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It sounds like you are referring to copyright. Copyright is the exclusive right to control creative works created by the author, copyright owner and performer for a specific period governed under the Copyright Act 1987. MyIPO offers copyright notification through Copyright Voluntary Notification System.

Works Eligible for Copyright:

  • literary works;
  • musical works;
  • artistic works;
  • films;
  • sound recordings;
  • broadcasts; and
  • derivative works

For more information, read about copyright.

You may also want to consider registering your artistic creation as an industrial design. An industrial design protects the visual appearance of a product and can be a valuable commercial asset.

An industrial design means features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament applied to an article by any industrial process which in the finished article appeal to the eye and are judged by the eyes.

For more information, read about industrial designs.

You may also want to consider registering your graphic design as a trade mark. A trade mark is used to distinguish your goods or services from those of other traders. When you register a trade mark you obtain exclusive use of the trade mark throughout Malaysia.

For more information, read about trade marks