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Forwarding Enquiry: Registering Intellectual Property

MaGIC 6 years ago updated 6 years ago 3
Salam & Hi,
I want to ask you about registering the IP for our product.
Do we have to pay the registering process?
Or any information we need to know about the registration.
Thank You.

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Assalam and Good Afternoon,

Dear Sir,
In order to register IP for a product, there are two type of registration involved which namely Trademark and Industrial Design registration.  A trade mark is a sign which distinguishes the goods and services of one trader from those of another.  A mark includes words, logos, pictures names, letters, numbers or a combination of these.

Attached are the needed documents for trade mark application "-
- 5 copies of the completed TM5 with trade mark affixed to each copy
- 1 original copy of the statutory declaration with trade mark affixed to it
- the trade mark size must not exceed 10cm x 10 cm
- 1 copy of the Form 49/Form D/company detail from company registrar if the registration is made under company name
- 1 copy of priority date claim document (if necessary)
- 1 copy of certified transliteration and translation if the trade mark is in other than roman character form (if necessary)
-  the payment is RM370.00/RM330.00 (online) per application, all payment can be made by cash/check/money order/bank   draft to "Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia"

** If the application been approved, Acceptance Letter (TM31) will be issued and applicant need to pay for RM650.00/RM600.00 (online) for gazette purposes. Protection for trade mark valid for 10 years and renewable for every 10 years.

Besides of that, you may also apply for industrial design registration for packaging of the product.  An Industrial Design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. The design may consist of three-dimensional features such as the shape and configuration of an article, or two-dimensional features such as the shape and configuration of an article, or two-dimensional features, such as pattern and ornamentation.  The design features must be applied to an article by any industrial process or means of which the features in the finished article appeal to eye.

Step to apply Industrial Design
- Filing Form ID1 (Fee: RM500/480 (online) for single application and for next subsequent multi application RM500/480 (online) per appl.
- View of the representation in drawing or photography in one copy (Fee:RM200 (manual or online) for each view
- Filing SJAR - Statement Justifying Applicant's Right
- Statement of Novelty
-Submit the application to MyIPO or by online with cash/check/money order/bank draft to "Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia"

For further information please contact us at 03-2299 8400 or visit our website at www.myipo.gov.my

Thank you.

MyIPO Moderator
Answer
Assalam and Good Afternoon,

Dear Sir,
In order to register IP for a product, there are two type of registration involved which namely Trademark and Industrial Design registration.  A trade mark is a sign which distinguishes the goods and services of one trader from those of another.  A mark includes words, logos, pictures names, letters, numbers or a combination of these.

Attached are the needed documents for trade mark application "-
- 5 copies of the completed TM5 with trade mark affixed to each copy
- 1 original copy of the statutory declaration with trade mark affixed to it
- the trade mark size must not exceed 10cm x 10 cm
- 1 copy of the Form 49/Form D/company detail from company registrar if the registration is made under company name
- 1 copy of priority date claim document (if necessary)
- 1 copy of certified transliteration and translation if the trade mark is in other than roman character form (if necessary)
-  the payment is RM370.00/RM330.00 (online) per application, all payment can be made by cash/check/money order/bank   draft to "Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia"

** If the application been approved, Acceptance Letter (TM31) will be issued and applicant need to pay for RM650.00/RM600.00 (online) for gazette purposes. Protection for trade mark valid for 10 years and renewable for every 10 years.

Besides of that, you may also apply for industrial design registration for packaging of the product.  An Industrial Design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. The design may consist of three-dimensional features such as the shape and configuration of an article, or two-dimensional features such as the shape and configuration of an article, or two-dimensional features, such as pattern and ornamentation.  The design features must be applied to an article by any industrial process or means of which the features in the finished article appeal to eye.

Step to apply Industrial Design
- Filing Form ID1 (Fee: RM500/480 (online) for single application and for next subsequent multi application RM500/480 (online) per appl.
- View of the representation in drawing or photography in one copy (Fee:RM200 (manual or online) for each view
- Filing SJAR - Statement Justifying Applicant's Right
- Statement of Novelty
-Submit the application to MyIPO or by online with cash/check/money order/bank draft to "Perbadanan Harta Intelek Malaysia"

For further information please contact us at 03-2299 8400 or visit our website at www.myipo.gov.my

Thank you.

MyIPO Moderator