The Intellectual Property Office of Malaysia, AKA MyIPO, has funding allocation for youths, students and communities. Unfortunately, the information from MyIPO website has, at the moment, no English translation. So here is some information.
|Hey young fella. MyIPO knows you need financial support to register IP.
Don’t worry, read this article about IP Funding for youth (and others).
How are they classified?
- Youths refer to Malaysian individuals between the ages of 18 to 40;
- Students refer to Malaysians studying in primary schools / secondary schools / colleges / skills institutes recognised by the Malaysian government; and
- Communities refer to organizations consisting of people in a certain region or area (for applications of geographical indicators only)
Scope of Funding
- Utility Innovation;
- Trade Mark;
- Geographical indicator;
- Industrial Design; or
- Voluntary Notification of Copyright
Patent / Utility Innovation
- Application for Registration: Fees – Form No. 1/14
- Application for Substantive Examination – Form No. 5
- Application for Appointment of Patent Agent – Form No. 17
- Statement of Justification of Applicant’s Rights to the Patent – Form No. 22
- Application for Registration – Form TM5
- Application for Advertisement of Trade Mark – Form TM31
- Application for Registration of Industrial Design – Form ID1
- Application for Views (Maximum 4 views)
- Fee for Notification of Work – Form CR-1; or
- Fee for Notification of Published Work – Form CR-2
- Fee for Deposit of Work (Maximum funding RM50)
- Fee for Application for Certificate of Notice of Copyright – Form CR-5
- Fee for application of geographical indicator – Form GI 1
- Fee for advertisement for registration – Form GI 3
- Each recipient may only apply for only one component of IP
- Funding is only for new IP applications, which have not been filed at MyIPO
- There will not be any other funding other than the ones stated above
- Funding given in form of vouchers
Guidelines for Applying
- Applicant must apply using the required form for the relevant IP component
- The form for funding must be sent within the time limit
- The fund’s secretariat will assess and filter applications. Payouts depend on funding availability
- The successful applicant(s) will be contacted to sign a “Letter of Undertaking” before filing the IP.
- Successful applicant(s) will receive assistance in preparing documentation for the IP. They will be given vouchers for filing of IP at MyIPO HQ or branches.
- For IP produced by students, the application must be made by the school or college / skills institute of the said student. Letter of confirmation or support from school / college / skills institute must be produced. The school / college / skills institute must inform the Ministry of Education or Ministry of Higher Education about the application.
- Email firstname.lastname@example.org, or
- Contact Puan Noranisah Abas (03-22998770) or Puan Shahida Nafishah Jamaludin (03-22998775).
Patent, Trademark & Industrial Design Registration
Suites 2A&2C, PO Box 9, Wisma Pahlawan,
Jalan Sultan Sulaiman,
50000 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: +603 22730688 / 2033 / 6033
Fax: +603 22738033 / 9033
21-1-1, Jalan Medan Putra 3,
Medan Putra Business Center,
Bandar Manjalara, Kepong,
52200 Kuala Lumpur.
Tel: +603 62752511 / 2588
Fax: +603 62758511