India – Patent Used To Block Drugs Shipment

Countries trying to tackle the menace of counterfeit drugs are taking various steps to check the entry of unauthorised drugs. However one problem arising from this is that counterfeit drugs are defined differently in various jurisdictions. Many countries consider products that are not registered there as being counterfeit. International trade means that medicines may reach […]

The time has come for Software Patents in Malaysia

Industries invest millions in developing computer-related systems every year. However, these systems do not seem to be given ample intellectual property protection. Computer programs enjoy copyright protection, but these will only protect them against copying. Patent protection, on the other hand, prevents competitors from copying, reverse engineering or independently inventing a system that embodies the […]