Staff Details

Ida Madieha Bt. Abdul Ghani Azmi

Ida Madieha Bt. Abdul Ghani Azmi
Designation: Professor
AHMAD IBRAHIM KULLIYYAH OF LAWS
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 4359
Email address: imadieha@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor in Laws - Bachelor Degree , International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Law - Masters Degree , University of Cambridge
  • PhD in Laws (Intelectual Property) - Doctor of Philosophy , University of London

Area of Specialisation

  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Intellectual Property (Including Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, Industrial Design)
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Cyber/ICT Law
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Law ~ Commercial Law

Teaching Responsibilities

CURR.ISSUES IN INTELLECT AND IND'L PROP. LAW 2008/2009 2007/2008 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001
CURR.ISSUES IN INTELLECT.& IND'L PROP. LAW 2008/2009 2007/2008 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001
CURRENT ISSUES IN INTELLECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW 2017/2018 2014/2015 2013/2014
CYBER LAW 2008/2009 2007/2008 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001
CYBER LAW 2011/2012 2010/2011 2007/2008 2005/2006 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001
CYBER LAW 2011/2012
FAMILY LAW II 1995/1996
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW 2000/2001 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996
INTRODUCTION TO COPYRIGHT & DESIGN RIGHT 2008/2009 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2000/2001
INTRODUCTION TO COPYRIGHT & DESIGN RIGHT 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2001/2002
INTRODUCTION TO INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
LAW AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2005/2006 2004/2005
LAW OF CONTRACT I 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2011/2012 2009/2010 2007/2008 1997/1998 1996/1997
LAW OF CONTRACT II 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2011/2012 2010/2011 2008/2009
LAW OF TORTS I 2001/2002 1998/1999
LAW OF TORTS I 1998/1999 1997/1998
LAW OF TORTS II 2013/2014
MALAYSIAN LEGAL SYSTEM I 2002/2003
TRANSACTIONS IN ISLAMIC LAW I 1996/1997 1995/1996

Research Projects

Completed

2013 - 2017
Security Offences Law Vis a Vis Right to Privacy in Malaysia: Guidelines for Reconciliation and Enforcement
2012 - 2016
Status of Left Over Embryos in Malaysia : An Ethico Legal Enquiry
2012 - 2016
A study of legal issues related to BLOGs businesses in malaysia : A proposal for a regulatary framework
2012 - 2015
Legal Framework for the Protection of Traditonal Cultural Expression: Balancing Human Rights, Conservation and Proprietary Interest?
2011 - 2015
Deciphering The Wikileaks SAGA:Exploring The Legal, Policy and Information Security Role and Challenges In Protecting and Securing Malaysia's Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) Against Data Leak
2011 - 2013
Jawatankuasa Penyemak dan Meminda Akta Institusi Pendidikan Tinggi Swasta 1996 (AKTA 555)
2010 - 2012
Bioinformatics: The Law Relating To Collection and Use of Genetic Information in Malaysia
2009 - 2013
Innovation and Intellectual Property in Malaysia
2008 -
TRIPS and Intellectual Property in Selected OIC Countries: Concerns and Prospects
2007 - 2008
Liberalization of Distribution Service: The Impact of Foreign Hyper-markets in Malaysia
2006 - 2009
Research on Biotechnology in Malaysia: Is there A Need for Regulatory Framework?
2004 - 2007
Original Title: Collateralization of Intellectual property in the Malaysian Conventional and Islamic Banking System: A Comparative Analysis New Title: Legal Impediments to the Collateralization?.

In Progress

2017 - Present
Establish IP Curricula & Cource For MYIPO
2016 - Present
Legal Framework to Regulate Nutraceuticals, Herbal Medicines and Health Supplements in Malaysia
2016 - Present
Establishing an Effective Legal Framework for Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions in Malaysia Post TPP and AEC Era
2015 - Present
Establishing Legal and Economic Framework to Protect Malaysian Copyright Based Industries from the Possible Negative "Effects" of the Proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
2013 - Present
Legal and Administrative Requirement in Shari'ah Compliant Hospitality Services
2004 - Present
Globalization and WTO Research Unit (GWTO)

