LOCAL software developers attempting to commercialise their software products should be more aware of their intellectual property (IP) rights and take the necessary steps to protect them.

Mindvault Sdn Bhd’s director David Oh told CompuTimes that although the country has sufficient IP laws to protect software developers, there is still lack of awareness among software developers on the importance of protecting intellectual assets.

“The problem is not the local IP laws but the lack of awareness in the law. Hence, software developers must be better informed of the IP rights via seminars or by talking to IP specialists.”

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Posted by: David Oh on 18/10/2005 10:01:11 PM