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News article22 March 20221 min read

Malaysia’s New Patents (Amendment) Act 2022

The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has announced a Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 that comes into force on 18 March 2022.  The amendments take into account Malaysia’s commitments in the TRIPS Agreement (on public health), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) and the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), as well as to comply with the provisions of the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of the Patent Procedure.



Publication date
22 March 2022