An application to be registered as a Patent Agent in the Register of Patents Agents shall be made to the Registrar on Form 18 together with the payment of the prescribed fee.
In order to be registered in the Register of Patents Agents, the applicant shall satisfy the Registrar :-
That he is domiciled in or is a permanent resident of Malaysia;
That he is an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya or an advocate and solicitor of the High Court in Sabah and Sarawak, or has a relevant degree or its equivalent in an appropriate branch or engineering or science from an institution of higher learning approved by the Board of Examiners, or has qualifications entitling him to graduate membership of a professional engineering or scientific institution or the like recognized by the Board of Examiners; and
That he has passed the Patent Agent Examination
Renewal of a registration of patent agents.
An application for the renewal of registration as a patent agent shall be made to the Registrar on Form 19 together with the payment of the prescribed fees by 31st January of each year.
The Registrar may refuse to renew the registration of any person who has been convicted of an offence involving fraud or dishonesty.