UUM won Bronze at AHIN 2018

ahin2018UUM ONLINE: Kuala Lumpur - Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) won the bronze medal at the National Intellectual Property Awards 2018 (AHIN 2018) for the Trademark category - Manager's Coffee Trademark.UUM was represented by Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Prof. Dr. Ayoib Che Ahmad who accepted the award delivered by Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, Dato' Saifuddin Nasution Ismail at Tun Abdul Razak Hall, Bank Rakyat Twin Towers today. UUM received MYR 5,000 cash, trophies and certificates recognized by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Manager's Coffee Sdn. Bhd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uniutama Management Holdings Sdn. Bhd. (UMHSB), a wholly-owned subsidiary of UUM and it was incorporated on 22 May 2016 aimed at becoming the leading coffee business company selling the Manager's Coffee brand. The Manager Coffee's Restaurant which is the brainchild of former UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Dato' Seri Dr Mohamed Mustafa Ishak, began operating in 2016 in Sintok, followed by the first kiosk at EDC Hotel Kuala Lumpur will be the coffee business leader that offers authentic coffee and popular Malaysian menu at affordable price whilst generating income for UUM. The AHIN 2018 competition organized for the 13th time by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) was aptly themed 'Local Intellectual Property to the World Stage', provided the best platform for highlighting the creativity and innovations of Malaysians. A total of seven (7) category categories were contested: the Organisation Category (Best Intellectual Property Management), Patent Category, Trade Mark Category and Geographical Indicators, Industrial Design Category, Copyright Category, Intellectual Property Designing Category (Skill Institution Student or Equivalent) Young Designer Intellectual Property (Secondary School Students). This year, AHIN received a total of 760 entries from all over the country, making it the highest number of participation since 2013.

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