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Direct Infringement of Copyright

Direct Infringement of Copyright

In Megnaway Enterprise Sdn Bhd v Soon Lian Hock (sole proprietor of the firm Performance Audio & Car Accessories Enterprise) [2009] 3 MLJ 525 (“Megnaway Enterprise”), at paragraph 41, Low Hop Bing J (later JCA) referred to a number of authorities and...
Works eligible for copyright

Works eligible for copyright

Section 7 of the Copyright Act 1987 (“CA 1987”) governs the works which are eligible for copyright. Generally, the following works are eligible for copyright: “(a) literary works; (b) musical works; (c) artistic works; (d) films; (e) sound...
6 Things About Minority Oppression

6 Things About Minority Oppression

1. Governed by Section 346 of the Companies Act 2016 Section 346(1) and (2) of the Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”) provides the following: “(1) Any member or debenture holder of a company may apply to the Court for an order under this section on the ground- (a) that...

Contract of Service vs Contract for Service

Under Malaysian law, the distinction between a ‘contract of service’ and a ‘contract for service’ is significant. Individuals under a contract of service are treated as employees for the purposes of, amongst others, the Employment Act 1955 and the Industrial Relations...