Barry Goh was called to the Malaysian Bar in February, 1995.
He has a wide and varied practice in civil litigation and contested matters relating to banking and commercial law, defamation, commercial fraud and conspiracy, corporate law, tort, labour, industrial and employment law, bankruptcy and corporation liquidation litigation, building construction, compulsory acquisition, real property, intellectual and industrial property law, securities law, commercial and residential tenancies, and contested probate and administration litigation.
He is registered to practise as a registered patent agent with the Malaysian Register of Patent Agents, a registered trade marks agent with the Malaysian Register of Trade Mark Agents and a registered industrial designs agent with the Malaysian Register of Industrial Designs Agents. He was a beneficiary of a scholarship by the Japanese Patent Office to study in the field of intellectual property law in 1997.
Barry Goh was invited for two consecutive years to lecture to candidates for registration as Patent Agents by the Malaysian Institute of Public Administration (INTAN) as one of the lecturers preparing candidates for the Patent Agent Examinations. He was again invited to do so when the said course and patent examinations resumed in 2004 after a hiatus of a number of years.
He was invited by the Bar Council to speak as their panel speaker on the new Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits Act 2000 (Malaysia) in their Intellectual Property Seminar for 2001 in March 2001. He was also invited as a speaker by the Asia Business Forum for their Protecting and Managing Your Intellectual Property Conference 2002.
He has acted for a number of years as the Honorary Treasurer of the Licensing Executives Society Malaysia, which is the Malaysian chapter of the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), and is also a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), the Asean Intellectual Property Association (AIPA) and the Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA).
Barry Goh also holds a Bachelor of Economics degree and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Monash University, a Master of Intellectual Property Law from the University of Melbourne, and a Master of Theology in Practical Theology (with Distinction) from the University of Wales (Bangor).