. Malayan Law Journal, 5 (clxii) pp. 1-6
2017 Transpacific partnership agreement and future of internet policing of copyright infringement in Malaysia. Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 25 (Special Issue) pp. 25-36
2015 Criminalisation of misappropriation of Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE). Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities, 23 (S) (Oct) pp. 183-196
2015 Misappropriation and dilution of indigenous people’s cultural expression through the sales of their arts and crafts: should more be done?. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH), 23 (S) pp. 165-178
2014 Recipe for disaster? the deployment of patents over environmentally sound technologies (ESTs). IIUM Law Journal, 22 (1) pp. 1-18
2012 Malaysian Agricultural Biotechnology: An Outlook on Recent Developments, Regulatory Framework and Impediments. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 6 (11) pp. 342-353
2011 Intellectual property protection for agricultural biotechnology: a survey on the Malaysian Research Institutes’ experiences and legal policy. Journal of Applied Sciences Research, 7 (SI) pp. 2200-2211
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Farmer’s right in Malaysia: revisiting the implementation of Protection of New Plant Varieties Act (PNPVA) 2004. In: UiTM International Conference on Law & Society 2021 (UiTM i-CLaS 2021),
2021 Force Majeure and frustration of contract from Malaysian Civil Law and Shariah Law Perspective. In: International Conference on Family Law, Family Justice and Maqasid Al-Shariah (ICFL 2021)),
2019 Protecting consumers from misleading online advertisement for herbal and traditional medicines in Malaysia: are the laws sufficient?. In: The 6th International Conference on Cyber and IT Service Management (CITSM 2018),
2018 Regulatory control for herbal and traditional medicines in Malaysia: issues and challenges. In: 7th International Conference on Law And Society (ICLAS 7),
2018 The Malaysian creative content industry: how do we fare vis a vis United States and South Korea?. In: 7th International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS 7) 2018,
2018 White, slim and 100% cure, misleading health claims of nutraceuticals: a comparative study. In: 7th International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS 7),
2017 'Unsafe' nutraceuticals products on the Internet: The need for stricter regulation in Malaysia. In: 2017 5th International Conference on Cyber and IT Service Management,
2017 ‘Unsafe’ nutraceuticals products on the Internet: The need for stricter regulation in Malaysia. In: 5th International Conference on Cyber and IT Service Management (CITSM 2017),
2017 Copyright in Malaysian creative industry: empowerment or restriction?. In: International Conference on Education, Business, Islamic and Technology 2017 (ICEBIT 2017),
2017 Guaranteeing safer consumption of nutraceutical products in Malaysia: must it always be on the government?. In: International Conference on Education, Business, Islamic and Technology 2017 (ICEBIT 2017),
2017 Internet service providers liability for third party content: Freedom to operate?. In: The 5th International Conference on Information Technology for Cyber and IT Service Management (CITSM 2017),
2016 Rethinking liability of internet intermediaries in Malaysia: a comparative legal analysis with the European Union and the United States. In: The 3rd International Academic Conference on Social Sciences (IACSS 2016),
2016 Transpacific partnership agreement and Internet policing?. In: 5th International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS V) 2016,
2016 Transpacific partnership agreement and ISP liabilities: a comparative overview between Malaysia and other member countries. In: International Conference on Social Sciences,
2015 Law of Torts-concept & application: occupier's liability (OL). In: Kursus Undang-undang Tort : Konsep dan Aplikasi,
2015 Misappropriation of indigenous people's cultural expression through the sales of their arts and crafts: should more be done?. In: 4th International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS IV) 2015,
2014 Business ethics and intellectual property. In: SME@UiTM Programme Siri 3/2014,
2014 Contract law & ethics: basic principles of contract law. In: SME@IIUM Programme 2014,
2014 Criminalization of Misappropriation of Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE). In: International Conference on Law, Order and Criminal Justice 2014 (ICLOCJ 2014,
2014 Revisiting the scope of non-delegable duties of healthcare providers: issues and challenges . In: 20th World Congress on Medical Law,
Book

2022 Encyclopedia of laws: intellectual property - Malaysia. Wolters Kluwer, ISBN: 978-90-654-4887-3
2018 Malaysia [International encyclopedia of laws on intellectual property law]. Wolters Kluwer, ISBN: 978-90-654-4887-3
2013 Malaysia: Intellectual Property. Kluwer Law International, ISBN: 978-90-654-4887-3
2011 IPRs for agricultural biotechnological inventions : a case of Malaysia : patent and plant variety rights for agricultural biotechnology. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG, ISBN: 978-3-8465-9637-1
Book Section

2021 Force majeure and frustration of contract from Malaysian civil law and shari'ah law perspective. In: Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0807-87-8, pp. 281-295
2021 Force Majeure and frustration of contract from Malaysian Civil Law and Shariah Law Perspective. In: Jabatan Kehakiman Syariah Malaysia (JKSM) & Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws (AIKOL), IIUM, ISBN: 978-967-0870-87-8, pp. 281-295
2019 Defending the integrity of the Malaysian halal logo as a certification mark. In: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, ISBN: 978-983-43090-7-7, pp. 57-68
2019 Defending the integrity of the Malaysian halal logo as a certification mark. In: Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, ISBN: 978-983-43090-7-7, pp. 57-68
Monograph

2019 Legal framework to regulate nutraceuticals, herbal medicines and health supplements in Malaysia. In: ,