The Malaysian Patent and Trademark Office (MPTO) is responsible for the administration of patents, trademarks, and industrial designs in Malaysia. The MPTO is an independent government agency that operates under the purview of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry. The MPTO publishes a list of patentable inventions on its website, which includes:
1- Invention: any new and useful product or process, machine or manufacture;
2- Design: any new and original ornamental design for an article whether as it appears in shape or surface decoration;
The process of patenting in Malaysia is relatively simple and straightforward. However, there are a few things that you need to take into consideration before you submit your application. The patent procedure in Malaysia is relatively simple and straightforward. Nonetheless, there are a few things that you need to take into account before submitting your application. Reach out to us if you’d like to learn how to patent a product in Malaysia.