Patent rights are territorial. Therefore, filing a patent in Malaysia only provides the patent owner rights to patent in Malaysia. Therefore, the applicant must file a similar patent to other countries of interest within a stipulated timeframe, depending on the method used.
Paris Convention: If the applicant files patent overseas using Paris Convention, it must be done within 12 months from the first patent application date.
Patent Corporation Treaty (PCT): If the applicant files patent overseas using PCT, it must be done within 30 months from the first patent application date.
Up to 1 month from instruction date depending on the requirement for translation of patent specification.
It varies for different countries. Please contact us for more details. We are able to file patents in nearly all countries.