19 October 2018: MyIPO hosted a renowned Professor of Institut Alam dan Tamadun Melayu (ATMA),Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong, for a lecture entitled ‘Pemartabatan Bahasa Kebangsaan’. The lecture was jointly organised between MyIPO and Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) in IP Academy of MyIPO.
At the outset, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong explained about the difference between ‘Bahasa Kebangsaan’ and ‘Bahasa Rasmi’ and its functionality. With regards to Article 152 of Federal Constitution and the National Language Acts 1963/1967, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Teo Kok Seong opined that Malaysian should be proud of their national language which represent their identity. (more)
SEMINAR PROTECTING YOUR TRADEMARKS AND INVENTIONS OVERSEAS
15 October 2018 – World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in co-operation with Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has successfully organized the Seminar Protecting your Trademarks and Inventions Overseas: WIPO Services and Initiatives for Malaysian Businesses in Intellectual Property Academy.
The objectives of the seminar were to enhance the participants’ knowledge and awareness on how to obtain patent and trademark protection overseas as well as to expose them to the IP databases which are important places to research before commencing an overseas venture. The seminar also covered different options businesses have to turn their IP assets into profit. (more)
NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AWARD CEREMONY 2018
13 September 2018 – Twenty-one groups of inventors bagged prizes for their IP accomplishments at the National Intellectual Property Award 2018.
This award recognizes creators, inventors and innovators who have contributed in empowering intellectual property as the national economic driver.
“Innovation should be supported with good leadership to ensure the model and the idea could turns into something profitable,” said YB Dato’ Saifuddin Nasution Ismail, Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism in his speech. (more)
NATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE MARRAKESH TREATY
28 August 2018 – MyIPO in collaboration with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) has organized the National Seminar on the Implementation of the Marrakech Treaty.
The national seminar was organized to broaden the understanding on key issues concerning the Marrakesh Treaty, as a preparation for Malaysia to accede the Treaty. (more)
OFFICIAL VISIT BY MINISTER AND DEPUTY MINISTER OF KPDNHEP
8 August 2018 – Minister of Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumerism, YB Dato’ Saifuddin Nasution Ismail and Minister of Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumerism, YB Chong Chieng Jen undertook their first official visit to Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO). They were accompanied by the Secretary General, Dato’ Sri Jamil Salleh, Deputy Secretary General (Domestic Trade),Dato’ Basarudin Sadali and Deputy Secretary General (Consumerism and Management),Datuk Muez Abd. Aziz.(more)