Malaysia Mulls Intellectual Property Court

Law360, New York (August 18, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Malaysia’s government is working on plans for a specialized intellectual property court to dispose of a growing backlog of cases, according to local media reports.

The Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry is studying the need to establish an Intellectual Property Court before a proposal is forwarded to the government, Minister Datuk Shafie Apdal told the Utusan Express on Tuesday.

"If we find it helpful in eliminating piracy and production of imitation goods and if we see there are strong grounds for it to establish such a...
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