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Recent News March 31, 2023

Legal IP Issues in the Metaverse

The burgeoning concept of the metaverse, a virtual space where users interact in a computer-generated environment, has not only captured the imagination of tech enthusiasts but has raised significant legal questions, particularly in the realm of intellectual property (IP). As individuals and businesses increasingly engage in virtual worlds, protecting and enforcing IP rights has become […]

Recent News September 30, 2022

Revamped Content Code 2022

The Communications and Multimedia Content Forum of Malaysia has issued a revised Content Code on 30 May 2022. The Content Code is aimed at facilitating industry self-regulation outlining best practices and ethical standards of content disseminated to audiences by content creators and service providers in the communications and multimedia industry in Malaysia. The Content Code […]

General October 18, 2019

Trademarks Act 2019 replaces the old law

The new Trademarks Act 2019 which was passed by the Parliament in July 2019 will replace the Trade Marks Act 1976. The new Act aims to implement the Madrid Protocol which Malaysia has signed late September 2019. The new Act will allow an applicant to obtain trademark protection in other member countries under the Madrid […]