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Accession to the PCT by Cambodia (KH)

Cambodia’s accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

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Cambodia acceded as the 151st member to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on 8 September 2016. The PCT will come into force in Cambodia since 8 December 2016. It means that PCT patent applications can be filed in Cambodia national phase since 8 December 2016. As you may be aware, the PCT came into existence in 1970

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A man stacks sacks of rice at a warehouse in Phnom Penh last week. Last year Cambodia exported nearly 550,000 tonnes of rice, falling short of the government’s 1 million-tonne target. Hong Menea

A brand name for our high-quality jasmine rice

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Five years after setting out an ambitious 1 million-tonne milled rice export target, the rice sector fell well short of the mark last year, exporting close to 550,000 tonnes, with industry experts cautiously optimistic over export increases in 2016. The Agriculture Ministry’s report, released on Friday, shows that rice exports in 2015 were up 39

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FUJIAN LONGER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERVICE CO., LTD.

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Add: Unit D, 5th Floor, Post Office Bldg., No. 458 Xianyue Road, Siming District, Xiamen, Fujian Province 361012, China TEL: +86(0)-592-539-5361 +86(0)-592-539-5356 FAX: +86-592-5395378 In recognition of the value of intellectual property in the marketplace and its impact on our clients’ businesses, Fujian Longer Intellectual Property Service Co., Ltd., founded in 1999, is an evergrowing

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ZHONGZI LAW OFFICE

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Add: 7th Floor, New Era Building, 26 Pinganli Xidajie, Beijing 100034 China Fax: 86-10-66091199 Tel : 86-10-66091188 Zhongzi Law Office was established as a private firm in 1993. It has since practiced in the areas of law including corporate, international trade, securities and offerings, environmental protection and resources, real estate, labor, and intellectual property. Today,

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KAJI, SUHARA & ASSOCIATES

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Recruit Shin Osaka Bldg. 7F, 5-14-22, Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi, OSAKA 532-0011 JAPAN Tel: +81-6-6300-3590 Fax: +81-6-6300-3591 Kaji, Suhara & Associates (KSLK), with the steadfast support of their clients, has been steadily growing as experienced professionals in the field of intellectual property since its founding in April 1988. Today, KSLK handles on average 60 new domestic

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YOULINK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW FIRM

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Add: SHANG, Zhifeng, Room 506 Tower A, Technology Fortune Center No. 8 Xueqing Road, Haidian District Beijing 100192 Tel: (8610) 82731855 – (8610) 82731856 Fax: (8610) 51413693  YOULINK Intellectual Property Law Firm is a private partnership IP law firm, based in Beijing, China. Their founding members were all partners of leading Chinese IP law firms

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YOGO PATENT & TRADE MARK AGENCY LIMITED COMPANY

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Address: Room 3912, Tower B, SINOPEC Building, No. 191 Tiyu West Road, Tianhe District, Guangzhou 510620, China TEL: +8620 38081090 FAX: +8620 38922322 YOGO PATENT & TRADE MARK AGENCY LIMITED COMPANY is a foreign-related Patent Agency specified by The State Intellectual Property Office and a Trademark Agency recognized by Industrial and Commercial Bureau. Their company

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XU & PARTNERS, LLC

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Add: Room No.106, Building No.1, Universal High-Tech Plaza 958 Zhen Bei Road, Putuo District Shanghai 200333 Tel: +86 21 32230600 Fax: +86 21 32230508 XU & PARTNERS, LLC is a full-service intellectual property law firm and is founded by Mr. Yiping Xu and a group of highly talented and experienced IP attorneys and lawyers specialized

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WUHAN KAIYUAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENT LTD.

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Address: Hubei province Hankou city Chinese Wuhan No. 145 Hongkong Road, ocean building 14 layer Phone:027- 8241 5608 027- 8242 4721 Fax:027- 8242 1221 Wuhan Kaiyuan Intellectual Property Agency Co., Ltd. is intellectual property services in Hubei province the first approved by the State Intellectual Property Office of the qualified foreign patent agency, its predecessor

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TIAN QI ZHI XIN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENCY CO., LTD

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Add:316, Building 1 (Politics and Law Building), Ji Men Li, Hai Dian District, Beijing, China 100088 Tel:+86-10- 82095055 / 82095066 Fax:(010)- 82095009 Tian Qi Zhi Xin Intellectual Property Agency Co., Ltd is authorized by the P.R.C. State Intellectual Property Office and the State Administration for Industry and Commerce. They provide a full spectrum of services

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TEE & HOWE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEYS

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Address: 10th Floor, Tower D, Minsheng Financial Center 28 Jianguomennei Avenue, Dongcheng District Beijing 100005, China Telephone: (86 10) 85295526 Fax: (86 10) 85295528 Tee & Howe Intellectual Property Attorneys is an IP firm for domestic and foreign clients. Their practice covers all aspects of patent and trademark law, encompassing all phases of pursuing, licensing,

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KAEDE PATENT ATTORNEYS’ OFFICE

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6th Floor Shinkin Central Bank Building 1-4-34 Noninbashi Chuo-ku Osaka-shi Osaka 540-0011 JAPAN Tel: (+81)-6-6941-3982 Fax: (+81)-6-6941-3983 Kaede Patent Attorneys’ Office was founded in 1979 by Hisao Komori, the present director general, CEO. Kaede Patent Attorneys’ Office have 11 experienced attorneys and 14 talented staff. They perform perfect and trustworthy works supported by the advanced

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SUNRAY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ATTORNEYS

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Address: 710 Dong Fang Road, Tomson Commercial Building, Suite 1212 – 1214, Pudong, Shanghai 200122, China Tel: +86-21-58310877 Fax: +86-21-58310879 Founded in 2003 and located in Shanghai, the most prosperous and westernized city in China, SUNRAY Intellectual Property Attorneys is an international IP firm officially licensed to represent both domestic and foreign applicants before the

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SINCERE PARTNERS & ATTORNEYS

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Address : 24/FCity Building, Shennan Road Central, Shenzhen Tel : (0755) 82813399、82813366 Fax : (0755) 82816855 Guangdong Sincere Partners & Attorneys and Guangdong Minyuxing Law Firm were both founded in December 1993 as the partnership law firms first incorporated in Shenzhen in the period of the transformation of the legal systems in China. In October

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PACIFIC CHINA INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CO., LTD.

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Add: F17, SCITECH Tower,22 Jian Guo Men Wai Avenue, Beijing 100004,P.R.China Tel:(86)010-65598871 Pacific China is dedicated to providing legal services relating to intellectual property. Founded in Beijing in 1999 with the approval of the State Administration for Industry & Commerce and the State Intellectual Property Office of the PRC, Pacific China is fully licensed to

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NTD Patent & Trademark Agency Ltd.

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Add:9th-11th Floor, Block A, Investment Plaza, 27 Jinrongdajie, Beijing 100033, P.R.China Tel:(86)10-66211836 Fax:(86)10-6621-1845/46/47/48 They all share the common view that intellectual property is a powerful tool for creating national wealth and prosperity. Inventions and creations make our life colorful and productive. That is why it is essential to protect the rights of inventors or creators

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LUNGTIN INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENT LTD.

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Add: 18th Floor, Tower B, Grand Place, No.5 Huizhong Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101 P.R.China Tel: 0086-10-84891188 Fax: 0086-10-8489 1189 Established in 1994 in Hong Kong, Lung Tin is one of the first private Chinese intellectual property firms approved by the government to represent international clients in China. Founded in 1994, Lung Tin International Intellectual

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Cambodia, Singapore Sign Intellectual Property Pact

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Cambodia and Singapore signed an agreement last week to allow companies and individuals who register their ideas for patent protection in either country to have them recognized by both. Cham Prasidh, minister of industry and handicrafts, and Tan Yih San, chief executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), signed a memorandum of understanding

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Cambodia Joins Treaty To Protect Trademarks

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Cambodia last week became the 95th member of the Madrid System, an international agreement that allows businesses to register their trademarks in more than 110 countries, according to a statement posted to the website of the U.N.’s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). On Thursday, Cambodia joined the Madrid protocol—a revised treaty the Madrid System functions

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Cambodia Joins the Madrid System

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Cambodia joined the Madrid Protocol for the International Registration of Marks today, providing brand owners in Cambodia with potentially faster and cheaper access to international brand protection.

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Alleged CD, DVD pirate tried in Cambodia’s court

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A CD and DVD producer was sentenced to six months in prison at the Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday for illegally reproducing works trademarked by Cambodian outfit Town Production Company. Presiding judge Lim Makaroan said that defendant Nhiek Kunthy, 29, was also ordered to pay a fine of 5 million riel (about $ 1,250) and

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SMEs will reach benefits when Cambodia join in an international system of trademarks

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From mid-June, companies with a production base in Cambodia that want to protect their product’s trademark overseas will be able to register in the Kingdom, rather than having to register their product in individual countries abroad. Cambodia joined an international system of trademarks, known as the Madrid Protocol, in March and official use of the

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Local craft makers to brand products

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Siem Reap’s craft makers will begin trademarking their products to differentiate them from foreign-made competitors, in an attempt to capture a larger share of the US$70 million spent each year on souvenirs in the province. Area craftsmen claim that a large proportion of the estimated 1.6 million visitors to Siem Reap last year bought foreign-made

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Trademark Registration to Become Easier: Cambodia and the Madrid System

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Cambodia is planning to join the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks by 2015, according to the relevant authorities. The Madrid System greatly simplifies the process for trademark owners to register their rights in multiple countries at a time. To register one’s trademark in countries outside the Madrid System, as Cambodia currently is,

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Burger King Embroiled in Trademark Lawsuit with Indian Joint

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Burger King, the famous Miami-based fast food joint that launched in India in November this year, may have to find a new name for its brand to operate in the country as it is embroiled in a trademark lawsuit with an Indian burger joint of the same name.   Burger King, the famous Miami-based fast

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Mechanic urges policy fixes to boost invention

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Fixer: Tran Quoc Hai (right) stands beside a Cambodian amoured personnel carrier. — Photo news.zing.vn For Tran Quoc Hai, 56, a self-taught Vietnamese mechanic known for building a new armoured personnel carrier (APC) for Cambodia, some things never change. “I get up at 5:30am every morning, enjoy a perfect cup of coffee made by my

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Social media expert: Restaurants need to get better at brand storytelling

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Because of its necessary focus on food and service, the restaurant industry has been dogged for being behind other industries on many fronts, especially those related to technology. According to one social media expert, it’s also behind on an important marketing component: Brand storytelling. “In most cases, restaurants are good at promoting their products. They

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NCIPR/MoC and Director General of Japan Patent Office (JPO) Bilateral Meeting

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On the morning of 27 November 2014 H.E. OUK Prachea, Secretary of State of Ministry of Commerce signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Intellectual Property with Mr. Hitoshi ITO, Commissioner, Japan Patent Office in Tokyo, Japan The objective of the Memorandum is to attract more Japanese investors to invest in Cambodia, with a focus on

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trademark infringement

Cigarette Packaging Spat Reveals Trademark Confusion

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The Ministry of Commerce has ordered a Cambodian company to stop producing a line of its cigarettes because the packaging is similar to a brand belonging to tobacco giant British American Tobacco Cambodia. The case is one of the first trademark infringement disputes involving a multinational firm in Cambodia, Commerce officials said Monday. But the

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IP protection in Cambodia

Protection of Intellectual Property Eludes Gov’t in Cambodia

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Fai Sam Ang makes karaoke videos full of bashful women and befuddled men that are played in clubs and homes across the country. But despite their popularity, the videos don’t make much money for him. As soon as he re­leases a compact disc, illegal copies pop up in the markets. “It pains me when I

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brands

Brand wars: Battling China’s trademark ‘squatters’

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They’re known as trademark “squatters” and they’ve long caused headaches for foreign companies entering the Chinese market. Savvy to China’s complex trademark laws, these individuals target valuable foreign brands and register them as trademarks in China.

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Bootleg Books

Printer cops $12k bill for bootlegged books in Cambodia

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The owner of a printing house accused of infringing on the copyright of an author who contracted him was slapped with $12,500 in fines and damages by Phnom Penh Municipal Court yesterday. Presiding judge Kor Vandy said printer Trin Long, 42, was to be fined 10 million riel ($2,500), and ordered to pay $10,000 in

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Counterfeit goods in Thailand

Counterfeit goods worth B495mn destroyed in Thailand

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Nearly half a billion baht of counterfeit goods that were seized last year in Phuket and other provinces in Southern Thailand were torched at the incinerator in Phuket Town yesterday. The 86,803 destroyed items, valued at 495 million baht, included bootlegged copies of DVDs, CDs, brand-name watches, bags, clothing, wallets and shoes.

