Legal Updates for December 2016

Intellectual Property Case Updates - Malaysia

This issue of Intellectual Property Case Updates provides case notes on some recent Malaysian cases on intellectual property.

In Kraft Foods Schweiz Holdings GmbH v Pendaftar Cap Dagangan, the Malaysian High Court dealt with the issue of whether a 3D or shape mark could qualify as a "mark" or "trade mark" under section 3(1) of the Trade Marks Act 1976. In the second case, World Grand Dynamic Marketing Sdn Bhd v FJVAA SPA Sdn Bhd & Ors, the Malaysian High Court considered the question of whether litigants could use correspondence by the Registrar of Trade Marks in evidence.