Malaysia
Governing Law & Dispute Resolution Mechanism

Copyright Act 1987

 


Is there a specialized dispute resolution body? Yes
Which Body? Copyright Tribunal / IP Court
Do the general courts have jurisdiction to determine reasonable license terms where they cannot be agreed? No
Which court?

Under the Copyright Act 1987, the Copyright Tribunal is empowered to determine disputes concerning the license terms between parties and the Copyright Tribunal may on its own motion or at the request of the parties, is entitled to refer the question of law arising from the disputes to the High Court for a decision