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Research Support: Patents and Copyright

This guide aims to help you start your research project, getting your research published and choose the best journal to publish your manuscript. The UTP Information Resource Centre is committed to helping all users become more information literate. Librar


This page describes the resources of Patents, Copyright and Intellectual Property for users. 


1. Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (myIPO)

2. United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Search Patent through Google Patents or Free Patent Online widget below.

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Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving

  • Turnitin is an Internet-based plagiarism-prevention service created by iParadigms, LLC, first launched in 1997.
  • Turnitin is subscribed by UTP:
    • Students: contact your lecturers/ supervisors to use Turnitin
    • Academic staff: contact ICT Careline for enquiry or first-time registration

Here the list of other plagiarism checker:

1. DupliChecker  (Free Online Software)

2. CopyLeaks  (Free Online Software)

3. PaperRater (Free & Paid version)

4. Plagiarisma (Free & Paid version)

5. PlagiarismChecker (Free Online Software)

6. Plagium (Free & Paid version)

7. PlagScan  (Free & Paid version)

8. PlagTracker (Free & Paid version)

9. Quetext (Free Online Software)

10. Viper  (Free Online Software)

Intellectual Property

Click logo to access the MyIPO website

MyIPO is an Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia which an agency under the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism. The objectives of MyIPO are:

> Establishing a strong and effective administration

> Strengthening intellectual property laws

> Providing comprehensive and user-friendly information on intellectual property

> Providing advisory on intellectual property

For more details, please refer to MyIPO website

Click logo to access the WIPO website

Click logo to access the cc website

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