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headphones

Dr. Dre — I’m Losing Billions to Fake Beats from China

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Dr. Dre — who just made a fortune selling off Beats headphones — wants to stop cheap, Chinese-made knockoffs from jacking his reputation … so his company is suing alleged counterfeiters for what could easily be BILLIONS of dollars! In the lawsuit, Beats claims a nefarious group of unnamed websites based in China … are

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Two arrested over sale of counterfeit shampoo in Cambodia

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Two women were arrested in Siem Reap on Saturday for selling counterfeit shampoo and will be sent to the Siem Reap Provincial Court today, police said yesterday. Soeun Sen, from Siem Reap anti-economic crime police, said officers had questioned the two women, who face prison time after allegedly being caught in the possession of more

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IP in Cambodia

Cambodia announces Intellectual Property Rights laws to protect artists and musicians’ works

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Cambodia announces today a new Intellectual Property Rights laws drafted to protect the country’s artists and musicians and their works from counterfeiting in accordance with interntional IPR standards. An event held at Ministry of Commerce was attended by newly-appointed Sun Chanthol, Minister of Commerce, who has explained his ministry’s activities in the IPR sectors and

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Cambodia needs to root out the “threat” of counterfeit and pirated goods

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Ten years after joining the World Trade Organization, Cambodia is still awash with counterfeit CDs and pharmaceutical drugs, government officials admitted at a conference devoted to enforcing intellectual property (I.P.) laws. Cambodia needs to root out the “threat” of counterfeit and pirated goods, Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol told conference attendees this week. Ignoring trademarks, patents

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Program on the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Cambodia

Officials from Cambodia, Laos and the United States gathered in Phnom Penh yesterday for a training program on the enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights. Hosted by representatives from the US Department of State, US Department of Homeland Security and US Patent and Trademark Office, the three-day event at the Hotel le Royal in Phnom Penh

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KENFOX IP & Law Office – IP services in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar

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KENFOX IP & LAW OFFICE Address: Suite 219, 2nd Floor, Five-Floor Building, Lane 109, Truong Chinh, Thanh Xuan, Hanoi, Vietnam Tel: + 844 3724 5656 / Fax: + 844 3724 5885 E-mail: info@kenfoxlaw.com Website: www.kenfoxlaw.com KENFOX IP & LAW OFFICE, a recognized and respected multi-practice law firm, has been acclaimed for its excellence in advising

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Microsoft

Microsoft decries pirated software in Cambodia

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Microsoft Cambodia has found that an overwhelming majority of computer retailers surveyed earlier this year failed to offer customers the option to purchase licensed, as opposed to pirated, software. Out of the 54 Cambodian computer retailers included in the May survey, the results of which were released over the weekend, 96 per cent did not

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DVD

Vowing end to the sale of pirated DVDs in Phnom Penh

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The Motion Picture As­sociation of Cambodia (MPAC), an independent body that aims to protect intellectual property, officially opened its doors Wednesday, vowing to put an end to the sale of pirated DVDs in Phnom Penh as its first order of business. “We are going…to serve everybody a notice, all the vendors, to get rid of

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Brand

Branding investments correlate with the level of a country’s economic development

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Emerging economies’ trademark filings climb sharply: WIPO Emerging economies have almost tripled their trademark applications over the past three decades, underscoring the growing store they place in branding, the World Intellectual Property Organization said Thursday.

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The end of piracy in Cambodia?

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Bootleg DVDs are at present the only way to purchase films in Cambodia. A new organisation formed from 10 industry players including movie houses and production companies hopes to change that. Bennett Murray reports. Since the initial influx of bootleg VHS tapes in the UNTAC days of the early 1990s, pirated movies have been the

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ASEAN

ASEAN: Making International Brand Protection Easier for ASEAN Businesses

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SINGAPORE, 7 November 2013 – Regional brand owners will be one step closer to easier and potentially cheaper international trademark protection, following a series of information dissemination seminars, including for the Philippines and Viet Nam to promote use of the Madrid Protocol. In addition, a training for Madrid Protocol examiners was recently organized jointly with

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Food Network

Food Network — one of many lifestyle brands

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Talk about an unlikely recipe for success — a cable network dedicated to… food? It may not seem even a little preposterous today, but when Food Network launched 20 years ago America was sitting at a very different dinner table. After all, this was before we’d learned to fetishize cupcakes, before Instagram made our every

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Samsung: No European Patent Suits for 5 Years

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Samsung Electronics Co. has offered not to launch any patent lawsuits over key mobile telephone technology in Europe for the coming five years, in hopes of avoiding a fine from the European Commission.

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Czech Budvar Claims Victory Over AB InBev in Italy

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The state-owned Czech brewery Budejovicky Budvar NP said on Tuesday an Italian court has banned its bitter rival, beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev, from using the Budweiser trademark in that country, the latest ruling in their long legal battle over the brand name. At the same time, Budvar said the Supreme Court allowed the Czech brewer

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Kern's Kitchen

Derby Pie Maker, Restaurant End Trademark Dispute

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A pie by any other name may be just as sweet, but it won’t be Derby Pie. Kern’s Kitchen, the Louisville-based company that makes the famous dessert, and Claudia Sanders Dinner House settled a dispute over the trademark on the name Derby Pie. Under the agreement approved by U.S. District Judge Gregory Van Tatenhove, the

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Oxfam Pushes Beverage Giants to Stop Buying ‘Blood Sugar’

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International beverage companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Brands should do more to prevent land grabs in countries such as Cambodia by refusing to buy sugar from companies that have driven farmers off their land, a report released today by Oxfam International argues. The report, titled Nothing sweet about it: How sugar fuels land grabs, states

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Survey Finds PC Shops Sell Unlicensed Software in Cambodia

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Research commissioned by U.S. software firm Microsoft found that more than 96 percent of retailers selling personal computers in Cambodia offer customers unlicensed products, according to a statement from the company. In a statement Saturday, Micro­soft’s office in Phnom Penh said a survey of 54 computer shops in Phnom Penh in May found that only

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Cambodia Far From Intellectual Property Targets

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Cambodia is still a way off implementing World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on intellectual property rights, despite a deadline to do so in just over a month. At the end of June, the group of the world’s 49 least developed countries (LDCs), including Cambodia, run out of time on an al­ready extended exemption that means

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Vinamilk to open new dairy plant in Cambodia

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Vinamilk, a Vietnam-based dairy firm, plans to open a new dairy facility through a joint venture in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by July 2015. The company will hold a 51% stake in the proposed plant.

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MTZ trademark increased export to the EU by 9.9% in January-August 2013

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MINSK, 26 September (BelTA) – Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark) increased export to the EU by 9.9% in January-August 2013 as against the same period last year, BelTA learnt from MTZ Director General Vladimir Volchok.

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MTZ trademark start an assembly enterprise in Cambodia in 2013

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MINSK, 4 September (BelTA) – Minsk Tractor Works (MTZ trademark) intends to start an assembly enterprise in Cambodia in 2013. The information was released by Alexander Kazakevich, Deputy Director of the company’s Marketing Center for Non-CIS Markets, BelTA has learned.

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Law on Patents, Utility Models and Industrial Designs in cambodia

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Law on Patents, Utility Models and Industrial Designs in Cambodia CHAPTER 1: GENERAL  PROVISIONS Article 1.- This Law provides protection for granted patents and utility model certificates and for registered industrial designs in the Kingdom of Cambodia in accordance with this Law and the Patent Cooperation Treaty. Download: Law on Patents, Utility Models and Industrial

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Strong Vietnamese trademark Eurowindow enters Cambodia

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A representative of the company said with the trademark confirmed in Vietnam over the past 10 years, Eurowindow is now attempting to increase its market share in some regional countries, and Cambodia has been chosen as the first destination.

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Law concerning Marks, Trade Names and Acts of Unfair Competition of the Kingdom of Cambodia

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Chapter 1: General Provisions Article 1: This law has the objective to protect the marks and trade names duly registered in the register of marks in the Kingdom of Cambodia and prevent the acts of unfair competition on the creation, the utilization of marks and trade names. Article 2: (a)-“mark” means any  visible  sign capable

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Veal Intellectual Property, LLC

Veal Intellectual Property, LLC 11555 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 100 Johns Creek, GA 30097Phone: 678-653-4758Fax: 678-593-1101 Veal Intellectual Property, LLC is a specialty law  firm dedicated to assisting clients protect and capitalize on intangible intellectual property including protecting the client’s  inventions and  trademarks. The firm assists clients throughout the United States and around the world,

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TEE Intellectual Property

TEE Intellectual Property Suite 32-1 & 32-2, Jalan Dwitasik, Dataran Dwitasik, Bandar Sri Permaisuri56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.Tel: +603 9171 2716| 9174 2183| +603 2302 2966Fax: +603 9172 3007 website: www.teeip.com TEE Intellectual Property is an international specialist intellectual property firm. TEE IP’s  qualified Registered Patent Agent, Registered Trade Mark Agent and Registered Industrial Design Agent

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Jaw-Hwa International Patent & Trademark & Law Offices

Jaw-Hwa International Patent & Trademark & Law Offices 10-1 Fl. No. 23, Sec.1 Chang-An E. Rd. Taipei 104 TaiwanTel: +886 2 25310876Fax: +886 2 25812761 Jaw-Hwa was established in 1976. Jaw-Hwa’s head office is presently located in Taipei City, close to the Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) and has four branch offices (Hsinchu, Taichung, Tainan,

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Guandei International Patent & Trademark Office

Guandei International Patent & Trademark Office F-5, No. 262,Section 2, Henan Road Taichung 407 Taiwan Tel: +886 (4) 2700-3337 Fax:+886 (4) 2700-3779 GUANDEI INTERNATIONAL PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE was established in 1997 and has been in business for twenty years. Our headquarters is located in Central Taiwan where the industry is quite prosperous.

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GT PATENT

GT Patent (GREATTOP INTERNATIONAL PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE) 12F-4,Np.666,Sec.2,Wuquan W.Rd.,Nantun District,Taichung City 408,Taiwan,R.O.CTEL:04-2386-0999Fax:04-2386-6430 GREATTOP INTERNATIONAL PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE is the only office specialized in intellectual property rights (IPR) cases in Taiwan. In recent years the Office has not only grown rapidly, but also formed a team of lawyers and agents whom have extensive knowledge

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Giant Group International Patent Trademark & Law Office

Giant Group International Patent Trademark & Law Office9F., No. 37, Dongsing Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City 110, Taiwan,(R.O.C.)Tel: +886-2-87683696Fax: +886-2-87681797Founded in 1984, Giant Group is specialized in domestic and international patent application, litigation and licensing, as well as trademark and copyright registration

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FastTrack International Patent & Trademark Office

FastTrack International Patent & Trademark OfficeE, 9F-1, No. 121, Sec. 3, Heping E. Rd, Taipei City 10675, Taiwan R.O.C.Tel: +886-2-8732-6996Fax: +886-2-8732-6998FastTrack International Patent & Trademark Office (FastTrack IP) is a highly experienced Taiwan based international Intellectual Property firm committed to obtaining and enforcing Intellectual Property Rights for clients in Taiwan, R.O.C. and throughout the world.

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Farmar Law Office

Farmar Law Office Farmar Law Office was first founded in Taichung in the year of 1991, by the original name of ChingDing Law Office, mainly engaged in legal services. By the year of 2001, due to the developing of Intellectual property, the patent related business was added, the office then renamed as “Farmar International Patent

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Famost International Intellectual Property Office

Famost International Intellectual Property Office 6F-6, NO. 415 Hsin Yi Rd., Sec. 4 Taipei, Tawan, R.O.C TEL:886-2-2345-1960 (Rep) FAX:886-2-2345-1961 With extensive experiences in specialized knowledge and with enthusiastic attitude in providing service, Famost, established in 1994, well-trained in the filed of intellectual property rights, takes proud in acquiring a professional team who can handle your

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Eiger Law

Eiger Law Address:12F, No. 25-2, Section 4 Rén’ài Road, Dà’ān District, Taipei Phone:(02) 2771-0086 Website: http://www.eigerlaw.com Eiger Law is a full-service law firm with Asia Pacific and Greater China practice strengths providing counseling and assistance in their corporate, commercial, dispute-resolution and intellectual-property matters. Eiger’s clients range from major multinationals and financial heavyweights through to SMEs

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Delta International Patent Office

Delta International Patent Office In 1989, the patent attorney of this office, Mr. (Edmond) Yuan-Ning CHAO, started to work in the field of intellectual property. Mr Chao went to the USA and studied in Michigan Technological University from 1990 to 1993 and received two degrees BSME and MSME. He returned to Taiwan and worked in

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K&M International Intellectual Property Co., Ltd.

K & MINTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Co., Ltd Room 2712-2715 Reith Center Tower a Century Holiday Palaza Nanshan, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China Tel: +86+0755-61280809 Fax: +86+0755+82203742 K&M INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Co., Ltd was founded with the target to provide the best service especifically about provide Global trademark register, Global company register, patent apply(China), company accounting/tax company annual

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ASIAN PACIFIC INT’L PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE

ASIAN PACIFIC INT’L PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE F, No.81, SEC.2,CHANG AN E. RD.104, TAIPEI, TAIWAN (R.O.C)Phone : +886-2-2507-6622 Ext.366 Fax : +886-2-2506-7669 Asian Pacific Int’l Patent & Trademark Office was founded since 1974, which have dedicated to promote the importance of intellectual property rights worldwide and introduced international IP systems to Taiwanese since foundation. With

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ALTAI Partnership & Law Firm

ALTAI Partnership & Law Firm 9F-1, No. 318, Songjiang Road, Taipei 10468, Taiwan. TEL: ++886-2-2562-2412 FAX: ++886-2-2562-2406 ALTAI Partnership, intellectual property associates and foreign law firm in Taiwan, was established in 2001 by a group of colleagues who had worked together for a number of years, and with the simple aim of being a source

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Asia Liuh intellectual property office

Asia Liuh intellectual property office ADD:3F., No.324, Sec. 1, Wenxin Rd., Nantun Dist., Taichung City 408, Taiwan (R.O.C.)TEL:04-886-4-24722211FAX:886-4-24722110 ALIPO, located in the middle section of Taiwan, R.O.C – Taichung City, is a professional IP law firm providing comprehensive services relevant to the intellectual property matters to all clients ranging from individuals, small and medium sized

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A & Finet International Patent & Law Office

A & Finet International Patent & Law Office 5F.-3, No. 20, Sec. 3, Bade Rd., Taipei, 10559, Taiwan (R.O.C.)Tel: +886-22570-1010Fax: +886-22570-1500 A & FINET International Patent & Law Office was found in 1986 to provide a full range of intellectual property related services. Besides the primary office in Taipei, Taiwan, we also have an office

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Alfred & Jason International Patents and Trademarks

Alfred & Jason International Patents and Trademarks Fl.3, 292 FuSing South Road, Section 2, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. PO Box 82-144 Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. Tel:   + 886 2 8732 7207 Fax:  + 886 2 2754 3261 ALFRED & JASON was established in Taiwan in 1985 and has a solid reputation as one of Taiwan’s most reliable and efficient

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TAI E INTERNATIONAL PATENT & LAW OFFICE

TAI E INTERNATIONAL PATENT & LAW OFFICE9th Fl., No. 112, Sec. 2, Chang-An E. Rd., Taipei 104, Taiwan, R.O.C. TEL : 886-2-2506-1023 FAX : 886-2-2506-8147, 886-2-2509-0804 Tai E is one of the pioneering law firms that ushered Taiwan into the wonderland of intellectual property law. Today Tai E’s staff numbers over 200 professionals deployed in

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SURPASS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE

SURPASS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE 6F.-1, NO.211, ZHONGMING RD., NORTH DIST.,TAICHUNG CITY 40466, TAIWAN (R.O.C.) TEL:886-4-2208-1980 ext.30 FAX:886-4-2208-1979 SURPASS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE was founded in 2008 in Taiwan. All our three main partners have been experienced in the Intellectual Property field for more than 15 years. They have served Taiwan‘s top ranking IP firms of MIP’s IP

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CHINA PAT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE

China-Pat Intellectual Property Office Tel:+86 10 59797750, +86 10 82621260 Fax:+86 10 58850686, +86 10 82623611 Address:2nd floor, Intellectual Property Building, Block B, No.21 Haidian south road, Haidian district, Beijing, P.R.China China-PAT Intellectual Property Office was founded in October of 2003 and was restructured in August of 2008. The firm is authorized to practice before

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BTA Intellectual Property Agency Co., LTD

BTA Intellectual Property Agency Co., LTD Beijing Headquarter 16th floor of Yuetan Building, No.2 Yuetan North Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China Tel: (008610) 68083066 Founded on August 1st, 1992, BTA Intellectual Property Agency Co., Ltd. was one of the first firms that were granted the qualification of acting as a trademark agent in China by

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Besthold Intellectual Property Agent Co Ltd

Besthold Intellectual Property Agent Co Ltd Tel: 010-51709020/30/40/50 Fax: 010-51709020-8016 Founded in 2001, Beijing Besthold Intellectual Property Agent Co. Ltd. (hereinafter “Besthold”)is one of the registered intellectual property agencies of the State Administration for Industry & Commerce delegated by the State Council of the People’s Republic of China. Since its inception, Besthold has dedicated itself

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Beijing Zong Heng Law Firm

Beijing Zong Heng Law Firm Room 335, 337, 339, 345,347, No.12 East Chang An Ave . Beijing , 100742 China Tel:  (86-10) 85229377 85229347 Fax: (86-10) 85229391 85229335Beijing Zong Heng Law Firm (hereinafter referred to as ” Zong Heng “) was established in 1993 pursuant to the reform of the legal system in China. It is one of

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BEIJING ZHCC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CO., LTD

BEIJING ZHCC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CO., LTD A1707,Wuhua Mansion, A4 Che Gong Zhuang Street,Xicheng District, Beijing ,100044, P.R.China. Tel: (8610)68003960/68008355 (Crystal Li) Fax: (8610)68008718 Beijing Zhong He Cheng Cheng  (ZHCC) Intellectual Property CO., LTD (The original name was Beijing Guan Tao Patent Law Firm),which was approved by the State Intellectual Property Office of PRC (SIPO)and Beijing Intellectual Property

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BEIJING ZBSD PATENT & TRADEMARK AGENT LTD

BEIJING ZBSD PATENT & TRADEMARK AGENT LTD 86-10-62123380/81/82 Fax:86-10-62123383 E-mail:zbsd@zhongbo-ip.com Addre:5/B,Fortune Building,No.17 Daliushu Road,Haidian District,Beijing 100081, P.R.C. Tel: 86-10-62123380/81/82 Fax:86-10-62123383 Over years of continuous development, ZBSD Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd. has grown into one of the leading IP firms in China. With over 100 professionals, we are dedicated to providing first-rate and most efficient

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Beijing Findto Attorneys At Law

Rm1412,Ganjiakou Building, No.21 Sanlihe Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100037 P.R.CHINA Tel: 86 10 6833 5705Fax: 8610-6833-5709 Established in 2002,Beijing Findto Attorneys At Law and Beijng Findto Patent Law Office (General Partnership) are one of the leading IP service firms,specializing in providing comprehensive services in the filed of protection and development of IP, inclusive of preparing,filing,prosecution

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BEIJING DEQUAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENT CO.,LTD

BEIJING DEQUAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENT CO.,LTD. SUITE 1008,10/F KUNTAI INTERNATIOAL MANSION ,B 12 BEIJING DEQUAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENT CO.,LTD. HEADQUARTERS TEL:010 5128 9298 FAX:8610 5128 9296 As a leading professional law firm which is designated by the State Council of the Peoples Republic of China, DEQUAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENT LTD. focuses on the foreignrelated patents and the intellectual property affairs. It set the headquarters in Beijing in

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Andu & Cataly

Andu & Cataly Room 505, State Guest Office Tower, No.11 Fu Cheng Men Wai Street, Xicheng District, Beijing 100037, P. R. China Tel: 86 10 6800 2468Fax: 86 10 6224 1778 Andu & Cataly is a full-service Intellectual Property Attorney located in the capital of China, Beijing providing a wild range of professional and comprehensive

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All-China Patent Agent Association

All-China Patent Agent Association Room 507, No.6, Beisanhuan Zhonglu, Xicheng District, Beijing 100120, P.R. ChinaTel: +86 (10) 5857 2729Fax: +86 (10) 5857 2728 All-China Patent Agents Association (hereinafter referred to as the Association) was founded on December 12, 1988, which is a nation-wide, non-profit, professional and self-disciplinary organization, representing both the patent agents and patent

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP- Intellectual property: Beijing

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP Suite 06, EF Floor Twin Towers (East), B12 Jianguomenwai Avenue Beijing 100022, China Tel: +86 10.8567.2200 Fax: +86 10.8567.2201 Opened in January 2007, the Beijing office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP serves as the firm’s China-wide base of operations to assist clients seeking both to

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AFD CHINA Intellectual Property Law Office

AFD CHINA Intellectual Property Law Office Technology Fortune Center Suite B 1601A 8 Xue Qing Rd, Haidian District Beijing 100192, People’s Republic of CHINA Tel: +86-10-8273 0790, 8273 0850, 8273 2687, 8273 2678, 8273 6685 Fax: +86-10-8273 0820, 8273 2710Web: http://www.afdip.com AFD China Intellectual Property is a privately-owned IP firm based in China with one US

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Advance China I.P. Law Office – Intellectual Property: Beijing

Advance China I.P. Law Office Suite 801-805, 8/F., Tower B, Huizhi Building, No.9 Xueqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing 100085, P. R. China Tel:+86-10-82736868 Fax:+86-10-82737016, 82737017 Advance China I.P. Law Office (ACIP) is an authorized foreign-related intellectual property law firm. It was founded by partners who are among the earliest practitioners in intellectual property field in China.

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Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property – Intellectual property: Shanghai

Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property – Intellectual property: Shanghai 413, Tongsheng Tower, No. 458 Pudong Fushan Rd, Shanghai, China, 200122 Tel: (00 86-21) 5878 6281 Fax: (00 86-21) 5878 2853 Web: http://www.agip.com Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) was established in Kuwait in 1972, under the name of T.M.P Agents at a time when Intellectual Property (IP) protection was still

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Gongwell Services Inc. Patent search, Patent translation

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Gongwell Services Inc. A prior art search firm focusing on Japanese, Chinese and Korean patent and non-patent literature search and translation. All searches are performed by using local languages without using machine translation and English abstract. E-mail: info@gongwell.com Website: www.searchpriorart.com Phone: 1-604-942-8158 1-800-306-6838 (toll free) Fax: 1-604-942-8152 Services: Prior art search, specialized in Japanese, Chinese and

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Yingke Law Firm – Intellectual property: Beijing

Yingke Law Firm 6th Floor, Tower C, Da Cheng International Center, No. 76, East 4th Ring Middle Road, Chaoyang District Beijing Tel:+86-10-59626911 Fax:+86-10-59626918 Zip:100124 Yingke Law Firm is a full-service, international law firm, with its headquarters located in Beijing. is a full-service, international law firm, with its headquarters located in Beijing. Founded in 2001, Yingke

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Zhong Lun law firm – Intellectual Property: Beijing

Zhong Lun law firm 36-37/F, SK Tower, 6A Jianguomenwai Avenue, Beijing 100022, People’s Republic of ChinaTel: 86-10-5957-2288Fax: 86-10-65681022/1838 Zhong Lun law firm is a leading full service PRC law firm. Zhong Lun’s IP practice serves clients in a wide range of industries, including IT, medical devices and healthcare, biotechnology, telecommunications, Internet, chemistry, financial service, and

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Zhongzi Law Office – Intellectual Property: Beijing

Zhongzi Law Office 6-8th/F,New Era Bldg.26 West Ping An Li AvenueXicheng District, Beijing 100034, ChinaTel:+86-10-66091188 Fax:+86-10-66091199 Zhongzi Law Office (“Zhongzi”, formerly known as Zhongzi International Law Office) was founded in 1993.  It is one of the law firms of the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) in the form of partnership approved by the Ministry

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China United Intellectual Property Protection Center (CUIPPC) – Intellectual Property: Beijing

China United Intellectual Property Protection Center (CUIPPC) ROOM 7024, BEIJING INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTER, NO. 8 BEICHENGDONG ROAD, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100101 Tel: 86-10-8498 9898Fax: 86-10-6499 1919Web: www.cuippc.com CUIPPC was established in Beijing in July 1994. It is one of the earliest firms specializing in IP related enforcement and investigation in Mainland China. Currently, its busuness

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China Science Patent & Trademark Agent Ltd – Intellctual property: Beijing

China Science Patent Trademark Agents Ltd 11/F, Bldg. D,International Finance and Economics Center, No. 87, West 3rd Ring North Rd. Haidian District, Beijing 100089, P. R. China Tel: +86 10 68619696 China Science Patent Trademark Agents Ltd. (CSPTAL) is one of the leading and largest IP firm in China. Founded in 1984, the firm is

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Broad & Bright – Intellectual Property: Beijing

Broad & Bright Suite 701, CBD International Plaza, No.16 Yong’andongli, Jianguomenwai Avenue Chaoyang District, Beijing 100022, China Phone: +86 10 85131818 +86 10 85131800 (Japanese Direct Line) Fax: +86 10 85131919 Website: www.broadbright.com Broad & Bright is a full-service Chinese law firm providing a broad range of specialised legal services in multiple practice areas for

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Boss & Young – intellectual property: Shanghai

