Intellectual Property Law in Malaysia,2nd Edition
- Analyses the legislative and judicial developments in Malaysian intellectual property law since the first edition of the book.
- Incorporates key developments in the international protection of intellectual property.
- Details the progress of the ASEAN Intellectual Property Cooperation.
- Explains the trademark registration process under the Madrid Protocol.
- Includes new chapters on registered trademark law under the Trademarks Act 2019.
- Discusses the scope of the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2020 and judicial decisions that clarify important copyright principles.
- Highlights the impact of significant patent law decisions handed down by the Federal Court and the Court of Appeal.
- Contains ProView Extra materials available exclusively in ProView eBook only.
Dr Tay Pek San is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya. She has 25 years of experience teaching intellectual property law and researching in that area. Her keen interest in intellectual property law inspired her to write this book to share her knowledge and to meet the many requests from her previous students for a text on Malaysian intellectual property law.
This edition updates the contents of the first edition in the light of legislative amendments and many reported court decisions since then. Dr Tay joined the University of Malaya in 1992 to pursue a postgraduate degree and teach at the same time. It was then that she became involved in intellectual property law and has since been drawn into that area.
Prior to joining the academia, she was in active legal practice for some years, after graduating from the University of Sydney, Australia (with the double degrees of Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws) and subsequently called to the Malaysian Bar. She has also been admitted to the Bar of New South Wales, Australia. Dr Tay was a consultant to the Malaysian Intellectual Property Office in a number of legislative amendments to the country’s intellectual property statutes. She was the Director of the Centre for Law and Ethics in Science and Technology, which is a research centre at the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya from April 2018 to August 2020. She also supervises Master of Laws and doctoral students.
She has published widely in local and established international journals and has written many book chapters with renowned publishers. Her other books include Khaw on Copyright Law in Malaysia (4th edition, LexisNexis, 2017), Legal Issues in Cloud Computing in Malaysia (Sweet & Maxwell, 2018) and Protection of Well-Known Trade Marks in Malaysia (Sweet & Maxwell, 2007).
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