The Malaysian Intellectual Property Association (MIPA) was registered as a Society under the Societies Act 1966 on 21st December 1989 vide Registration No. 1017/89.
The Objects of MIPA are as follows:
- To foster ties of mutual friendship and understanding among those who are practising in the field of intellectual and industrial property law and through such ties to promote the proper protection and development of intellectual and industrial property law in Malaysia and in the Asian region.
- To regulate through by-laws or otherwise the professional practice, etiquette, conduct and discipline of the Members.
- To consider all manner of questions affecting intellectual and industrial property law and/or the interest of the Association.
- To engage in activities in conjunction with other bodies or associations within the limits of the Association\'s objects and to arrange reciprocal concession and co-operation with other such bodies and associations.