Boss & Young 16th Floor, BEA Finance Tower, 66 Hua Yuan Shi Qiao Road, Pudong District, Shanghai 200120, China TEL : +86 21 6886-9666 FAX : +86 21 6886-9333 Boss & Young is a leading Chinese law firm headquartered in Shanghai. We have offices in Beijing, Guangzhou and Detroit in the United States and our

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Shu Jin Law Firm – Intellectual property: Shanghai

Shu Jin Law Firm 36/F, LT SQUARE, NO 500, CHENGDU NORTH ROAD, SHANGHAI 200003 Tel: +86 21 6372 7700 Fax: +86 21 5208 1828 Web: www.shujin.cn Shu Jin Law Firm has offices in Shenzen and Shanghai. Its IP practice covers a broad range of work, including the procurement of patents for inventions, utility models and

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Allbright Law Offices – Intellectual property: Shanghai

Allbright Law Offices CITIGROUP TOWER, 14/F, 33 HUA YUAN SHI QIAO ROAD, PUDONG, SHANGHAI 200120 Tel: +86 21 6105 9000 Fax: +86 21 6105 9100 Web: www.allbrightlaw.com Allbright Law Offices has represented domestic and international clients in all aspects of IP protection and licensing, both in China and abroad. It advises on patent, copyright, trade

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Watson & Band – Intellectual property: Shanghai

Watson & Band 26TH FLOOR WEN XIN UNITED PRESS TOWER, 755 WEIHAI ROAD, SHANGHAI 200041 Tel: +86 21 5292 1111 Fax: +86 21 5292 1001 Web: www.watson-band.com.cn ‘Big-name boutique‘ Watson & Band has around 150 lawyers in China, and specialises in PRC-related matters. The firm’s size enables a highly specialised service in areas such as

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HFG Intellectual Property Consulting Co Ltd – Intellectual property: Shanghai

HFG Intellectual Property Consulting Co Ltd SUITE A1, 6TH FLOOR, JIANJING BUILDING, 1399 BEIJING ROAD (WEST), SHANGHAI 200040 HFG Intellectual Property Consulting Co Ltd is headquartered in Shanghai and has additional offices in Beijing and Guangzhou. With around 60 lawyers, and growing rapidly, the firm is increasingly busy with IP litigation and other disputes. Recently

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Creatop & Co – Intellectual property: Shanghai

Creatop & Co 22A-B, TOWER 3, GATEWAY PLAZA, NO 2601 XIETU ROAD, SHANGHAI 20030 Creatop & Co specialises in intellectual property matters for both foreign and Chinese clients, and covers the full range of services including trade marks, patents, copyright, trade secrets, unfair competition, and customs protection. It also advises in relation to litigation, and

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Run Ming Law Office – Intellectual property: Beijing

Run Ming Law Office SUITE 1804, NCI TOWER, 12A JIANGUOMENWAI AVENUE, CHAO YANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100022 Tel: +86 10 6569 3511 Fax: +86 10 6569 3512 Web: www.runminglaw.com Full-service firm Run Ming Law Office attends to the entire range of IP issues, including trade mark registrations, enforcement proceedings, infringement investigations, and litigation and arbitration. The

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Lawjay Partners – Intellectual property: Beijing

Lawjay Partners 3609, CHINA WORLD TRADE CENTER, TOWER 1, 1 JIANGUOMENWI DAJIE, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100004 Lawjay Partners, previously known as Xiangkun Law Firm, has significant experience representing foreign luxury brands in trade mark, patent, copyright, anti-counterfeiting and transfer of technology matters, among others. Managing partner James Luo is the name to note, and has

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Kangxin Partners, p.c – Intellectual property Beijing

Kangxin Partners, p.c. FLOOR 16, TOWER A, INDO BUILDING, A48 ZHICHUN ROAD, HAIDIAN DISTRICT, BEIJING 100098 Tel: +86 10 5873 1888 Fax: +86 10 5873 1999 Web: www.kangxin.com Kangxin Partners, p.c.‘s work includes patent, trade mark, copyright and domain name cases. The team has experts with backgrounds in computer science, communications, electronics, chemistry and technology,

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Hylands Law Firm – Intellectual property: Beijing

Hylands Law Firm 5A1, 5TH FLOOR, HANWEI PLAZA, NO 7 GUANGHUA ROAD, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100004 Full-service firm Hylands Law Firm undertakes IP work for clients in a range of industries including publishing, education, technology, and media and entertainment. Undertaking all types of traditional non-contentious IP work, and with particular expertise in copyright issues, the

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China Sinda Intellectual Property Limited – Intellectual property: Beijing

China Sinda Intellectual Property Limited B 11TH FLOOR, FOCUS PLACE, 19 FINANCIAL STREET, BEIJING 100032 With offices in Beijing, Washington D.C. and Tokyo, China Sinda Intellectual Property Limited has significant technical expertise in patent, trade mark and copyright matters, with a number of attorneys specialising in IP matters relating to biotechnology, chemistry or electronics. President

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China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd – Intellectual property: Beijing

China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd. 16/F., CCOIC BUILDING, 2 HUAPICHANG HUTONG, XICHENG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100035 China Patent Agent (H.K.) Ltd. undertakes litigation, mediation, licensing, prosecution, assignment and counselling on patent, trade mark, copyright and domain name-related matters. The team houses a number of patent engineers, with expertise in chemistry, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, electronics, and mechanics and

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Chang Tsi & Partners – Intellectual property: Beijing

Chang Tsi & Partners 7TH AND 8TH FLOOR TOWER A, HUNDRED ISLAND PARK, BEI ZHAN BEI JIE STREET, XICHENG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100044 Tel: +86 10 8836 9999 Fax: +86 10 8857 9996 Web: www.changtsi.com Chang Tsi & Partners covers the full range of IP-related matters, including proprietary technology, trade secrets, plant varieties and IP-related unfair

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Wan Hui Da Law Firm & Intellectual Property Agency – Intellectual property: Beijing

Wan Hui Da Law Firm & Intellectual Property Agency YIYUAN OFFICE BUILDING, FRIENDSHIP HOTEL, NO 1 SOUTH ZHONGGUANCUN STREET, HAIDIAN DISTRICT, BEIJING 100873 Tel: +86 10 6892 1000 Fax: +86 10 6894 8030 Web: www.wanhuida.com Wan Hui Da Law Firm & Intellectual Property Agency represents large Chinese and foreign businesses, including a number of Fortune

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Liu Shen & Associates – Intellectual property: Beijing

Liu Shen & Associates HANHAI PLAZA (1+1 PLAZA), 10TH FLOOR, 10 CAIHEFANG ROAD, HAIDIAN DISTRICT, BEIJING 100080 Liu Shen & Associates focuses on patent, design, and trade mark IP matters including litigation, prosecution, licensing and registration. Managing partner Michelle Ma specialises in patent work relating to mechanical engineering, trade mark proceedings, design patent prosecution, invalidation

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CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office – Intellectual property: Beijing

CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office 10/F, OCEAN PLAZA, 158 FUXINGMENNEI STREET, BEIJING 100031 Long-established firm CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office provides prosecution, litigation, transaction and consultation services relating to patent, trade mark, copyright, trade secret and other intellectual property matters. Hao Ma specialises in electronic and electrical IP matters, particularly with regards to

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An, Tian, Zhang & Partners – Intellectual property: Beijing

An, Tian, Zhang & Partners ROOM 607, TOWER A, FULLINK PLAZA, 18 CHAOWAI AVE, CHAOYANG DISTRICT, BEIJING 100020 Tel: +86 10 6597 5210 Fax: +86 10 6597 5202 Web: www.atzp.com Specialist IP boutique An, Tian, Zhang & Partners covers all aspects of trade mark and patent prosecution and litigation, anti-counterfeiting actions, and domain name and

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Contribution of Copyright and Related Rights in Cambodia

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1. The exploitation of copyright and related rights such as sound recordings, movies/video productions, performances and broadcasting will form a central part of recording companies’ businesses.  We can add, printing houses, libraries, software companies etc. Law on copyright and related rights in cambodia is available to the owner of original works including literature, drama, music,

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Contribution of Trademark Registration in Cambodia to Business Development

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1. Trademark registration in Cambodia is very important because a trademark is considered to be an image of a company.  It allows customers to distinguish between a product of one establishment from another, thus giving a business the possibility to better market its product or service in comparison with its competitors. A trademark doesn’t just

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Vietnam has five patents registered in the US

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From 2006 to 2010, Vietnam has five patents registered in the US, averaging one per year. The country did not have a single patent registered in the US last year. Vietnam did not have any patent registered in the US in 2011. A very significant and objective indicator for assessing scientific-technological achievements of a country

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Profit from Original Industrial Designs in Cambodia

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1. Industrial Design in Cambodia is protected under the Law on Patents, Utility Models Certificates and Industrial Design .  According to this Law, protection is provided for a period of five years and can be renewed for two consecutive periods of five years.  Application has to be submitted to the Registrar of the Ministry of

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Commercialization of Inventions in Cambodia

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1.   Commercialization of inventions is a strategic instrument for IPasset management.  To make use of its knowledge and innovation, companies are now starting to think of using this asset as the basis of their business strategy.  This concept is even more important for small and medium-sized enterprise for which the capital or physical assets are

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IP News in China

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Mr. ZHANG Jianhua, Director of the Division of Education, Science, Culture, and Health of SCLAO (Chinese State Council Legislative Affairs Office, Commented on the Draft Amendment of Chinese Trademark Law Sounds can become trademarks under the latest draft amendment of China’s Trademark Law, but smells are still not to be allowed. The draft amendment of

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Law on Copyright and Related Rights in Cambodia

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LAW ON COPYRIGHTS AND RELATED RIGHTS (Adopted by the National Assembly on January 21, 2003 and ratified by the Senate on February 13, 2003.) CHAPTER I General Provisions Article 1 The purpose of this law is, by providing for the rights of author, and the right related thereon with respect to works and the protection

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR TRADEMARK LOSES ITS DISTINCTIVENESS?

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To be caught in a situation where your mark has lost its distinctiveness is truly awful, and potentially disastrous to companies or trademark owners. When you create a mark, with its uniquely coined name and/or logo, and seek protection for that creation, you would surely believe that it is exclusive and that no one else

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Policy & legal framework on the genetic resource linked to Intellectual Property rights and its implementation in Cambodia

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The relationship between agriculture, genetic resources, traditional knowledge and Intellectual Property rights is a contentious, on-going, issue of debate in several multilateral institutions. These include the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Convention on Biological Diversity Conference of the Parties (CBD COP), and the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture

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Law on Customs of The Kingdom of Cambodia

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CHAPTER I: GENERAL PROVISIONS Article 1. – The purpose of this Law is to; – provide the right for the administration, control and collection of duties, taxes and fees on imported and exported goods, – provide for the control and regulation of the movement, storage and transit of such goods, – promote the prevention and

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Registration of Invention/Utility Model in Cambodia

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REQUIRED INFORMATION Full name, address and nationality of the applicant; Full name, address and nationality of the inventor; Title of the invention/utility model; Country/office, application number, filing date and the international patent classification of the original foreign application from which priority is claimed (if priority is claimed); Information concerning the corresponding foreign application and patent

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Cambodia: LAW ON COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES

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Year of current version: 2005 Date of Text (Enacted): May 17, 2005 Type of Text: IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature Subject Matter: Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Other, Patents (Inventions), Trade Names, Trademarks Notes: For provisions concerning the protection of intellectual property rights, see: Chapter 3, Part 2.E, Article 146 concerning the value

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Cambodia Trade Relations & Intellectual Property Rights Agreement

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AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA ON TRADE RELATIONS AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS PROTECTION PREAMBLE The United States of America and the Kingdom of Cambodia (hereinafter referred to collectively as “Parties” and individually as “Party), Affirming that the evolution of market-based economic institutions and the strengthening of the private

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CAMBODIA OVERVIEW

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I. Geography in Cambodia Cambodia is situated on the southwestern part of the Indochina peninsula. It shares a 2,615 km boarder with Vietnam (1,270 km), Thailand (805 km), and Laos (540 km). Its total area is 181,035 square kilometers, which is about half the area of Japan.

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Cambodia Investment Seminar (2012)

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Council of the Development of Cambodia (CDC), ASEAN-Japan Center, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) will hold the “Cambodia Investment Seminar (2012)” as per below.

