INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF MALAYSIA (MyIPO)

INVITATION FOR CONSULTANCY SERVICE

The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) invites interested individual, citizen of Malaysia to participate in the project: –

ENHANCING NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY AND STRATEGY FOR MALAYSIA

Scope of work:

(a)       Analyzing the state of the national IP system, existing National IP Policy and identifying the gaps to be strengthened;

(b)       Conducting a series of national consultation meetings with the national authorities concerned and relevant stakeholders in Malaysia with a view to collect required information and data on the status and use of IP system; and

(c)        Formulating an initial draft national IP strategy, which addresses the priority areas of IP that needs to be developed and/or strengthened as well as how IP system could optimally contribute to national economic objectives and development policies, for consideration and implementation by the Government of Malaysia.

Requirement:

The candidates must have a sound knowledge about the IP system in Malaysia, particularly in relation to legislative and administrative frameworks. Priority will be given to additional knowledge in economic, technology and data analyzing.

The process of enhancing national IP policy and strategy will be conducted according to the existing World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) methodology and tools.

The task will be performed in consultation and coordination with MyIPO and WIPO.

Expected Duration of Project:

February to December 2020 (11 Months)

Contract of appointment:

The contract of appointment will be prepared by WIPO in accordance to WIPO’s Term of Reference.

Any interested individual may submit a complete resume / curriculum vitae including list of experiences together with a passport size photograph to

mazian @ myipo.gov.my  by 17 January 2020.