Brief Overview Of The Malaysian Industrial Design Application Process

Allocation of filing date & number
Once completed forms and prescribed fee paid, Registry allocates  filing date and number.
Formalities
Examination       
  
Registry examines the application to ensure that the formalities have been met. Registry issues official action on any non-compliance to which the applicant will have to respond within a stipulated time.                    
Novelty Search
Registry will conduct searches to ensure that the design is new.
Registration & 
Publication 
Once application approved, Certificate of Registration will be issued and application published in the government gazette.   


Application Process Flowchart


A flowchart of the industrial design application process is available at MyIPO's website. To view the flowchart, click here