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Cambodia Investment Seminar in Tokyo, Japan

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After the successful completion of the first seminar on Cambodia Investment held in Osaka in 25th July 2012, another seminar was held at the convention hall in the Prince Park Tower Tokyo Hotel in Tokyo on 27th July 2012. Crowded with the participation of as many as 430, the seminar started at 13:30 (Japan time)

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Cambodian Investment Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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OUTLINE Background Investment from Japan in Cambodia has been increasing with recent increase in FDI to Cambodia. The investment from Japanese firms is expected to contribute to not only economic development but also human resource development as well as introduction of new technology and management for production. At the same time, completion of ASEAN corridor

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Gold market in Vietnam

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Many people who purchased gold of brands other than SJC are feeling cheated, losing between VND1 million (US$47.6) and more than VND3 million ($142.8) per tael when they convert their precious metal into SJC bullion. SJC-branded gold bullion is sold at Ruby Plaza in Ha Noi. The conversion of non-SJC gold has caused losses to

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Foreign brands’ rapid expansion awakens Vietnamese plastics producers

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The plastics export turnover is just equal to 1/3 of the material import turnover in 2011, estimated at 4 billion dollars.

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Registration of Trademark in Cambodia

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REQUISITE INFORMATION Full name, address and nationality of the applicant; Description of the trademark: meaning, colors claimed, translation or transliteration of characters into English if the mark contains foreign characters; List of goods/services to be covered by the trademark and if possible, the class(es) of the respective goods/services according to the International Classification; Country, application

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The world’s best-known inventions of Vietnamese people

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The invented automated teller machine (ATM), nano technology which helps eliminate toxicity from water or fuel saver for motorbikes have all brought high income and helped humans save energy.

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Natural colors to be used instead of industrial colors in dyeing industry

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Vietnamese scientists have invented the technology which allows to use leaves, barks and natural materials to dye cotton and silk cloth, which would replace the current dyeing technology using toxic and environment polluting chemical substances.

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Engineers invented environment-friendly automatic rubbish classification

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After two years of “living together with rubbish,” Engineer Lai Minh Chuc from the Hanoi Center for Construction Technology Research and Development, has successfully invented a machine that can classify solid waste by remote control.

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Corporate brand of Vietnamese troops abused

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Decades, fan products, “the 91 – Ministry of Defense” by Photoelectric Co. – Electronic(Z99 Plant) produced a strong brand reputation in the market. But, now this brand is compromised in a “equivocal fight each black child”, to influence business interests and the consumer …

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Copyright infringement case: First News to claim 760 million

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21.2, in Ho Chi Minh City, First News (Tri Viet) announced the initiation of two language schools piracy and trademark affecting First News is protected by the State. 23 – 24.2, these two fields will in turn meet the company in Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court.

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AN ANALYSIS ON THE INFRINGEMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DISPUTES IN VIETNAM

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Since Vietnam became an official member of the World Trade Organization (WTO), intellectual property (IP) is often referred to as one of the three pillars of the WTO besides trade in goods and trade Services. Although Vietnam has committed to full implementation of the IPR provisions of this organization, but in fact, the state of

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Trademark disputes between universities in Vietnam

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1. Introduction In a section of his essay, Intellectual Property Management in the university training in economics and management at the National Scientific Conference Innovation science and technology activities to improve the quality of training human resources for economic and business administration in universities serve the socio-economic development [2] by the National Economics University held

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Warning violate trademark universities, colleges

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The universities, colleges and born after using field names akin to the university’s reputation in order create prestige for enrollment, misleading to students, parents, common occurrences University of East Asia, based in the city of Da Nang has sent a complaint the University of Technology in East Asia in Bac Ninh province on the field

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McDonald’s and the great challenges it faces when entering Vietnam

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Experts believe that McDonald’s, though being a global well-known brand, will still face a lot of big changes in the Vietnamese market. The presence of McDonald’s or the announcement of the fast food giant to land in a market always catches the special attention from the public. The idea of penetrating the Vietnamese market has

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Trademark infringement case in Vietnam

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FOR EDUCATIONAL USE ONLY Hoai Nam Ltd. Co. v. Phu Dong Thien Vuong Ltd. Co. 1. Country/Court: Vietnam / Justice Committee of SPC 2. Case No.  No.8/2003 3. Decision Date: February 26, 2003 4. Parties Plaintiff: Hoai Nam Limited Company (hereinafter referred as Hoai Nam Ltd. Co.) represented by its Director -Mr. Nguyen Quoc Hoai;

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Brand stories tea lemon sidewalk in Hanoi

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In many streets in Hanoi, there are products that are sold on the sidewalks, do not need advertising or promotion, but people have to queue to buy them. Green tea for youngsters An outdoor lemon tea shop in Hanoi (Photo: Kenh 14) Along a several hundred meter long street are rows of plastic chairs adjacent

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JPO acts as NOIP’s IPEA and ISA under the PCT system

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Having considered the capacity of Japan Patent Office (JPO), the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam officially recognizes JPO as one of the International Searching (ISA) and Preliminary Examination Authorities (IPEA) for international patent applications originating from Viet Nam under the PCT system as from 01 July 2012. Hence, since the above date,

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The brand focuses more on PR

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AOL company, Nintendo and Topshop has decided to hire PR professionals to lead their marketing programs. This reflects the changing nature of brand management in the age of social media. The brand focuses more on PR The extent of online activities affect the reputation and image of a brand and marketing is changing the game.

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Commitments on IP protection to have big impacts on businesses

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VietNamNet Bridge – The fulfillment of the commitments regarding the intellectual property (IP) protection is believed to install a firm technical barrier to Vietnamese, which is believed to change the whole business environment in Vietnam.   The stronger reactions by international institutions regarding the intellectual property (IP) problems show the hard pressure Vietnam is under

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IP NEWS IN SINGAPORE

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GOODWILL HUNTING It is common knowledge that the use of another person’s trademark without his consent is an act of trademark infringement. However, many may not know that using another person’s trade name or trademark (regardless of whether it is registered) without his consent may also amount to passing off. Essentially, the tort of passing

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IP NEWS IN INDONESIA

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INDONESIA UPDATE: FOREVER 21 vs. FOREVER 21 Many women, even those who are not fashionistas, are quite passionate about fashion, taking to certain trends that suit them and make them feel comfortable and confident. One company that has made it a mission to provide affordable and trendy apparel to the masses is Forever 21, which

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IP NEWS IN MALAYSIA

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DEFINITIVE DECISION DELIVERED IN DEGEM DISPUTE Here in Malaysia, we practice the “first-to-use” principle, meaning the first user of a trademark is generally considered the true owner of the mark. Therefore owners of trademarks who have failed to register their trademarks, or applied to register them at a later date, would still possess limited unregistered

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Cambodia Country Profile

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Location: Mainland Southeast Asia between Thailand to the west and north and Vietnam to the east and southeast. It shares a land border with Laos in the northeast Area Total: 181,035 sq. km. (69,900 sq. mi.); about the size of Missouri. Climate: Tropical monsoon with rainy season from June to October, and dry season from

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Cambodia To Form Business Dispute Court

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The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce has finalised a 40-article draft law creating an independent commercial court and arbitration body, said China’s Xinhua news agency quoting a local media report Monday.Mao Thora, Under-secretary of State for the Commerce Ministry, has said that it is hoped that the specialized court for business disputes will be formed by

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Cambodia´s New Trade Marks and Unfair Competition Law

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Cambodia has just introduced its long-awaited Trade Mark and Unfair Competition Law which, at time of writing, is awaiting consent by King Sihanouk. Cambodia has struggled for two decades to cast off the stigma of its brutal Khmer Rouge regime. The Cambodian Government is now seeking to stimulate foreign investment by establishing a basic legal

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Can you tell me something about criminal IPR enforcement in Laos?

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The competent police authorities (commercial, market, economic police etc.) include (1) The Economic Polices and (2) The Public Prosecutor Offices The competent courts and jurisdiction (including appeal) include: (1) The People’s Courts at the provincial level; (2) The Appeal Courts and (3)The Supreme People’s Court

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Disputes related to domain name nld.vn and nguoilaodong.vn

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Disputes related domain name nld.vn and nguoilaodong.vn between Nguoi Lao Federation of Labor and VNR News Co. and ScorpioDev Group – the subject domain name registration nld.vn and nguoilaodong.vn when the Lao Federation of Labor complaint sent to VNNIC on 10/11/2006. Even in the case of Newspaper Workers’ despite appeal, VNNIC request withdrawal domain nguoilaodong.vn

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Allow phonetic typing Complaints related to domain name silicom.vn

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The silicom Technology Corporation and complaints related to domain silicom.vn. Domain name silicom.vn was Silver Stone Co., Ltd. was registered for use in 2006 at the Vietnam Internet Center. By 2007, along with the selection of the domain name registration company ESC to maintain this domain name management, Silver Stone Company was transferred to other

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Complaints with domain name fitopharma.com.vn and fito.com.vn

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Public Ltd. Pharmaceuticals FITOPHARMA has sent a dispatch to the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) claims on related domain name fitopharma.com.vn and fito.com.vn on 02/3/2010. Two domain name has been Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. FITOPHARMA register from 06.09.2005. To June 2009 when the domain name to the term of maintenance but Ltd. Pharmaceuticals FITOPHARMA have

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Complaints related to domain name oscvietnamtravel.com.vn

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On 14/11/2009, the Vietnam Internet Center received a request for support to settle complaints from Service Center OSC Vietnam Travel related domain oscvietnamtravel.com.vn. After obtaining the domain name, the Center OSC Vietnam Travel Services want to the domain name oscvietnamtravel.com.vn on activities to cater for the job. However, the Service Center OSC Vietnam Travel is

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Country-code top level domain name

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1. VN Category – Categor VN domain name is allowed to be registered both in second level (under .vn) and third level (under .com.vn, org.vn, net.vn…). Generic second-level domain (gSLD) names mean domain names classified by sectors, including the following domain names: a/ COM.VN: For organizations and individuals involved in commercial activities. b/ BIZ.VN: For

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Recommendations for use of international domain name (. Com,. Net …)

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In recent years a lot of websites use international domain names.”.Com” free or cheap lost control, domain name hijacked without any way to restore them, causing many difficulties obstructing . So organizations and businesses, especially when the business was stable, thriving should: 1 / Use domain “. Vn” to include website content and manage your

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“.VN” NATIONAL DOMAIN NAME OF VIETNAM IS PROTECTED BY LAWS

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Article 12 – Law on Information Technology: It is prohibited to utter a forged Website of other individual or organization; to create illegal link of the domain name of individual or organization having legitimate right to that domain name. Article 19 – Decree No 63/2007/NĐ-CP dated 10/04/2007 of the Government: 3. Commitment to one of

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Coca-Cola and Samsung withdrew their advertisements on Zing

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After Coca-Cola and Samsung withdrew their advertisements on Zing, yesterday, October 5, Zing attempted to reach an international music copyright agreement with Universal Music. A Coca-Cola ad on Zing. Photo: Zing Me According to experts, this incident sounds the bells of respect for copyright in Vietnam. In the last few days, the advertising circles have

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Big guys nurture the ambition of digitalizing textbooks

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VietNamNet Bridge – Despite the low demand and the low popularity of e-books, and despite the widespread copyright infringement, the big guys in the hi-tech sector such as VTC, FPT and Viettel all are planning to digitalize textbooks.   University manuals, reference books would be priority E-publication has become a popular industry in the world,

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Smart phone market of China in Vietnam

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The made-in-China counterfeit smart phones, counterfeiting well-known brands of Apple, Nokia and Samsung have been available everywhere at unbelievably low prices.

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The retail brand “expensive” in the world 2012

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Despite the gloomy economic situation to what extent, the brand value of the world’s leading retailers are constantly increasing. This suggests that their ability to fight before the crisis is not small. It is the result of clever strategy and especially the tireless efforts. Here are 23 of the world’s most expensive brands 2012 by

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Phu Quoc fish sauce has received protection in Europe

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European Commission (EC) said it has decided to grant protection regulations in the European Union (EU) to Phu Quoc fish sauce. By decision dated 8-10 and posted on 11-10 in the Official Journal of the European Union, the Phu Quoc fish sauce is registered protected appellation of origin (PDO) in this block. The decision will

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US appeals court lifts ban on Samsung-Google phone

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A US appeals court Thursday lifted a sales ban on Google-branded Samsung smartphones in a patent fight with Apple, saying there was no evidence sales were driven by features copied from the iPhone. The appeals court in Washington overturned an injunction issued by a judge in California for the Galaxy Nexus phone as part of

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Brands Train Officials to Detect Counterfeits

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With World Trade Organization (WTO) rules on copyright yet to be implemented, about 70 police, customs officers and government officials yesterday received a crash course in identifying counterfeit goods from representatives of several well-known international brands.

