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FAQ: Research Patent

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The following frequently asked questions are common among those contemplating University of Malaya (UM). This page provides answers to these questions and provides links to useful UM websites that provide additional answers.


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What is Patent?

A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem.

What is Utility Innovation?

Who May Apply?

How can a patent or utility innovation be protected?

Why Protect an Invention?

Term of protection?

Where to Apply?

Last Update: Jul 19, 2021