The Early Years

1952


Gladys Mirandah is born in Singapore, Patrick Mirandah in Malaysia – the beginning of an ASEAN partnership!

1979–1984


Gladys starts out as a lawyer, Patrick starts out as an engineer.

Patrick and Gladys become the proud parents of Denise and Ian!

The Dawn of Our Company

1977–1985

  Gladys begins her legal career at Rodyk & Davidson, specialising early in the IP field.

1986

Gladys co-founds boutique IP firm Ella Cheong & G. Mirandah (ECGM) in Singapore.


Patrick is registered as a patent attorney in Malaysia and establishes Patrick Mirandah Co. (PMC).

1988

Patrick and Gladys embark on client visits throughout Europe, with young future lawyers Denise and Ian in tow. "We believe in starting them young!"

Taking on Asia’s Most Challenging IP Markets

1994

Gladys is admitted to the Bar in Brunei.

(Gladys with the late Chief Justice Denys Roberts.)

1995

Gladys appears before the Parliamentary
Select Committee in Singapore to discuss
Singapore’s new Patent Regime.

1996

Gladys embarks on a five-city
roadshow to Japan, Australia, New York,
Munich and Beijing to promote
Singapore’s new Patent Act.

2000

Gladys is admitted as a Solicitor in the UK.

  Patrick and Gladys set up their affiliate office in India.

Gladys is awarded a trophy by Amity Law

School, New Delhi, in recognition of her
contribution to IP education in India.

2002

Patrick enrols in the inaugural Graduate
Certificate in Intellectual Property
Law programme in Singapore and becomes registered as a Patent Attorney in Singapore.

2004

PMC moves to Sentral, Kuala Lumpur.

A Time of Rapid Growth

2006

PMC sets up shop in
Indonesia ...

2007

Then Vietnam ...

2009

Then Thailand ...

2010

Then the Philippines.

2011

PMC launches a promotional campaign
with roadshows across major cities in
Japan – Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka.

2013

PMC’s Singapore office moves out of
Peninsula Plaza, its home for 25 years –
just across the road to the Adelphi.

PMC rebrands as mirandah asia

2015

PMC gets ready for the next 30 years of growth, passing the baton on
to the next generation and rebranding PMC as mirandah asia.

Ian Mirandah Revealed

2004

Ian Mirandah completes National Service in Singapore.

2007

Ian graduates from Imperial College London with a B.Sc. in Biochemistry.

2008

Ian obtains his Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property (GCIP) in Singapore.

2010

Ian joins the Patent Department of PMC Malaysia, and promotes the mirandah asia name at international conferences with Denise.

2013

Ian qualifies as a Registered Patent, Trademark and Design agent in Malaysia.


2016

Ian graduates from University of London with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB).


The Entrepreneurial Spirit Continues: Building the Future... With These Tiny Hands!