Publications

Article

2017
The impact of copyright law on the digitization of library collections in academic libraries in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science , 22 (1). pp.83-97.
2017
In search for support for the extension of copyright term under the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: A preliminary study of the Malaysian music industry. Journal of International Trade Law and Policy , 16 (1). pp.34-48.
2015
Misappropriation and dilution of indigenous people’s cultural expression through the sale of their arts and crafts: should mMore be done?. PERTANIKA Journals , 23 pp.167-180.
2015
Big data, cloud and "bring your own device": how the data protection law addresses the impact of 'datafication' . Advanced Science Letters , 21 (10). pp.3347-3351.
2015
Preface for Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities: A Special Edition Devoted to Issues in Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: Spirit, Form & Challenges . Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities: A Special Edition Devoted to Issues in Criminal Justice in the 21st Century: Spirit, Form & Challenges , 23 ((S)).
2015
Misappropriation and dilution of indigenous people’s cultural expression through the sales of their arts and crafts: should more be done?. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (JSSH) , 23 (S). pp.165-178.
2015
Criminalisation of misappropriation of Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE). Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities , 23 (S) (Oct). pp.183-196.
2014
Recipe for disaster? the deployment of patents over environmentally sound technologies (ESTs). IIUM Law Journal , 22 (1). pp.1-18.
2014
Intellectual property policy and academic patenting in Malaysia: challenges and prospects. Pertanika Journal of Social Science & Humanities , 22 (1). pp.1-20.
2014
Genetic screening of newborns in Malaysia: an ethico-legal prognosis. International Journal of Law, Policy and The Family (28). pp.135-149.
2013
Public research, open science and innovation: creating the path for sustainable resource-led industrialisation in Malaysia . International Journal of Trade , Economics and Finance , 4 (3). pp.145-149.
2012
Data leak, critical information infrastructure and the legal options: what does Wikileaks teach us?. International Journal of Cyber-Security and Digital Forensics (IJCSDF) , 1 (3). pp.226-231.
2011
Emerging needs and challenges faced in the teaching and training of intellectual property in Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences Research , 7 (13). pp.2432-2440.
2011
Intellectual property system with a heart? Patents and public health in Malaysia and some Asean countries. The Law Review pp.412-439.
2011
Bioinformatics and genetic privacy: the impact of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010. Computer Law and Security Report , 27 (4). pp.394-401.
2011
Security safeguards on e-Payment systems in Malaysia: an analysis on the Payment Systems Act 2003. Journal of International Commercial Law and Technology , 6 (4). pp.187-193.
2011
Of magic wands, spell binding stories and copyright: creative expression and copyright. Myip Bulletin , 1 pp.13-15.
2010
Legal and ethical issues in knowledge management in Malaysia. Computer Law and Security Review , 26 pp.61-71.
2009
Institutional repositories in Malaysia: the copyright issues. International Journal of Law and Information Technology , 17 (3). pp.268-281.
2009
Patenting whilst being ethical. The Law Review 2009 pp.489-499.
2009
Reforms towards intellectual property-based economic development in Malaysia. The Journal of World Intellectual Property , 12 (4). pp.317-337.
2009
The gap between the legal and regulatory framework of health and medical biotech research and development in Malaysia and the needs of the R & D institutes in Malaysia. Journal of International Biotechnology Law , 6 (3). pp.109-121.
2007
Legal impediments to the collateralization of intellectual property in the Malaysian dual banking system. Asian Journal of Comparative Law , 2 (1). pp.187-218.
1997
Die anerkennung von immaterialguterrechten in der Sharia. GRUR International , 46 (2). pp.85-95.

Book

2015
Patent law in Malaysia: cases and commentary (second edition). Sweet & Maxwell Asia , Selangor, Malaysia . ISBN 9789670735894.
2013
Malaysia: Intellectual Property. Kluwer Law International , The Netherlands . ISBN 978-90-654-4887-3.
2011
Biotechnology law and policy : searching for a balance. Madhav Books , Gurgaon, Haryana, India . ISBN 9789380615028.
2009
Intellectual property system and industrial development in Malaysia. IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur . ISBN 9789675272332.

Book Section

2015
Scope and duration of compulsory licensing: lessons from national experiences . In: Compulsory LIcensing: Practical Experiences and ways Forward . Springer , Germany , pp.207-220. ISBN 978-3-642-54703-4.
2015
Human stem cell research: ethical and religious concerns over patenting biotechnological inventions in Malaysia. In: Intellectual Property Law And Human Rights . Kluwer Law International , The Netherlands , pp.783-808. ISBN 978-90-411-5836-9.
2013
Integrating information security policies into domestic legislation: the Malaysian experience. In: Law & practice: critical analysis and legal reasoning . International Association of IT lawyers (IAITL) , Denmark , pp.221-235. ISBN 9788799485437.
2013
Fighting cyberterrorism with legislative bullet: are we really ready?. In: Law & practice: critical analysis and legal reasoning . International Association of IT lawyers (IAITL) , Denmark , pp.65-79. ISBN 9788799485437.

