Constitution of Malaysia
|Year of current version:||2009|
|Date of last amendment:||May 1, 2009|
|Date of entry into force of original text:||August 27, 1957|
|Type of Text:||Constitution / Basic Law|
|Subject Matter:||Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Other, Patents (Inventions), Trademarks|
|Notes:||The Constitution of Malaysia, which is the supreme law of Malaysia, was adopted on 31 August 1957. Since then, the Constitution has been amended many times, most recently in 2009.|
The Constitution contains provisions on intellectual property.
In the Legislative Lists (List I-Federal List) of the Ninth Schedule, the Constitution gives the federal government the power to enact laws relating to patents, designs, inventions, trade marks and mercantile marks, copyrights (Section 8 (e)).
|WIPO Lex No.:||MY063|