- Publication Date: Feb – 2021
- Author : Indran Shanmuganathan
- ISBN: 9789672919278
- Format: Softcover + eBook
- Country : Malaysia
he introduction of the Trademarks Act 2019 to pave the way for Malaysia to join the Madrid Protocol saw the repeal of the Trademarks Act 1976. The implementation of the Trademarks Act 2019 is a major change to the Malaysian trademark regime, bringing it in line with the trademark statutes in other major jurisdictions including the UK and Singapore. This publication, The Annotated Trademarks Act 2019, provides invaluable section-by-section annotations to the Trademarks Act 2019, throwing light on the application and interpretation of the provisions of the Act. It is certainly a resource which will greatly assist in the understanding and application of the new trademark system in Malaysia.
The key terms and phrases in each section are explained by reference to local and foreign case law as well as academic writing. This publication facilitates quick and easy research with the inclusion of cross-reference from the provision being annotated to comparative provisions from other jurisdictions. The annotations should prove to be very useful for lawyers, judges, trademarks agents, court officers and law students. Written by a legal practitioner with vast knowledge and experience on matters relating to Intellectual Property Law and who was accorded the accolade of the Asia law Regional Award 2019 for Outstanding Practitioner in Malaysia, there is no doubt this publication will serve as an excellent reference which is insightful, practical, authoritative and enabling a confident understanding of the workings of the Act.