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Malaysia To Open IP Court In Two-Three Years

Law360 (April 25, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Malaysia will establish a court devoted exclusively to intellectual property law within the next two to three years, a government official said.

The IP court would help resolve problems with piracy counterfeiting, the secretary-general of the Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry Datuk Talaat Hussain told the South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Intellectual Property Association (IPA) conference and annual meeting in Kuala Lumpur.

Malaysia has responded to rampant piracy with stringent new laws and beefed-up enforcement. Six laws to protect intellectual property were passed in 2000 alone,...
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