Friday, December 5, 2014

Proposed Revision of Official Fees for Trade Marks and Patent

MyIPO is proposing a revision of official fees for trade marks and patent. The proposed fee schedule is available in MyIPO official website (

The revision is proposed to improve the IT capacity and introduce certain changes, which includes waiver of some fees for online information. Fees for most services in patents and trademarks face an increase of 5% to 50%.

Of interest will be the revision of trade mark application procedure. The request for publication, which is submitted only when a trade mark is approved, will then have to be submitted along with new trade mark application.

MyIPO is also inviting feedback on the proposed fee revision before 31 Dec 2014.

Genting on target to launch 20th Century Fox theme park

Characters from the Ice Age, Rio and Planet of the Apes movies have long captivated us.

In two years’ time, you will get to meet your beloved movie characters on a different level.

Come 2016, Resorts World Genting will open its doors to the much anticipated 20th Century Fox World outdoor theme park, the first such facility to be developed by Genting.

The theme park will feature characters, rides and activities centred around 20th Century Fox’s most popular and loved movies, from Epic and Rio to Planet of the Apes and Alien vs Predator.

Genting Malaysia Bhd president and chief operating officer Datuk Seri Lee Choong Yan said movies that were household names were among the intellectual property rights given to Genting by 20th Century Fox for the theme park.

“We aim to bring the rich storytelling by Fox to a whole new level with an interactive theme park. - The Star