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How do I register a copyright in Malaysia? Is there a registration system for copyright in Malaysia?
Copyright protection in Malaysia is governed by the Copyright Act 1987. In Malaysia, there is no system of registration for copyright. The Copyright Act 1987 provides for the enforcement of the...
What works are protected by copyright? What does copyright protect?
A work that is eligible is fulfillment of the following conditions: Sufficient effort has been expended to make the work original in character. The work has been written down, recorded or reduced...
What are the penalties for copyright infringement?
Any person who makes for sale or hire any infringing copy; sells, lets for hire or by way of trade, exposes or offers for sale or hire any infringing copy; distributes infringing copies;...
What are the available remedies for copyright infringement?
If copyright has been infringed, the owner of the copyright is entitled to commence an action 1 in the appropriate High Court in Malaysia. In any action for such an infringement, all such relief...
What does the Copyright Act 1987 provide?
Copyright protection in Malaysia is governed by the Copyright Act 1987 which provides comprehensive protection for copyrightable works. The Act outlines the nature of works eligible for copyright...
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