Top 30 Malaysian Patent Filers of 2020 Revealed

Top 30 Malaysian Patent Filers of 2020 Revealed

As the Malaysian Intellectual Property Corporation (MyIPO) publishes its data on the most prominent Malaysian patent filers of 2020, we gain an insight into the change in rankings in comparison to its previous year.

MIMOS Berhad remains a gatekeeper of its top position for two years in a row. Glove production company Top Glove Sdn Bhd who were put in the spolight back in December 2020 for Covid-19 outbreaks at its premises, has managed to nab the number two spot in the rankings. Top Glove has recently stated they have resolved overcrowding in its dormitories (source:

RankApplicantNo. of Applications (2019/2020)
1MIMOS Berhad5857
2Top Glove International Sdn. Bhd.5239
3Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)4550
4Universiti Malaya (UM)3716
5Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)3415
6Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UIMAP)3231
7Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)3135
8Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP)2426
9Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)1710
10Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)1645
11Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia1116
12Institute of Technology Petronas Sdn. Bhd.1123
13Lembaga Getah Malaysia9
14Universiti Malaysia Kelantan9
15Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)9
16Universiti Tenaga Nasional916
17Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)97
18Universiti Telekom Sdn. Bhd.8
19Vitrox Technologies Sdn. Bhd.8
20Institut Kemahiran Tinggi Belia Negara Temerloh79
21Sime Darby Plantation Intellectual Property Sdn. Bhd77
22Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia712
23John Tang Ing Ching67
24Nano Malaysia Berhad6
25Poh Chung Kiak6
26Telekom Malaysia Berhad612
27Daikin Research & Development Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.511
28Monash University Malaysia56
29Shimano Components (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.5
30Sivaneshwaran A/L Raja5
(source: MyIPO)

*Purposes of the article is to inform. All data belongs to MyIPO and stated sources. QO is not liable for any inaccurate data.

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