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Commercializing IP At Government Level

Today, the Malaysian Intellectual Property Corporation (MyIPO) and Microsoft Malaysia jointly organised a one-day seminar on “Strategic Management of Intellectual Property Assets” in Putrajaya. This was the first module of a 10-module strategic IP management programme aimed at senior government officials and policymakers to provide a guide on key aspects of intellectual property (IP) policyLearn More
  • 25 Apr, 2005
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Bernama: Technology Acquisition Key For M’sia’s Biotech Push, Says Jamaludin

Technology acquisition will be a crucial factor in Malaysia’s biotechnology push as the country aims to derive 4-5 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) from the sector by 2020. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Dr Jamaludin Jarjis today said as a relatively new player, Malaysia cannot afford to depend on organic growthLearn More
  • 15 Apr, 2005
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The Star Online TechCentral: Ministry Moves To Get Special Court

The need for a special court to hear cases involving copyright infringement is pressing, said the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry. While hundreds have been arrested and charged for the offence, most of these cases remain backlogged in the courts, said the Ministry. Deputy Minister S. Veerasingam said the courts favour hearing high-priority cases,Learn More
  • 13 Apr, 2005
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Why Can’t We All Work Together?

Today, at a conference where I was invited to speak, I met up with a speaker from one of the local universities and we got talking about how the different local universities handled their Intellectual Property. For many universities IP is a new area and they have had to (and some are still trying to)Learn More
  • 6 Apr, 2005
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The Star Online TechCentral: Slow Patenting Process Threatens Innovation

The crawling pace of new patent registrations could affect Malaysia’s competitiveness in the global marketplace. More than 33,000 patent applications were filed with the Malaysian Intellectual Property Corporation from 1999 to last year, but only about a quarter have to date been approved for registration. The current situation is at odds with the huge economicLearn More
  • 4 Apr, 2005
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