Memorial Meeting for the late Mr. Hariram Jayaram

A special memorial meeting was held on 12th December 2013 at the The Royal Lake Club Kuala Lumpur to remember this humble and unassuming person who passed away on 9th November 2013 at the of 75.  The late Mr Ram was one of the founding members of MIPA and eminent lawyer within the IP fraternity in Malaysia.  He was also the first Malaysian to become a member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA). Mr. Hariram’s passing away is a sad and deep loss for members of the Malaysian IP profession.

The evening programme which was jointly organised by MIPA and APAA Malaysia Bhd. was well attended by many from the IP and legal fraternity. Among the speakers that evening were MIPA President, Mr. Peter Desmond Wee, Past President of MIPA and APAA, Y. Bhg. Dato V L Kandan, Mrs. Caroline Francis, Past Vice-President of MIPA and Partners of Messrs RamRais & Partners and Mr. Michael Soo, President of APAA Malaysia Bhd.

12th & 13th December 2013 – National Workshop on Management of Intellectual Property in Advertising Industries at IPTC, MyIPO.

11th December 2013 - Regional Forum on Intellectual Property and Creative Industries at IPTC, MyIPO

3rd December 2013 – Forum on Competition Act with Small and Medium Enterprises at Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

17th December 2013 – MIPA Networking session at the The Heritage Club, The Royale Chulan, Kuala Lumpur.

6th November 2013 – Global IP Valuation Conference at the Mandarin Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

1st November 2013 – MyIPO IP Valuation Teh Tarik session at IPTC.

8th & 9th October 2013 – ECAP III Phase II:  Workshop for ASEAN SME Trainers on the promotion of Brand Creation, Protection and Management at IPTC, MyIPO.

17th September 2013 – Madrid Protocol.  MIPA was invited along with the Bar Council to a roundtable discussion regarding Madrid Protocol.  MyIPO wanted feedback from MIPA and the Bar Council on any issues regarding the implementation of Madrid Protocol.

5th to 7th September 2013 - SME Solutions Expo at the Mid Valley Exhibition Centre.  MIPA participated in this annual event with the support and cooperation of MIPA members who helped to manage the MIPA booth for the duration of the 3 days.

3rd September 2013 – Annual dialogue between the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operative and Consumerism (MDTCC) with the Industries (Intellectual Property) at the Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur.

30th August 2013 – IP Valuation Teh Tarik session at MyIPO.

30th August 2013 – Discussion with the MDTCC on the Proposed Liberalisation of the Patent Service Sector at Putrajaya.

22nd August 2013 – Hari Raya gathering organised by the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operative and Consumerism (MDTCC).  

SME Recognition Award 2013 - 19th July 2013. MIPA as a Supporting Organisation was presented a momento by the Deputy Minister of Domestic Trade, Co-operative and Consumerism.

IP Awareness Programme 2013: Design your wealth through Design Protection -

This programme jointly organised by MOSTI-MyIPO and Majlis Reka Malaysia (MRM) was held at the Dewan IPTC, MyIPO.