Malaysia

 

Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.
TRADE MARK INFORMATION  
Classification International, Nice 9th Edition
Singe class
Goods and services can be registered
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Renewal 10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter
Use provisions Non-use of a mark for a period of 3 years from registration renders it open to an action for cancellation by third parties.
PATENT INFORMATION  
Types of Patent

PCT national phase

Substantive with or without priority claim

Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration

For patents filed before 1st August 2001, the term is 15 years from the grant date or 20 years from the filing date, whichever expires later and subject to the payment of renewal fees.  For patents filed after 1st August 2001, the term is 20 years from the filing date, subject to the payment of renewal fees.

Annuities Renewal fees are due annually in respect of granted patents, beginning with the annuity for the second year of the granted term, and are payable the day before expiry of the relevant date.  
DESIGN INFORMATION  
Priority Convention priority can be claimed
Duration A registered industrial design is given an initial protection period of 5 years from the date of filing (or the earliest priority date, if priority is claimed) and is extendable for a further four consecutive terms of 5 years each. The maximum protection period is 25 years.
Renewal The fee for the first 5 years protection is included with the filing fee, and further renewal fees are payable every 5 years from the filing date (or the earliest priority date, if priority is claimed)