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Coca-Cola, Samsung boycott Zing online music piracy

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After both Coca-Cola and Samsung is leading the U.S. news agency AP boycott Zing online music piracy, a promotion by Coca-Cola with Zing, Samsung and Vinaphone previously heldstill running at the coco-cola.zing.vn port. This name reflects close relationship marketing in business this long between Zing Coca-Cola and Samsung. Loss brand Moreover, many other programs have

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Unfair competition related to intellectual property

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IMPLEMENTATION OF COMPETITION LAW INMARKET ECONOMY AND PRACTICES INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC INTEGRATION Author: Trinh Minh Anh I. INTRODUCTION Vietnam’s economy began to reform and economic integration since the Sixth Party Congress in 1986 set out a comprehensive renovation and deep all sectors of the economy. Since then, the process of socio-economic development of Vietnam has made

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Vietnam anti-counterfeiting label by sms

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Association standards and consumer protection Vietnam in cooperation with the Department of Industry and Trade of Tien Giang province organized a seminar “Protection of brand and consumer interests by solution against counterfeiting stamps SMS”. In fact, consumer rights are severely compromised as well as affecting the national economy by the problem of counterfeiting, imitation brands

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Renewal of Trademark Registration Certificate

Renewal of Trademark Registration Certificate in Cambodia

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General Information According to the trademark regulations in Cambodia, prior to proceeding renewal of the Registration Certificate(s), after the 5th year or within the 6th year of the trademark registration, the trademark owner has to file an  Affidavit of Use endorsed if the registered trademark has been used or an Affidavit of Non-use if the registered trademark

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Amendment of Registration Certificate

Amendment of Registration Certificate in Cambodia

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Required Documents 1.  A notarized original Power of Attorney from the Trademark Owner; 2.  A notarized original Statutory Statement on changing Name or Address; 3.  Original Trademark Registration Certificate.

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Quang Ngai province inspectorate settle violation of garlic and onion grown on Ly Son island

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News from Quang Ngai DOST inspectorate: the inspection mission (established on 11th August 2010 by DG DOST) conducted the inspection on industrial pattern at Nhan Viet Ltd company, 35 Hai Ba Trung str, Quang Ngai province based on initial evidence of violation of industrial pattern of garlic and onion grown on Ly Son Island. Specifically,

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Take care they don’t steal your brands

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In 2011, a lot of Vietnamese famous geographical indications, such as Buon Ma Thuot coffee and Phu Quoc fish sauce were found as having been registered as foreign trademarks. Competent agencies are collecting proofs to prepare for the process to reclaim their famous brands which is believed to last at least one year. Meanwhile, many

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Need to differentiate your brand position like?

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In brand positioning, a very challenging question for businesses is the should differentiate manifesto about their brand position like. The self-referral “who I am” is really not that simple, and a voice so decided to come to the position of a brand in the minds of customers. Before 2005 no one knew the name of

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Vietnamese agricultural brands

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“In addition to external factors, “fresh” – 90%; forms of packaging – looks nice 38%; quality inside “delicious” – 84%, high nutritional content – 51%, …” Phu Quoc fish sauce, Buon Ma Thuot coffee, Binh Thuan dragon fruit, tea Xinjiang, Doan Hung grapefruit, Thanh Ha lychee, plum post Bac Ha, rice eight Dien Bien Hung

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Patent held valid and hence infringed in Singapore

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In the case of Main-Line Corporate Holdings Ltd. v DBS Bank Ltd, the High Court of Singapore upheld the validity of the Main-Line Corporate Holdings Ltd. patent and found that it had been infringed by DBS Bank Ltd.

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A trade mark saga in Singapore

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In the case of Intuition Publishing Ltd. v Intuition Consulting Pte. Ltd., the Singapore High Court relieved Intuition Consulting Pte. Ltd from the trademark infringement claims in the shade of in-sufficient evidence.

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An interesting decision on copyright, breach of confidence and non- competition issues in Singapore

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In the case of PH Hydraulics & Engineering Pte. Ltd. v. Intrepid Offshore Construction Pte Ltd. and another, the Singapore High Court held Interpid Offshore Construction responsible for copyright infringement and breach of confidentially obligations. PH Hydraulics & Engineering Pte. Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Plaintiff’) is a Singapore incorporated company which designs and

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Microsoft emerges victorious in Malaysia

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In the case of Microsoft Corporation v Act Integrated System Sdn. Bhd., the Malaysian Court of Appeal revoked the High Court’s decision of dismissing Microsoft’s action against Act Integrated System for infringement of copyright. Act Integrated System (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Defendant’) is a company incorporated in Malaysia and deals with computer and computer

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In case our trademark is refused for protection in Cambodia because it is considered descriptive, what advice can you give us to overcome such refusal by DIPRs?

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In order to deal with the refusal by DIPRs in Cambodia relating to trademark, you are advised to provide the Declaration of Evidences of Use such as:  1- Providing evidence that the mark have become capable of distinguishing as a result of use 2- Declaration Of Evidences of Use The document must be headed with

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GUIDANCE FOR FILING AN APPLICATION FOR EXAMINING AND SUPERVISING IP RELATED IMPORTS/EXPORTS AT THE VIETNAMESE CUSTOMS

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Requisite Information and documents Legalized Power of Attorney from the applicant; Notarized copy of Protection Title(s); Description and photos of genuine goods; Description of genuine and possible imitation/counterfeit goods (if available); Photos of genuine and possible imitation/counterfeit goods (if available); List of legal goods importer(s) and/or exporter(s) Mode of import and/or export Information of forecast

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Well-known trademark in Vietnam

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According to Article 4.20 of Intellectual Property Law (IP Law) of Vietnam “Well-known mark means a mark widely known by consumers throughout the territory of Vietnam”. In accordance with the legal regulations on IP in Vietnam, industrial property rights to a trademark shall be established on the basis of a decision of the competent State

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Online copyright violations defy

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Fining telecommunication and internet services providers that violate copyright laws is proving difficult in Viet Nam even though the necessary legal system is in place. According to the Viet Nam Internet Network Information Centre, Viet Nam has about 1.1 million domains that end in “.vn”, and hundreds of thousands of global domain names, as well

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Japanese court backs Samsung in latest Apple skirmish

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A week after Samsung was ordered to pay $1 billion to Apple for patent infringements, a Japanese court has backed the South Korean company in another dispute with its U.S. rival. The Tokyo District Court on Friday ruled that Samsung did not infringe Apple’s patents for its iPhone and iPad for some of its Galaxy

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Phu Quoc fish sauce brand

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Nguyen Thi Tinh, ignoring the taboo in the fish sauce village, showed off her new fish barrels, where anchovies were being salted to create a kind of genuine fish sauce which Tinh would register to obtain the geographical indication certificate on Phu Quoc fish sauce trademark.

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Memorandum of Cooperation between the NOIP and the JPO signed

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Memorandum of Cooperation between the NOIP and the JPO signed The Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) between the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam (NOIP) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) was concluded on 13 February 2012, under which, the JPO assists NOIP to improve the effectiveness of the Vietnamese intellectual property system, thus

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Minutes of Meetings on Cooperation for Project on Strengthening the Enforcement of IPRs in Vietnam

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The Director General of the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam and the Head of the Japanese Detailed Planning Survey Team signed the Minutes of Meetings (M/M) on Japanese Technical Cooperation for Project on Strengthening the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Viet Nam on 13 March 2012 in Ha Noi. This is

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International Day of the Book or World Book Days 2012

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World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days) is a yearly event on 23 April, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright. The Day was first celebrated in 1995 and in 2012 the UK World Book day was celebrated on March 1, 2012.[1] World

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Apple applies for patent on iPad Smart Cover with embedded display

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Documents made public on Thursday showed that Apple has applied for a patent on iPad Smart Cover with an embedded secondary display designed to enhance the functionality of the tablet computer. “A tablet device with a flexible cover is disclosed. Thin flexible display technology can be integrated into the flexible cover without affecting the overall

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BRUNEI IS NOW A MEMBER OF THE PCT

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Brunei recently became the 145th country to accede to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), with Panama following shortly after. Up until the beginning of 2012, Brunei did not have an national patent system (previously needing granted patents from the UK, Singapore or Malaysia to be re-registered in the country to acquire protection), but an increased

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MICROSOFT PRESSES ON IN COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DISPUTE

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Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) is a company that needs no introduction, being globally renowned for designing, producing, marketing and supporting a broad range of computer-related products. The company recently brought a civil action against Act Integrated System Sdn Bhd, alleging them of infringing Microsoft’s copyright in their computer programmes by reproducing and marketing pirated copies without

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Viet Nam was ranked 76th in innovation performance.

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has released its Global Innovation Index 2012 (GII), in which Viet Nam was ranked 76th in innovation performance. The report ranks 141 countries and economies based on their innovation capabilities and results, jointly conducted by WIPO, INSEAD, Alcatel-Lucent, Booz&Company and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). The study shows

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Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits (LDIC)

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What does layout designs of integrated circuit mean? Based on Law No. 32 year 2000, layout designs mean a finished or semi finished products that contain various elements, at least one of which is active, and partly or entirely are interconnected and integrated forming in a semiconductor to produce electronic functions. Meanwhile layout design means

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Affidavit of Use,Non-use in Cambodia

When we need to file an Affidavit of Use/Non-use in Cambodia?

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To avoid a cancellation of a registered mark on the basis of non-use, the trademark owner must file an Affidavit of Use or Non-Use within one year following the fifth (5th) annivesary of the registration date/renewal date of the mark.

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Trademark search in Cambodia

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A trademark search prior to filing a trademark application is optional in Cambodia. The trademark search is conducted by the TM Office of Cambodia and the official search report will be availabe within 2 weeks. To enable us to proceed with a trademark search, the following information is necessary: (1)       A clear specimen of the

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Malaysia: “Onus Of Proof For Good Faith Is On The Defendant”

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In the case of DJ Auto Components Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd. v FBK Systems Sdn. Bhd., the Malaysian High Court at Kuala Lumpur held that FBK Systems Sdn. Bhd. has failed to discharge the onus of proof that it has used the mark in good faith and allowed DJ Auto Components Manufacturing Sdn. Bhd.’s application for

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LotteNidoo and Nido: A Case of David vs Goliath

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June 28th, 2012 In the case of Hiu Kuan Hoe v Societe Des Produits Nestle S.A., the Malaysia Court of Appeal held that the High Court Judge was clearly wrong in upholding the decision of the Registrar in refusing to register Hiu Kuan Hoe’s trade mark on basis of misapplication of the facts. Hiu Kuan

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Malaysia: For interim relief, serious question and the balance of convenience must be proved

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June 28th, 2012 In the case of Ken Holdings Berhad & Ors v Sriseltra Sdn. Bhd, the Malaysian High Court in Kuala Lumpur allowed the Plaintiffs’ application of interlocutory injunction to restrain the Defendant from committing the act of passing-off and dismissed with cost the Defendant’s claim of restraining the Plaintiffs to seek verification as

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violations of intellectual property rights

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More than 4,500 violations of intellectual property rights worth tens of billions of Vietnamese dong were discovered in the past five years and nearly VND20 billion in fines has been collected. This information was released by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) at a June 12 conference in Hanoi to review the action plan

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WHAT MADE THIS MALAYSIAN PATENT REVOKED?

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The Malaysian High Court in Shah Alam, Selangor has recently revoked Malaysian Patent No. MY-103619-A and the reasons for the revocations made an interesting reading. In the case of Nehemiah Reinforced Sdn. Bhd. vs. Patrick Cyril Augustine & Imbiraj K. S. Abraham, the Court held that Malaysian Patent No. MY-103619-A (hereinafter referred to as “the

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IT’S NICHE, MIND YOU!

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In the case of Doctor’s Associates Inc. v Lim Eng Wah (trading as SUBWAY Niche) the Singapore High Court held that for visual and aural similarity, one must bear in mind the “imperfect recollection” of customer and “the ideas that lie behind” for conceptual similarity. Doctor’s Associates Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “the plaintiff”) is

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What about criminal sanctions in Cambodia?

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Finally, a trademark owner can request criminal prosecution of the infringers. The penalty for standard infringement (not counterfeiting) is five to ten million Riels (~US$1,250 to US$2,500), or one month to one year imprisonment, or both. The penalty for counterfeiting is one to twenty million Riels (~US$250 to US$5,000), or one to five years imprisonment,

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Could you tell us about the civil remedies in Cambodia?

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Only the mark owner, or a licensee under certain conditions, may seek civil remedies for trademark infringement.  A civil court has the power to grant an injunction, award monetary damages, and other relief as provided in the general law.

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What about anti-Counterfeiting Measures in Cambodia?

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What about anti-Counterfeiting Measures in Cambodia? In Cambodia, a trademark owner can pursue infringers in three different ways: i) sue for money damages and/or specific relief in civil court, ii) requestthe customs authorities to suspend clearance of imported infringing goods, and iii) seek criminal prosecution and/or fines.  

