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Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Act 2002 (as at 1 January 2006), Malaysia


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Year of Version 2006 Dates Entry into force: March 3, 2003 Adopted: January 14, 2002 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property Notes This is a consolidation of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Act 2002, which incorporates all amendments up to 1 January 2006.

The Malaysian Intellectual Property Corporation (known as MyIPO), which was established under this Act, 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, see:
-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)

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Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Act 2002(MY045)

WIPO Lex No. MY062