Malaysia – Protecting The National Cuisine

The Malaysian Tourism Minister’s statement that Malaysia intends to stake its claim on recipes synonymous with the country’s identity, has sparked controversy among the public. Reaction is especially high in Singapore, where people dispute the origins of certain dishes Malaysia intends to claim. The Minister later said that Malaysia has no intention to patent local […]

Malaysia – Megnaway Enterprise Sdn Bhd v Soon Lian Hoc

The Plaintiff’s claim was base on the Defendant’s infringement of their Copyright and unlawful interference with the Plaintiff’s trade or business. Brief Facts Here the Plaintiff was a private limited company carrying on the business of manufacturing and distributing anti car theft system made especially for local made cars under trademark ‘THEF-PRO’, since 1991. Meanwhile […]