BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Enterprise  >  Enterprise Explores  >  Protecting and Commercialising Intellectual Property In Malaysia

Protecting and Commercialising Intellectual Property In Malaysia

Safuan Zari, Chief Ecosystem Development Officer, MRANTI

27-Sep-23 12:00

Protecting and Commercialising Intellectual Property In Malaysia

Intellectual property rights are some of the most important intangible assets possessed by business owners in Malaysia. It comprises patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, geographical indications and layout designs of integrated circuits. These rights prevent the unauthorised duplication or use of any item or work to which the business owner is to have full rights.

Recent statistics reveal a glaring ownership disparity that demands immediate attention. In 2022, only 956 granted patent and utility innovations belonged to Malaysians, while a staggering 5,249 were owned by foreign applicants.

In relation, recent World Bank findings highlighted by Malaysia’s Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli shows that only 10.5% of Malaysian firms engage in research and development (R&D), with just 3.5% introducing new products in the past three years.

With that in mind, we speak to Safuan Zari, Chief Ecosystem Development Officer of the Malaysian Research Accelerator for Technology & Innovation (MRANTI) to help us digest how Intellectual Property could be a growth driver for entrepreneurs and enterprises, as well as MRANTI's role in bridging the intellectual property knowledge gap in the country.

Produced by: Kishan Sivaswamy

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  technologyCorporatesentrepreneurspersonal developmentproperty

Tags:  intellectual property protectionrndintellectual propertyip





Play / Pause

Listen now : The Breakfast Grille Repeat: Tan Kay Zhuin, Group CEO, T7 Global

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

7:00 AM

World Market Watch

Laurent Lequeue, Independent Market Analyst

7:15 AM

Morning Brief

7:30 AM

Morning Brief

Erin Cook, Journalist

7:45 AM

Top Story

Soo Chee Yeong, President of the Association of Malaysian Hauliers

8:00 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Przemysław Zaręba Head of Foreign Trade Office In Malaysia, Polish Investment and Trade Agency (PAIH)

8:30 AM

Morning Brief

Arinah Najwa Ahmad Said, Director, BowerGroup Asia

8:45 AM

Morning Brief

9:00 AM

Opening Bell

9:15 AM

Opening Bell

Sean Yap, CEO, M&A Value Partners Asset Management

9:35 AM

What's the Focus

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Corey Bryant, Founder, bpositive

10:45 AM

BFM Football Minutes

Euro Edition

11:00 AM

Mattsplained

Matt Armitage, Founder, Kulturpop

12:00 PM

Enterprise Explores

Alexander Fernandez, CEO and Co-Founder at Streamline Studios

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Tan Kay Zhuin, Group CEO, T7 Global

2:05 PM

Discovery Hour

The ABC's of Biodiversity: Sunda Clouded Leopard, Chrishen Gomez, Biologist, Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), University of Oxford

3:05 PM

Front Row

3:20 PM

Front Row

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Doctor in the House: The Cancer Burden in Developing Countries is A Global Problem, Dr George Lee, Consultant Urologist; Dato’ Dr Saunthari Somasundaram, President, National Cancer Society of Malaysia; HE Dr Wahid Ali Said Al Kharusi, President & Chairperson, Oman Cancer Association

5:00 PM

Top 5 at 5

6:00 PM

Inside Story

7:30 PM

Just For Kicks

9:00 PM

A Bit of Culture