Malaysia jurisdiction report: Hybrid IP protection

09-04-2018

Hawa Diyana Saim

Malaysia jurisdiction report: Hybrid IP protection

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Patents and trade secrets seem like opposite sides of a scale. Trade secrets derive their legal protection from their inherently secretive nature, whereas patents can be protected only through disclosure of the invention—the specification in a patent application must describe the invention in a manner that would enable one with ordinary skill in the art to make and use the invention without an undue amount of experimentation.


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