Ron Langford (R), the first person in Brunei to submit a patent application, shakes hands with Sharinah Yusof Khan (2nd R), the deputy registrar, head of patents of the Patent Registry Office, while Langford's wife (2nd L) Koh Bee Lian and her brother Koh Boon Lee look on. Picture: BT/Goh De No
An Immigration officer scans a passport at the immigration control post in Kuala Lurah. Ron Langford's patent addresses deficiencies in the global protocol for e-Passport and credit card transactions where identity theft continues to pose a problem. Picture: BT file
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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
THE establishment of a Patent Registry Office (PRO) is in-line with His Majesty's vision for young Bruneians to be diverse, innovative and creative, said Ron Langford of Langford Media Network (LMN).
Langford and his Bruneian wife, Koh Bee Lian, were the first in the country to lodge an application for a methods patent yesterday at the PRO titled: "A Method & Protocol for Authenticating Security Documents and Financial Instruments Via A Software Application When Using Visual Content".