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Sep 05, 2019
Lim Eng Leong, Henry Goh & Co. Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
First published at www.henrygoh.com


A Change Would Do Us Good


Lim Eng Leong, Henry Goh & Co. Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, First published at www.henrygoh.comAfter close to a decade of intermittent discussions, proposals, referendums and making up for lost time between the powers-that-be and stakeholders, the new Trademarks Bill (and soon to be Act) of 2019 finally see the light of day. This would mark (pun intended) an ambitious and complete overhaul of the aging Trade Marks Act 1976. The new Bill was tabled in the Malaysian Parliament on 11 April 2019 and was approved (with some amendments) by the Lower House (Dewan Rakyat) on 02 July 2019 and the Upper House (Dewan Negara) on 23 July. Pending royal assent, it is now almost as  read more