Malaysia: MyIPO has published IP Statistical Booklet 2012

The Malaysian patent office (MyIPO) has published a detailed statistical report on IP trends in Malaysia. The booklet offers a comprehensive overview about filing trends for all types of industrial property rights in Malaysia. Some of the most notable statistical results for 2012 include:

  • for the first time in 2012 the total number of all IPR applications received exceeded the 40 000 mark
  • between 2003 and 2012, the average annual growth of IPR applications between was 6.2%, the annual growth of registrations/grants was 12.4%
  • the most active technical sector by IPC was section C (chemistry & metallurgy)

The booklet can be downloaded in PDF format from MyIPO's website.

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