FAQ


ABOUT IDEAKU

Ideaku app is a mobile application and web platform that provides a service to protect one's an expression of ideas (copyrights) by easily registering them using their smartphone. The protection is instantaneous and the app is embedded with emerging disruptive technology based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) dan Blockchain Technology to secure their deposited works.

Ideaku can be used by musicians, photographers, writers, artists, choreographers, journalists, bloggers, researchers, designers, IT developers or those who make derivative works.

On Ideaku you can generate a proof of evidence for any creative work.

an example, you can protect music and songs, lyrics and written works, software, drawings, scripts and screenplays, scientific production, architecture and design project, graphic and visual productions, storyboards and anything that can be subject to copyright, author’s rights and intellectual property rights.

The usual submission and registration process at MyIPO offices could take 2 to 6 months. Through Ideaku, the submission is made online and the proof is generated instantly.

Ideaku helps MyIPO to speed up its processes and is compliance with MyIPO Copyright Voluntary Notification System, in terms of legal validity.

At the moment of the deposit, we generate a form (authorship declaration) with all the authors data that you provided during the submission procedure (in compliance with MyIPO requirements).

Ideaku uses a Digital Fingerprint compliant with WIPO Proof Standard. It also generates Digital Certificate which consists of Digital Work and Blockchain tokens that provides tamper-proof evidence based on the timestamp created.

Since the generated timestamp is valid only when presented together with the original file (legally valid procedure that cannot be falsified), you can be sure that the work is registered in your name and of the co-authors that you possibly have indicated, and that therefore your authorship is protected.

The author keeps all the rights on the deposited works, has no further obligations towards Ideaku, and can use and diffuse its works as he/she prefers.

AIVision: an emerging disruptive technology based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers powerful machine learning models with industry-leading prediction accuracy to help you immediately check if any list of content similar to your work has been used elsewhere.

IP MarketPlace: will allow IP owners to make money too. Besides protecting the IP, the app offers features where IP owners from all over the globe can share and sell their content in our Digital Marketplace. We are creating income for photographers, illustrators, writers, digital artists, videographers and musicians.

AITracker:can create an engaging mobile experience that enables users to track their IP. Saying that now every copyright owners can check if any person or organisation had used their content and avoid copyright infringement.

UNDERSTAND COPYRIGHTS

Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws to the creators of original works – like a literary work, song, movie or software. It gives its owner the exclusive right to reproduce the work, to prepare derivative works, to distribute copies, and to perform and display the work publicly.

Copyright the law protects the author of a work. And according to law, the author is the person who must prove his or her authorship. Many countries, including Berne Convention signatories, recommend registering your work as a way of guaranteeing greater legal protection of your work.

Copyright protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Copyrightable works include the following categories:

Literary Works

a) novels, stories, books, pamphlets, manuscripts, poetical works and other writings;

(b) plays, dramas, stage directions, film scenarios, broadcasting scripts, choreographic works and pantomimes;

(c) treatises, histories, biographies, essays and articles;

(d) encyclopaedias, dictionaries and other works of reference;

(e) letters, reports and memoranda;

(f) lectures, addresses, sermons and other works of the same nature;

(g) tables or compilations, whether or not expressed in words, figures or symbols and whether or not in a visible form; and

(h) virtual reality, augmented reality;

(i) computer programs; source code or framework.

Musical Works

Any musical work, and includes works composed for musical accompaniment

Artistic Works

(a) a graphic work, photograph, sculpture or collage, drawing, irrespective of artistic quality;

(b) a work of architecture being a building or a model for a building; or

(c) a work of artistic craftsmanship

(d) virtual reality, augmented reality

(e) computer programs; graphic

Films

(a) any fixation of a sequence of visual images on the material of any description, of being shown as a moving picture; and includes the sounds embodied in any soundtrack associated with a film

(b) computer programs; interactive video games

(c) virtual reality, augmented reality

Sound Recordings

Any fixation of a sequence of sounds or of a representation of sounds capable of being perceived aurally and of being reproduced by any means, but does not include a soundtrack associated with a film;

Broadcasts

(a) a transmission, by wire or wireless, means, of visual images, sounds or other the information which— is capable of being lawfully received by members of the public, or is transmitted for presentation to members of the public, and includes the transmission of encrypted signals where the means for decrypting are provided to the public by the broadcasting service or with its consent;

(b)virtual reality, augmented reality

Derivative Works

(a) Translation – example: Malay book to Chinese;

(b) Adaptation - example: a film adaptation of a novel;

(c) Customization - example: original song composition to new composition;

(d) Collection of works or data collection - example: computer program (database);

(e) Ordering and other alterations of works worthy of copyright.

Literary, Musical or Artistic Works

Generally, this categories of copyright work reflects the human beings which shall subsist during the life of the author plus 50 years after his death.

Film, Sound Recordings and Performer

This categories of copyright work shall subsist for 50 years from the work was published, fixed in a fixation for the film and sound recording.

Broadcasts

For the copyright in broadcasts, it protection occurred in way of transmission either by wire or wireless means, the period for 50 years shall be computed from the which, the broadcasts were first made.

Legal Rights

Author and the copyright owner is given an exclusive right to control the use and distribution of their copyrighted work under the copyright law.

Economic Rights

Economic rights include rights of reproduction, rights of communication to the public, rights to perform, showing or playing to the public, rights of distribution and rights to derive financial reward from the use of his/her works by the user or commercial purposes.

Moral Rights

This right authorizes the author to prevent any users from distortion, mutilation or other modifications of his/her works whereby the result of the modification will significantly alter the original work and adversely affect the author’s honour or reputation.

Whoever use any copyrighted works without consent or authorization from the author or copyright owner, it may constitute infringement under Copyright Act 1987. Amongst the act of infringement includes:

(a) reproduces in any material form, performs, shows or plays or distributes to the public, imports any article into Malaysia for the purpose of trade or financial gains; makes for sale or rent any infringing copy;

(b) sells, rent or by way of trade exposes or offers for sale or rent any infringing copy; distributes infringing copies;

(c) possesses, otherwise than for his private and domestic use, any infringing copy; exhibits in public any infringing copy by way of trade;

(d) makes or has in his possession any contrivance used or intended to be used for the purpose of making infringing copies.