The basic law of copyright in Malaysia is under the Copyright Act 1987 which came into force on 1 December 1987. The law has undergone various significant updates since then, with amendments to the Act taking effect in 1990, 1999, 2000 and 2003.
- "Copyright Law in Malaysia: Does the Balance Hold?" by Khaw Lake Tee in Journal of Malaysian and Comparative Law 2004 (2).
- Copyright Issues in Malaysia 12th ABU Copyright Committee Meeting and Seminar, Brunei 15-17 May 2006.[permanent dead link]
- The Official Website of the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).
- Malaysian Copyright Act 1987