May be regarded as brand name. Used to identify and differentiate product/service provided by business entity.
An exclusive right granted for an invention, a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something.
Ornamental or aesthetic aspect of a product. Consist of 3D such as the shape, 2D such as pattern and ornamentation.
The owner of the copyright in a work is given certain exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce the work and to sell it.
HRDF Training Provider
The HRDF is a pool of funds that consists of Human Resources Development levies collected from employers.
iTrademark Sdn Bhd was founded by Dr Francis Chong Han Kwang. He is an MBA and a very creative designer and inventor. He has 20 years of practical experience in intellectual property and is one of Malaysia’s leading intellectual property experts and consultants.
Thanks to his rich professionalism, knowledge and earnest enthusiasm, iTrademark Sdn Bhd has helped hundreds of companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, to create brands and registered trademarks, industrial designs, copyrights, patents as well as expanding their business model and territory.
Frequently Asked Questions
Common word is being regarded as the word which can be found in the dictionary. Common word is not allowed for trademark registration. For example, the word ‘CREATIVE’ can be found in the dictionary with the meaning of ‘able to create’. Thus, this word is not allowed to register since everyone can use it.
No. Patent right will not only being granted to new invention, but it will also be granted to the new process or improvement done on the existing product. For example, the new planting technique or the new function of a chair can also be registered patent. However, certain rules and regulations for patent registration should be followed.
In most countries, an industrial design must be registered in order to be protected under industrial design law. As a general rule, to be registrable, the design must be “new” or “original”. Different countries have varying definitions of such terms, as well as variations in the registration process itself. Generally, “new” means that no identical or very similar design is known to have existed before.