Author: Foong Cheng Leong
The MCMC made reference to the CCTV recording of the deadly shooting of Ambank officer Norazita Abu Talib when it said that the dissemination of gruesome recording and images was an offence under sections of the CMA, which is stretching the applicability of these laws too far, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
Always register your product or company name, and always choose a distinctive mark that can be registered and protected, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
To use a trademark legally, one must seek permission from the proprietor of the trademark. However, you can use Facebook’s trademarks without asking for express permission provided that you satisfy its brand guidelines, writes Foong Cheng Leong.
DNA columnist Foong Cheng Leong looks at the new Limited Liability Partnership Act 2012 which came into force on Dec 26, 2012.
Bread & Kaya columnist Foong Cheng Leong sets out some tips for you before you open your start-up for funding.
Bread & Kaya columnist Foong Cheng Leong looks at Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, which makes it an offence to post any content which is obscene, indecent, false, menacing or offensive in character with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass another person.
With e-commerce booming in Malaysia, the Government has drawn up new legislation to protect consumers. Foong Cheng Leong explains the new law and business owners’ rights and responsibilities.
DNA welcomes lawyer Foong Cheng Leong as a contributor with his Bread & Kaya column, which looks at legal issues related to technology and intellectual property, amongst others. His debut column looks at the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) which comes into force Jan 1, 2013.