WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the global forum for intellectual property policy, services, information and cooperation.

MyIPO is responsible for the development and management of intellectual property system in Malaysia. MyIPO administers and enforces Intellectual Property Legislation namely the Trademarks Act 2019, the Patents Act 1983, the Copyright Act 1987, the Industrial Designs Act 1996, the Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits Act 2000, Geographical Indications Act 2000 and subsidiary regulations.

PCT – The International Patent System

The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) assists applicants in seeking patent protection internationally for their inventions, helps patent offices with their patent granting decisions, and facilitates public access to a wealth of technical information relating to those inventions.

By filing one international patent application under the PCT, applicants can simultaneously seek protection for an invention in a large number of countries.