I attended the MyIPO webinar on Budapest Treaty on the Deposit of Microorganisms for the purposes of Patent Procedure on 8 November 2022. I would like to share eight points I learnt from the webinar.
Monday, November 14, 2022
Tuesday, April 5, 2022
On 31 March 2022, Khairy Jamaluddin said that the Ministry of Health (MOH) owns the personal data, the app, the module, intellectual property, source code and trademark. "The data is secure, it's hosted on a server in Malaysia, and it's owned by MOH. Whatever happens in terms of (the) court dispute between two companies, that's nothing to do with us," reported Khairy. On 5 April 2022, the health minister stressed that MOH owns the data, the app's module and brand.
In the Apple Store and Google Play, MySejahtera is listed as an application developed by the Government of Malaysia to assist in managing Covid-19 outbreak in the country. There are 53 and 57 applications listed by the developer called the Government of Malaysia in the Apple Store and Google Play, respectively.
As a MySejahtera user and an IP expert, allow me to share my insights on the IPs in MySejahtera as CSR.
MySejahtera is a computer program. It is written by programmers in source code. Instructions are written in source code on what the programmer intends the program to perform. Programs are usually in a computer language such as C or Java. The source code is then compiled into object code that acts as instructions to be carried out by the computer. Object code are computer codes in binary numbers - in a series of 1s and 0s.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Global organizations cite patent innovation as key to increasing competitive advantage amidst the pandemic
Friday, January 7, 2022
- Access to works for visually impaired under Marrakesh Treaty
- Better Collective Management Organizations (CMO)
- Works distributed via streaming technology and related offences - fine RM10,000 to 200,000, 20 years of prison or both
On 15 Dec 2021, Alexander Nanta Linggi, the Minister of Domestic Trade tabled a Bill to amend the Copyright Act 1987 in Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the parliament. The first reading was made two days earlier.
Saturday, December 18, 2021
- Deposit of microorganism under Budapest Treaty
- Patents recognized as personal property
- Opposition procedure introduced
On 15 Dec 2021, Alexander Nanta Linggi, the Minister of Domestic Trade tabled a Bill to amend the Patents Act 1983 in Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the parliament. The first reading was made two days earlier.
There are 69 clauses in the Bill which would need to be tabled in Dewan Negara, the upper house of parliament. We will provide our commentary on the amendment in the future. Stay tuned!
- 22 Dec 2021 update -
On 22 Dec 2021, Rosol Wahid, the Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade tabled the Bill to amend the Patents Act 1983 in Dewan Negara, the upper house of the parliament.
[58:33] Tabling of Patents (Amendment) Bill 2021 for Second Reading.
[1:05:46] Debate by Members of the Senate: Razali Idris and Mohd Apandi.
[1:31:44] The second reading of the Bill was agreed. The Bill was tabled again for third reading and passed.
** The Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 is in force since 18 Mar 2022 **
Monday, April 26, 2021
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
THE TECH OF TOMORROW - EPISODE 2 -
INNOVATIONS AND COMMERCIALISATION
As one of the top ten companies regarding the number of declared 5G patent families in 2020, Oppo has filed over 3,600 families of global patent applications, declared over 1,400 families of 5G standard patents to the ETSI, and submitted more than 3,000 5G standard-related proposals to 3GPP by the end of December in 2020.
So just how important are patents and intellectual property in the 5G world, and how might that affect consumers?
In the second episode of the Tech of Tomorrow, Richard Bradbury speaks with Henry Tang and Dennis Tan about innovation and commercialization.
The podcast is available here.