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Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Act 2002

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Year of current version:2002
Date of entry into force of original text:March 4, 2003
Date of Text (Enacted):January 14, 2002
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Industrial Property, IP Regulatory Body, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
This Law is to establish the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia and to provide for its functions and powers and for matters connected therewith.
The Malaysian Intellectual Property Corporation (known as MyIPO) not only registers patents, industrial designs, trade marks and geographical indications, but also creates and enhances public awareness on the importance of intellectual property.

For the provisions related to intellectual property, please refer to:
-Section 2. Interpretation
-Section 17. Functions of the Corporation, subsection a
-Section 37. Institution of prosecution
-Section 38. Proceedings conducted by officers of the Corporation
-Section 5. Common seal
-Section 39. Obligation of secrecy
-First Schedule (Section 2)
-Second Schedule (Section 28 and Section 38)
Available Texts: 
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Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Act 2002 Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Act 2002, Complete document (pdf) [74 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:MY045

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