This is probably the first announcement by newly appointed Director General Azizan Mohamad Sidin.
To all our valued customers, in line with the Governments initiative on the usage of MyID and MyCoID in the public sector agencies, the Patent Department and the Trade Marks Department of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia will enforce the usage of the following:
1. MyID number (MyKad) - if the applicant is an individual or partnership; or
2. MyCoID company registration number- if the applicant is a company
as a personal reference number for any Trade Marks applications and Patent applications effective 12 July 2010. You may register the MyID/MyCoID via PANTAS online or MyIPO service counter. For search and query for applications using MyID/MyCoID, it can be made via the Application Status Enquiry.
For the purpose of the above, kindly write the MyID/MyCoID number after the applicant’s name on each and every form relating to Trade Marks and Patent applications filed with MyIPO.
Azizan Mohamad Sidin
Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia
8 July 2010