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TRANSFER OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN VIETNAM

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TRANSFER OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS ·        Licensing contracts Number of Requests for Registration of Licensing Sontracts Number of Licensing Contracts Registered Contracting parties Year VN-VN VN-FR FR-FR Total VN-VN VN-FR FR-FR Total 1995 18 82 09 109 14 22 48 84 1996 10 196 17 223 02 (02) 99 (114) 24 (25) 125 (141) 1997

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Top 10 countries with highest number of trademark applications filed to the NOIP in 2008 in Vietnam

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Top 10 countries with highest number of trademark applications filed to the NOIP in 2008 in Vietnam No. Country Code Number of Applications 1 Viet Nam VN 20,928 2 The United States US 1,112 3 Republic of Korea KR 1,051 4 India IN 993 5 Japan JP 616 6 Singapore SG 430 7 Chines Teipei TW

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Trademark Applications classified by country of origin (including those directly filed to NOIP and International Bureau)

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Trademark Applications classified by country of origin (including those directly filed to NOIP and Year       Countries/ Customs teritiries 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Direct filing Direct filing Via IB Direct filing Via IB Direct filing Via IB Direct filing Via IB Direct filing Via IB Austria (AT) 2 49 1 27

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Cetificates for Trademarks granted from 1982 to 2008 in Vietnam

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Cetificates for Trademarks granted from 1982 to 2008 in Vietnam Year Cetificates for Trademarks granted to Vietnamese Foreigners Total 1982-1989 380 1,170 1,550 1990 423 265 688 1991 1,525 388 1,913 1992 1,487 1,821 3,308 1993 1,395 2,137 3,532 1994 1,744 2,342 4,086 1995 1,627 2,965 4,592 1996 1,383 2,548 3,931 1997 980 1,506 2,486

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Top 10 countries with highest applications filed for the protection of industrial designs in 2008 in Vietnam

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Top 10 countries with highest applications filed for the protection of industrial designs in 2008 in Vietnam   No. Country Code Number of applications 1 Viet Nam VN 1091 2 Japan JP 261 3 Republic of Korea KR 78 4 United States US 55 5 Netherland NL 45 6 Thailand TH 30 7 Chinese Taipei

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Granted protection titles for Industrial Designs from 1989 to 2008 in Vietnam

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Granted protection titles for Industrial Designs from 1989 to 2008 Year Protection titles for Industrial Design granted to Vietnamese Foreigners Total 1989 14 – 14 1990 91 9 100 1991 219 5 224 1992 433 6 439 1993 528 21 549 1994 524 27 551 1995 626 85 711 1996 798 68 866 1997 261

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Top 10 countries with highest aplications for protection of patent and utility solutions in 2008 in Vietnam

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Top 10 countries with highest aplications for protection of patent and utility solutions in 2008 No. Country Code Number of applications 1 United States US 728 2 Japan JP 698 3 Viet Nam VN 370 4 Chinie Taipei TW 336 5 Germany DE 244 6 Korea KR 199 7 Switzerland CH 141 8 France FR

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The ASEAN Regional Workshop on Patent Search and Classification

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The ASEAN Regional Workshop on Patent Search and Classification “The ASEAN Regional Workshop on Patent Search and Classification” was opened at Hanoi Meliã Hotel in the morning of 03 August, 2010. The Workshop was attended by 40 participants who are patent examiners and staff of Intellectual Property Offices of ASEAN countries, namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines,

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THE FIRST CASE OF PATENT INFRINGEMENT TRIALED IN VIETNAM

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THE FIRST CASE OF PATENT INFRINGEMENT TRIALED IN VIETNAM The People’s Court of Dak Lak Province just adjudicated the first case of patent infringement in the province that has been lasted over 8 years. The brick extruder, technically improved with an axial rake and knife by Mr. Hoang Thinh in Trap village, Krong Bana district

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A Cooperation Agreement on the NOIP’s Standing Office between WIPO and NOIP concluded

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  A Cooperation Agreement on the NOIP’s Standing Office between WIPO and NOIP concluded The Cooperation Agreement for supporting the development of NOIP’s Standing Office in Hoa Lac High-tech Park between the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was signed by NOIP’s Director General Tran Viet

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Violations in the field of IP in Vietnam

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Violations in the field of IP New Regulations on the Sanctioning against Administrative Violations in the field of IP On 21/9/2010, the Government has issued Decree No. 97/2010/ND-CP on the sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of industrial property. This Decree replaces Decree No. 106/2006/ND-CP and takes effect from the date of  9/11/2010. The

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President of European Patent Office paid an official working visit to Viet Nam

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President of European Patent Office paid an official working visit to Viet Nam Mr. Benoît Battistelli – President of European Patent Office (EPO) paid a official working visit to Viet Nam  on the occasion of the 6th ASEAN – EPO Heads of Intellectual Property Conference (HIPOC) held in Hanoi from 13 t0 14 Januray 2011.

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Viet Nam hosted the 6th ASEAN – EPO Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference

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Viet Nam hosted the 6th ASEAN – EPO Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference On 13 and 14 January 2011, in Hanoi, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam (NOIP), in co-operation with the European Patent Office (EPO), hosted the 6th ASEAN – EPO Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference (HIPOC) addressing the

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The 35th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation

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The 35th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation From March 14 to 18, 2011, the 35 Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation (AWGIPC) was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The meeting was attended by representatives of ASEAN Secretariat and intellectual property offices of ASEAN countries.

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Leaders of NOIP attended the 32nd Meeting of the APEC IP Experts Group and other related events

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Leaders of NOIP attended the 32nd Meeting of the APEC IP Experts Group and other related events From March 2 to 8, 2011, under the framework of the APEC Intellectual Property Experts Group (IPEG), and at the invitation of the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Vietnamese Delegation, led by Mr. Tran Viet Hung,

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SIPO’s High-Ranking Delegation visit to NOIP

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SIPO’s High-Ranking Delegation visit to NOIP On the way home from Brunei after attending the ASEAN – China High Level Conference on Intellectual Property, the High-Ranking Delegation of the State IP Office of China (SIPO), led by Deputy Commissioner XIAO Xingwei, stopped and visited  the National Office of Intellectual Property Viet Nam (NOIP) from 21

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KIPO high-level delegation visits NOIP

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With a view to implementing the bilateral cooperation programme between the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam (NOIP) and the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), a KIPO high-level delegation, led by Commissioner Lee Soowon, paid an official visit to the NOIP from 20 to 21 April 2011 and attended the heads meeting between

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Innovative Activities of Vietsovpetro

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Innovative Activities of Vietsovpetro The NOIP Leader attended the Review Conference on Innovative Activities of Vietsovpetro “The Review Conference on Innovative Activities of Joint Venture Vietsovpetro in the period of 2001- 2010” was held in Vung Tau city on 1st July 2011. The Conference was to review and evaluate innovative activities and to launch the

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Meeting of Intergovernmental Committee on IP and Genetic Resources, Traditional knowledge, Folklore

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Meeting of Intergovernmental Committee on IP and Genetic Resources, Traditional knowledge, Folklore The 19th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore of WIPO (IGC) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 22 July 2011, to continue text-based negotiations on the protection of genetic resources, traditional knowledge

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Cordial Meeting on the occasion of the 29th anniversary celebration of the NOIP

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Cordial Meeting on the occasion of the 29th anniversary celebration of the NOIP On 29 July 2011, in Hanoi, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam (NOIP) held a cordial Meeting on the occasion of the 29th anniversary celebration of NOIP (29 July 1982- 29 July 2011) and received the Prime Minister’s Certificate

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The 36th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation

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The 36th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation The 36th Meeting of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation (AWGIPC) was held from 26 to 31 July 2011 in Bali, Indonesia. The Meeting was attended by representatives of ASEAN Secretariat and intellectual property offices of ASEAN countries. The delegation of

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INTA’s expert introduced the Model Guideline for Trademark Examination to NOIP

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INTA’s expert introduced the Model Guideline for Trademark Examination to NOIP In the morning of 12 August 2011, the NOIP’s Director General Tran Viet Hung, his Deputy Tran Huu Nam and trademark examiners had a meeting with Mr. George Chan – a Consultant of the International Trademark Association (INTA). The purpose of the meeting was

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Thai Delegation’s Geographical Indications Study Visit to Viet Nam

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Thai Delegation’s Geographical Indications Study Visit to Viet Nam Within the cooperation framework between the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) and The Department of Intellectual Property of Thailand (DIP), a delegation headed by Ms. Kulanee Issadisai, Deputy Director General of DIP paid an official visit on geographical indications (GIs) to Vietnam from

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PROTECTION FOR GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION “BÀ ĐEN” FOR CUSTARD-APPLE

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PROTECTION FOR GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION “BÀ ĐEN” FOR CUSTARD-APPLE On 10 August 2011, Director General of the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam signed the Decision No.1804/QĐ-SHTT to grant the Certificate of Registration of Geographical Indication No. 00027 for the product “Ba Den” custard-apple. The Tay Ninh Department of Science and Technology is the

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The Danish Patent and Trademark Office delegation visits Vietnam

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The Danish Patent and Trademark Office delegation visits Vietnam From 9 – 16 October 2011, a Danish Patent and Trademark Office delegation headed by Mr. Keld Nymann Jensen, Deputy Director General, paid a working visited to the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP). The delegation was received by Mr. Tran Viet Hung, Assistant

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Joint Committee Meeting between NOIP and INPI

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Joint Committee Meeting between NOIP and INPI The National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) and National Institute of Industrial Property of France (INPI) convened the joint committee meeting in Hanoi on 1st November 2011. Director General of NOIP, Mr. Ta Quang Minh and Director General of INPI, Mr. Yves Lapierre co-chaired the meeting.

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WIPO’s Deputy Director General paid a working visit to Viet Nam

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WIPO’s Deputy Director General paid a working visit to Viet Nam On the occasion of being in Viet Nam for organization of the WIPO Regional Forum on University – Industry Collaboration to Promote Technology Transfer on November 2 to 4, 2011, in Hanoi, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, Deputy Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

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Support applicants suffered from the flood in Thailand

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Support applicants suffered from the flood in Thailand The historic flood recently occurring in Thailand was the most severe natural disaster in the past 50 years in this country which has seriously affected multi-faceted aspects of the socio – economic life of Thai people in general and Thai applicants of industrial property rights in particular.

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Memorandum of Cooperation between the NOIP and the JPO signed

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Memorandum of Cooperation between the NOIP and the JPO signed The Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) between the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam (NOIP) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) was concluded on 13 February 2012, under which, the JPO assists NOIP to improve the effectiveness of the Vietnamese intellectual property system, thus

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INDONESIAN IPR ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION AGENCY ESTABLISHED

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INDONESIAN IPR ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION AGENCY ESTABLISHED A new phase in the development of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) in Indonesia has been reached: On 19 April 2012, the Intellectual Property Rights Arbitration and Mediation Agency (Badan Arbitrase dan Mediasi Hak Kekayaan Intelektual – BAM HKI) was officially established in Jakarta. Prof. Ahmad Zen Umar Purba,

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Trademark opposition in Malaysia

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22 May 2012 SINGAPORE UPDATE: RUM AND TEQUILA SHOWDOWN Mention rum and one might have visions of pirates and their grog-drinking ways. Sea-faring adventures aside, rum was interestingly also part of a recent trademark case in Singapore. Rum Creation and Products Inc. (“Applicant”) had applied to protect the following three trademarks in Class 33 for

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Investment in Cambodia

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 INVESTMENT CLIMATE STATEMENT — CAMBODIA Cambodia is a developing country with a market economy. It began the shift from a command economy to the  free market in the late 1980s. Since the re-establishment of a constitutional monarch in 1993, the economy has grown relatively rapidly, except for a period between mid-1997 and late 1998 when

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Enforcement of intellectual property right (IPR) in Cambodia

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ENFORCEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR) IN CAMBODIA 1.  INTRODUCTION TO IPR ENFORCEMENT IN CAMBODIA  IP enforcement system in Cambodia is presented as a coordinated structure of separated institutions responsible for IP protection. Each department has its own structure and strategy to deal with IP infringement and to settle IP dispute. In accordance with the

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Law on the Management of Quality and Safety of Products and Services in Cambodia

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  Law on the Management of Quality and Safety of Products and Services in Cambodia CHAPTER 6 INSPECTION PROCEDURES FOR QUALITY AND SAFETY OF PRODUCTS, GOODS AND SERVICES Article 25:  Acts in violations of this law shall be thoroughly investigated and observed in  accordance with the provisions stipulated under Articles 28 through 51 of this

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Law on management of pharmaceuticals in Cambodia

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LAW ON THE MANAGEMENT OF PHARMACEUTICALS IN CAMBODIA  We, KRAM (LAW) DATED JUNE 17, 1996 ON THE MANAGEMENT OF PHARMACEUTICALS His Majesty Prince Norodam Sihanouk, The King of the Kingdom of Cambodia, •       having seen the 1993 Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia; •       having seen Kret dated November 1, 1993 on the appointment of

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Law on commercial enterprises in Cambodia

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LAW ON COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES IN CAMBODIA Chapter 1 – General Provisions Article 1: Scope This law applies to a partnership and company carrying on business in the Kingdom of Cambodia. A partnership composes of a general partnership and a limited partnership. A company composes of a private limited company and public limited. Article 2: Definitions

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Cambodian Copyright Law

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LAW ON COPYRIGHTS AND RELATED RIGHTS  CHAPTER I General Provisions  Article 1 The purpose of this law is, by providing for the rights of author, and the right  related thereon with respect to works and the protection of cultural products, performance, phonogram, and the transmission of broadcasting organization in order to secure a just and

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Cambodian Customs Law

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Kingdom of Cambodia Nation Religion King S/RKM/0707/017 PREAH REACH KRAM WE PREAH  BAT  SAMDECH  PREAH  BAROMEATH  ORODOM  SIHAMOI SAMA  PHUM  CHEAT  SASA  RAKKHATIYA KHEMARAROATHREAST PUTHITREA  THOMREA  MOHAKSATR  KHEMARACHOREA SAMOHAPHEAS  KAMPUCHEKREACH  ROATHBORSATE SOPHEAMOGKOLEA  SEREIVIBOLEA  KHEMERA SREYPIREAST PREAHCHAO  KRUG  KAMPUCHEA   Having seen the Constitution of the Kingdom of Cambodia Having seen Reach Kret No. NS /

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GUIDE TO TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN CAMBODIA

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GUIDE TO TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN CAMBODIA I. General Information Trademark registration system in Cambodia has been established since 1992. Other industrial property subjects, such as invention, utility solution, industrial design . up to now have not been protected therein. Cambodia has become a member of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in July 1995 and of

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Someone else registered our trademark in Cambodia

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If someone else registered your name or logo before you, it might be possible to cancel the registration, and then register the mark for yourself. However, if the other’s mark is registered for goods different from your own, it will be difficult to cancel and the two marks will co-exist in different classes.

