Amendments to the Malaysian Patents Act 1983 & Patents Regulations 1986 

May, 2022 - Timothy Siaw, Jyeshta Mahendran, Michelle Loi, Shearn Delamore & Co

Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends,

Amendments have been made to the Patents Act 1983 (“PA1983”) and Patent Regulations 1986 (“PR1986”), via the Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 (“the Amending Act”) and Patents (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (“the Amending Regulations”). Both the Amending Act and the Amending Regulations came into effect on 18 March 2022.

Whilst the Amending Act effects numerous changes throughout the PA1983 and PR1986, here is a summary of some of the more substantive amendments brought about.

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