Global Trademark Protection
We provide full range of prosecution and advisory services about trademark including:-
Registration of trademark in Malaysia and globally
Trademark searches and analysis
Licensing of trademark
Sale and transfer of trademark
Renewal of trademark
Trademark portfolio maintenance and management
Due diligence of trademark registration
Opposition of trademark registration
Trademark litigation support and other advisory services
Quick Facts About Trademark
What is trademark?
A trademark includes a device, brand, heading, label, ticket, name, signature, word, letter, numeral or any combination thereof, as defined by Malaysian Trade Marks Act 1976.
It is used by business owners to distinguish their goods or services from the competitors.
Why is registration of trademark important?
Simply put, to prevent others using it.
The registered proprietor of a trademark will be granted exclusive right to use the trademark in respect of the goods or services. Anyone uses a registered trademark without the consent of the proprietor constitutes trademark infringement, and the proprietor could sue the infringer for damages and other legal remedies.
How long is the validity of a registered trademark?
Registration of trademark can be valid perpetually provided it is renewed every 10 year.
How to register a trademark in Malaysia?
- Identify the goods or services covered under the trademark in order to determine the classification
Conduct pre-filing trademark search to evaluate the registrability (optional)
Determine the owner of the trademark to be registered, it can be personal or company
Submit trademark application, which is on 1 mark 1 class basis
Once the application is accepted (or approved), make an advertisement request for the trademark for public opposition purpose
The trademark will be registered if there is no public opposition within 2 months from the date of advertisement.
How to register trademark internationally?
At the moment, there is no universal system to register a trademark internationally. A trademark owner should register his trademark in the intended countries individually.
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