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Who is responsible for matters relating to intellectual property in Malaysia?

The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) 1 is responsible for all matters relating to intellectual property in Malaysia.

The functions of the MyIPO are as follows :
  • Provides facilities for filing of trade mark, patent and utility innovation applications

  • Handles all the administrative matters relating the processing of new trade mark, patent, utility innovation applications and trade mark post-registration applications.

  • Conduct search and examination on trade mark, patent and utility innovation applications.

  • Providers facilities for public search on matters related to trade marks and patents.

  • Reviews and updates existing Copyright Act and formulates new Acts in compliance with international norms and practices.

  • Provides facilities for filing industrial design applications.

  • Handles administrative details associated with the processing of industrial design application (in the near future).

  • Handles queries on intellectual property.


References
  1. The official website of Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)


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Last Reviewed :   May 23, 2014
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