Filing Requirements

Filing Type: National Phase Entry PCT National Phase Entry
Deadline: 30 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: English
Translation Extension: N/A
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Optional at filing or deferred
Country Notes: • Excess claims fee: MYR 20 per claim over 10.

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: English
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred
Country Notes: • A certified true copy of the priority application is not required at the time of filing unless later requested by the Registrar.

• The entity type of the applicant is required at filing if the applicant is not the inventor.

• Information on the transfer of rights to the invention from the inventors to the Applicant (e.g. by virtue of an assignment or by employment of the inventors) is required at filing or later. The document evidencing the transfer, such as the deed of assignment, is not required unless later requested by the IP Office.

• For requirements not strictly needed at filing (info above, signed Form 17), these must be fulfilled within three months from the date of issuance of an adverse formalities report.

• Excess claims fee: MYR 20 per claim over 10.

Advanz Fidelis

Established: 2000

Number of Professional Staff: 20

National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Malaysia
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Malaysia

Advanz Fidelis is an IP specialist corporation based in Kuala Lumpur, offering a broad range of IP services. As an integrated IP services centre, its services include IP search and registration, IP development and management, IP asset representation and dispute resolution for patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyright.

Advanz Fidelis’ consultants are fully equipped to handle all aspects of IP and apply their experience and knowledge to meet and exceed client expectations. Its clients range from start-ups to multinational companies spanning a variety of industries. Its consultants are well-versed in the intricacies of intellectual property protection and management for each and every type of client.


• Biotechnology
• Chemical Science
• Electrical
• Information Technology
• Mechanical
• Pharmaceutical

Contact Information


P.O. Box 11589,
50750, Kuala Lumpur,


Suite 609, Block D,
Phileo Damansara 1,
No. 9, Jalan 16/11,
46350 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Darul Ehsan,