Patent

Patent

Patents in Malaysia are governed under the Patents Act 1983. Patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem.

Requirements

  • New and Novel Invention (in the world);
  • Involves inventive steps, and is industrially applicable;
  • Not disclosed to the public in Malaysia or anywhere in the world.

Non-Patentable Inventions

  • Discoveries, scientific theories and mathematical methods
  • Plant or animal varieties or essentially biological processes for the production of plants or animals, other than man-made living micro-organisms, micro-biological processes and the products of such micro-organism processes
  • Business schemes, rules or methods, performing purely mental acts or playing games
  • Methods for treatment on human or animals by surgery or therapy, and diagnostic methods practiced on human or animal (except products used for this purpose)
  • Contrary to National Interest or Security

Validity

  • Maximum of twenty(20) years from date of filing

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