Malaysia Patent Application Requirements by MyIPO are shown as
below. Applicant may apply according to the following requirements:
In order to assist you to protect intellectual property (IP), in
accordance with the following procedures and requirements:
1. Patent Search
A Patent search can be conduct before directly move to the patent
application stages. Patent Search help the applicant to check the
patent availability see whether the new invention is been file in
by others party.
2. Patent filing
There are two ways in which an invention can be protected in other
countries. An applicant can either apply directly to the relevant
countries, or use the international patent application system PCT
(Patent Cooperation Treaty).
3. Patent Application
The PCT facilitates the filing of an international patent
application of an invention in other countries by filing a single
4. Patent Renewal
Once the Patent has been granted, the patent maximum validity
periods are 20 years from date of filling. The patent has to be
renewing annually to keep it valid.
5. Draft Patent Claims
Patent claims are enormously difficult to write due to the peculiar
format rules required by the Patent Office. Professionals are
provided for translate the disclosure parts into draft patent
Apply for Malaysia patent must prepare the following documents:
1. A copy of the patent specification (must be English version)
2. Full name and address of the Applicant
3. Full name and address of the Inventor(s)
Obtaining such authorization will not result in publication of the
specification in Malaysia.