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LexisNexis Essential Reference: Intellectual Property (Industrial Design)

This publication is designed to offer a clear overview of the legislation that governs Industrial Designs and seek to explain the legal approach adopted by the courts.
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ISBN/ISSN: 9789674005696
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"In Malaysia, protection for industrial designs are governed by the Industrial Designs Act 1996 and the Industrial Designs Regulations 1999. Prior to the introduction of this Act on 1 September 1999, the law on industrial designs in Malaysia was governed by the United Kingdom Designs (Protection) Act 1949. An industrial design is the overall appearance of an article or a product which may consist of two or three dimensions. To be eligible for registration, industrial designs must be new and not include a method of construction or design that is dictated solely by function. Industrial designs that are contrary to public order or morality shall not be registrable. The owner of an industrial design may, upon filing and successfully completing an application, register the design in respect of a specified article with the Registrar of Industrial Designs. The registered industrial design can be protected between a period of 5 to 25 years This publication is designed to offer a clear overview of the legislation that governs Industrial Designs and seek to explain the legal approach adopted by the courts. The publication includes: Commentaries on defining specific terms within the Act, The commentaries also cross-refer to local and international cases, Relevant local and international legislation, Summary of recent Industrial Designs cases This publication will serve as an indispensable guide and an essential reference for intellectual property practitioners specializing in industrial designs, corporate counsel, prosecutors, judges, students, lecturers, as well as researchers. "

Table of contents

Table of Cases

Table of Legislation

Table of Subsidiary Legislation

Table of Foreign Legislation

Industrial Design Act 1996

Industrial Design Act 1996- Case Summary Table

Case Summary

Index