WIPO Director General Daren Tang welcomes Malaysia’s accession to the Budapest Treaty and the Marrakesh Treaty. The Budapest Treaty facilitates biotech patenting through international recognition of the deposit of microorganisms for patent procedure, while the Marrakesh Treaty boosts the production and international transfer of specially-adapted books for people with who are blind or visually impaired. Malaysia’s Dato’ Sri Alexander Nanta Lingg, Minister of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, shared a message of support on the occasion of the deposit.
Ambassador Ahmad Faisal Bin Muhaman, Permanent Representative of Malaysia to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva deposited the instruments of accession on March 31, 2022.
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