A patent is an exclusive right granted to an inventor that allows the inventor to exclude anyone else from creating, selling, manufacturing, or using the invention for a period of time. The patent registration in Malaysia is designed to encourage unique and useful inventions. You will come across two types of patents which are:
- Standard Patent: To protect an idea of an inventor which permits in practice the solution to a specific problem in the field of technology.
- Utility Innovation: To protect those inventions which do not require to involve an inventive step as required by patent.