Conference or Workshop Item

2017
The Nigerian policy on critical information infrastructure. In: International Conference on Law and Society 6 (ICLAS 6) , Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2017
Internet service providers liability for third party content: Freedom to operate?. In: The 5th International Conference on Information Technology for Cyber and IT Service Management (CITSM 2017) , Bali Indonesia
2017
Mergers and acquisition law: the need for harmonization in ASEAN. In: International Conference on Law and Society 6 (ICLAS 6) , Yogyakarta, Indonesia
2017
‘Unsafe’ nutraceuticals products on the Internet: The need for stricter regulation in Malaysia. In: The 5th International Conference on Information Technology for Cyber and IT Service Management (CITSM 2017) , Bali, Indonesia
2016
The importance of institutional IP policy and its relevance to a country's research and development: the experience of Malaysia. In: Building IP capacity in institutions in Nepal: national consultation with the Kathmandu University , University of Kathmandu, Nepal
2016
Fair use factors and the expansion of the boundary of fair dealing in Malaysia. In: Comparative Dimensions of Limitations and Exceptions in Copyright Law , NUS, Singapore
2016
Protection of intangible cultural heritage as a viable tourist product: Malaysia as a case study (touristic products and services). In: EURASIA International Tourism Congress , Konya Turkey
2016
Critical data leak analysis in educational environment. In: 2016 4th International Conference on Cyber and IT Service Management , Bandung, Indonesia
2016
Transpacific partnership agreement and ISP liabilities: a comparative overview between Malaysia and other member countries. In: International Conference on Social Sciences , Tokyo, Japan
2016
Tips in publishing in international publications. In: Workshop on Writing for International Publication , Surabaya, Indonesia
2016
Criminalisation of copyright piracy and international trade : a marriage of convenience? the case with transpacific partnership agreement. In: The Third International Conference on Law, Business and Governance , Bandar Lampung University (UBL) Lampung, Indonesia
2016
Transpacific partnership agreement and Internet policing?. In: 5th International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS V) 2016 , Pattani, Thailand
2015
Creative Commons: through the lens of Court cases. In: Creative Commons and Copyright for e-learning Educators , Serdang
2015
Cultural tourism and trade in indigenous people’s art and craft: a gap analysis of legal treatise and national legislation . In: The Third International Multidisciplinary Conference on Social Sciences , Lampung, Sumatera
2015
Managing the risks of big-data environment through data protection law: the position in Malaysia and Indonesia. In: The 3rd International Conference on Internet Services Technology and Information Engineering 2015 , Discovery Kartika Plaza Hotel, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia
2015
An analysis of the copyright provisions of the TPPA. In: Roundtable discussion , Yayasan Kepimpinan Perdana, Presint 8, Putrajaya
2015
Misappropriation of indigenous people's cultural expression through the sales of their arts and crafts: should more be done?. In: 4th International Conference on Law and Society (ICLAS IV) 2015 , UniSZA, Gong Badak, Terengganu, Malaysia
2015
Pengharmonian Akta Kontrak 1950 dan prinsip-prinsip shariah. In: Persidangan Meja Bulat Pengharmonian Undang-undang-Kajian Undang-undang Bertulis , Kuala Lumpur
2015
Balancing the market power on the supplier and creative use markets: impacts of competition law. In: The Sixth Conference on European and Asian Intellectual Property: Exploring Sensible Ways for Paying Copyright Owners , Academia Sinica, Taipei
2015
Too much protection too little benefits: the case with copyright extension under the TPPA. . In: 34th ATRIP CONGRESS 2015 , UNISA, Cape Town
2014
Criminalization of Misappropriation of Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE). In: International Conference on Law, Order and Criminal Justice 2014 (ICLOCJ 2014 , Kuala Lumpur
2014
Copyright reforms in Malaysia: amidst technological changes: what they mean to librarians. In: Forum Memahami Isu Hakcipta di Malaysia 2014 , Perpustakaan Utama, Universiti Malaya
2013
A study on legal issues related to blogs businesses in Malaysia: a proposal for a regulatory framework . In: International Conference on Commercial Laws 2013 , Gombak, Kuala Lumpur
2012
Data breach on the critical information infrastructures: lessons from the Wikileaks. In: 2012 International Conference on Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare and Digital Forensic (CyberSec , IIUM
2011
Genetic testing of newborns: an ethico-legal perspective. In: 1st Malaysia Conference on Rare Disoders & Medical Genetics Conference 2011 , Armada Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Selangor
2010
Bio-diversity, traditional knowledge and intellectual property: is sui generis the way forward for Malaysia?. In: Biodiversity-Biotechnology: Gateway to Discoveries, Sustainable Utilization and Wealth Creation , Kuching, Sarawak
2010
An ideal legal system to combat cyber crime: issues and way forward. In: The Digital Forensics Satellite Event for Researchers & Aacademicians - Cyber CSI / Cyber Security Malaysia Awards, Conference & Exhibition 2010 , Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre Malaysia
2010
Intellectual property system with a heart? Public health safeguards in national patent legislation. In: 7th Asian Law Institute Conference , Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws, International Islamic University