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What can we do if counterfeit goods are being imported into Cambodia?

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If infringing goods are being imported into the country, the trademark owners can request the customs authority or a court to suspend clearance of the suspect goods. The authorities can require the applicant to post a bond in order to protect the importer from false accusations. The suspension is only a temporary solution, as the

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Someone else is selling a product using our trademark in Cambodia

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A trademark registration in Cambodia does not automatically prevent others from using it on their goods or services. If someone else is trading in the products with the identical mark, or using a mark in a confusingly similar way, it is up to the trademark owner to take action against the infringer. The first step

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Do we need to use a mark before registering it in Cambodia?

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No, the registrant is not required to use  the mark when filing an application. In fact, it is often a smart idea to immediately register marks you intend to use in the future. However, five years after the owner stops using a mark, the registration risks being cancelled.

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How long does a trademark registration last in Cambodia?

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The initial registration is valid for ten years from the date of filing. So long as the trademark owner continues to use the mark, it can be renewed for subsequent ten-year terms indefinitely.

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Can you let us know how long it takes for a mark to be registered in Cambodia?

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Can you let us know how long it takes for a mark to be registered in Cambodia? Unless the application presents unusual difficulties, the process takes about 04 months from filing to issuance of the Certificate of Registration in Cambodia.

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Can you advise on how much it costs to register a trademark in Cambodia?

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Different law firms gives different quotation for trademark registration . Please contact us for more details.  

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How do we know if we are able to register our company or product name as a trademark in Cambodia?

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The best way to know is to seek a trademark attorney’s professional opinion. He shall help conduct a trademark search. The attorney would compare the proposed mark to already registered marks, as well as other potential registration problems, and give an opinion as to the likelihood of registration.

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Can you give us some advice on whether we need an attorney or IP Law Firm to file a trademark application in Cambodia?

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If you permanently reside or have your principal place of business outside of Cambodia, you will have to entrust an authorized attorney or law firm to file the application for you. It is highly advisable that this agent be an attorney experienced in trademark law and procedures.

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How do we register our trademark in Cambodia?

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Trademarks are registered with the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce’s Department of Intellectual Property. The process begins with the filing of an application form, along with a power of attorney, and other required information regarding previous filings in other countries. Once the Ministry is convinced that the mark should be registered, it shall issue a Certificate

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Can KENFOX let us know whether we have to register our trademark?

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You are not required by law to register a trademark in Cambodia, but you won’t get the full protection of the law unless you register the trademark. Unregistered tradenames and well-known marks are protected by law, and certain uses of unregistered trademarks could be illegal unfair competition. Nevertheless, registration is an obvious choice for companies

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Can you let us know what the symbols ®, TM, and SM mean?

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The ® (commonly pronounced “R-in-a-circle” or “Circle-R”) indicates to the public that the mark is registered. This notice can be used only with registered marks. Use of a ® with any unregistered trademark may result in claims of fraud. A “TM” usually indicates an unregistered trademark for goods. It is an informal notice that there

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Can you let us know what is a trademark or service mark in accordance with the Cambodian legal regulations?

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A trademark is a word, name, symbol or device which indicate the source of goods and distinguish them from the goods of others. A servicemark is the same as a trademark except that it identifies and distinguishes the source of a service rather than a product.

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Declaration of Priority

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Declaration of priority shall be executed as following: 1- The declaration of priority shall be made at the time of filing the application for the patent and utility model certificate and shall indicate: a- the date of filing of the earlier application; b- the number of the earlier application, subject to paragraph (2) below; c-

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Disclosures to be Disregarded for Prior Art Purpose

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Disclosures to be disregarded for prior art purpose shall be characterized as following: 1- An applicant who wishes a disclosure of the invention to be disregarded, shall so indicate on the application and shall furnish, in writing, with the application or within one (1) month of filing the application, full particulars of the disclosure;  where

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Division of Patent & Utility Model Applications

Division of Application shall be executed as following: 1- A divisional application shall contain a reference to the initial application. 2- If the applicant wishes a divisional application to benefit from any priority claimed for the initial application, the divisional application must contain a request to that effect; in such a case, the declaration of

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Unity of Invention

1- Construed as permitting, in particular, one of the following three possibilities: a- in addition to an independent claim for a given product, the inclusion in the same application of an independent claim for a process specially adapted for the manufacture of the said product, and the inclusion in the same application of an independent

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Number of Filing Documents and Physical Requirements

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1- The application and any accompanying statements or documents shall be submitted to the Registrar and filed in three (3) copies.  But the Registrar may require the applicant to supply additional copies as it is necessary. 2- All elements of the application shall be so presented as to admit direct reproduction by photography, electrostatic processes,

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Measures, Terminology and Signs in Patent & Utility Model Specifications

Measures, terminology and signs shall be characterized as following: 1- Units of weights and measures shall be expressed in terms of the metric system. 2- Temperatures shall be expressed in degrees centigrade (Celsius). 3- Density shall be expressed in metric units. 4- For indications of heat, energy, light, sound, and magnetism, as well as for

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Appropriate Signatures to Documents

Signature Signature shall be executed as follow: 1- A document purporting to be signed for or on behalf of a partnership shall contain the names of all Companies and the partners in full and shall be signed by all the or by any partner qualified to sign, stating that he signs on behalf of the

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Change of Name, Nationality and Address for Patent & Utility Model Cases

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Change of name, nationality and address shall be executed as following: 1- A request by the owner of, or applicant for, a patent, utility model certificate for the alteration of a name, nationality, address or address for service on record in respect of his patent, utility model certificate or application shall be made in writing.

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Indication of Name, Address, Nationality and Residence in Applications

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Indication of name, address, nationality and residence shall be indicated as following: 1- Names of natural persons shall be indicated by the person’s family name, given name(s) and address. The names of legal entities shall be indicated by their full, official designations. 2- Nationality shall be indicated by the name of the State of which

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Language of Documents and Translations for Patents & Utility Models

Language of Documents and Translations 1- Language of documents and translations shall be executed as following: Applications and any document forming part of an application or any documents submitted to the Registration Department or the Registrar pursuant to the Law, this Declaration and Regulations concerned shall be in Khmer. 2- Where the applications and documents

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Abstract for specifications of Patents & Utility Models

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Abstract shall be characterized as following: 1- The abstract shall be so drafted that it can efficiently serve as a scanning tool for purposes of searching in the particular art. 2- The abstract shall consist of the following: a- Summary of the disclosure as contained in the description, the claims, and any drawings, indicating the

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Drawings attached to specifications of Patents & Utility Models

Drawing shall be characterized as following: 1- Drawings forming part of an application for a patent and utility model certificate shall be on sheets the usable surface area of which shall not exceed 26.2 cm by 17 cm.  The sheets shall not contain frames round the usable or used surface. The minimum margins shall be

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Claims for Patents and Utility Models

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Claim shall be characterized as following: 1- The number of the claims shall be reasonable taking into account the nature of the invention; if there are several claims, they shall be numbered consecutively in Khmer numerals. 2- The claims shall define the invention in terms of the technical features of the invention. 3- Whenever appropriate,

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Specification of Patents and Utility Model Certificates

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Description Description shall be characterized as following: 1- The description shall first state the title of the invention as appearing in the request and shall: a- specify the technical field to which the invention relates; b- indicate the background art which, as far as known to the applicant, can be regarded as useful for the

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Request for the grant of Patents and Utility Model Certificates

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Request The request shall be characterized as following: 1- Request for the grant of Patents and Utility Model Certificates shall be made on Form Nº 1 P/UM. 2- The request shall indicate each applicant’s name, address, nationality and residence and shall be signed by each applicant. 3- Where applicant is the inventor, the request shall

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Application for Patents and Utility Model Certificates

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Application for Patents and Utility Model Certificates The application for Patent and Utility Model Certificate in accordance with Article 16 of the Law shall be contain a request, descriptions, claims, drawings where required, and abstracts and shall be filed with the Registration Department and shall be subject to the payment of prescribed fee.

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Classification of Patents and Utility Model Certificates

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Classification of Patents and Utility Model Certificates The Registrar shall apply the International Patent Classification, as adopted under the Strasbourg Agreement of March 24, 1971, and updated in its subsequent editions, for all purposes relation to the grant and publication of Patents and Utility Model Certificates, as well as for the maintenance of classified search

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Duty of Registration Department

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Duty of Registration Department The Registration Department shall, in accordance with the Law, receive, examine the Patents and Utility Model Certificates applications and grant the Patents and Utility Model Certificates in order to protect the intellectual property of inventors and innovators.

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What documents do we need to provide you to handle an infringing act in Cambodia?

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Yes, we can. In order to file an opposition in Cambodia, you required to provide us with the documents as follows: Deed of substitution; Notarized or certified Power of Attorney; Opinions including legal arguments, evidences, and any, facts that lead to rejection of the applied mark (s) or registered mark(s),

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Can you help us file an opposition in Cambodia?

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Yes, we can. In order to file an opposition in Cambodia, you required to provide us with the documents as follows: Deed of substitution; Notarized or certified Power of Attorney; Opinions including legal arguments, evidences, and any, facts that lead to rejection of the applied mark (s) or registered mark(s),

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Could your firm let us know the require documents to file a cancellation action against a trademark registration in Cambodia?

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In fact, we have ever successfully assisted many different trademark owners by filing cancellation actions at the DIPRs in Cambodia. The followings are required to provide us: Notarized or certified Power of Attorney; Affidavit with the legal grounds for cancellation, evidences to support the cancellation.

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Can you help us conduct a trademark search in Cambodia?

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Can you help us conduct a trademark search in Cambodia? Yes, we can help you conduct an official trademark in Cambodia. In this regard, please send us the trademark specimen if it is a figurative trademark and the list of goods bearing the trademark.

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Can you help us register a domain name in Cambodia?

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Yes, we can help you register a domain name in Cambodia. To this end, please furnish us with the required documents as follows: Copy of mark registration certificates, if any The required domain name Name and address of applicant including: Email address Postal address Telephone No. Fax No. Provide us with two independent servers for

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How can you help us file a response to the DIPR’s rejection in Cambodia?

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To enable us to assist you to file a response to the DIPR’s rejection in Cambodia, you required to provide us with the followings: Legal arguments, amendments, modifications, conditions, disclaimers (on any element (s) of the mark); or Amendment of mark to make it different from the cited mark; or Amendment of goods or services

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Can you help us obtain a duplicate of trademark registration certificate or certified true copy of trademark registration certificate in Cambodia?

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Yes, we can help you obtain a duplicate of trademark registration certificate or certified true copy of trademark registration certificate in Cambodia. To this end, please supply us with the followings: Deed of substitution; Form for Request for Duplicate of Certificate The latest copy of Certificate.

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What required documents must we provide for you for recordal of amendment of registered mark?

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To amend a registered trademark, the trademark owners must provide us with the followings: Notarized Power of Attorney; Original certificate; 16 Specimens of Mark to be amended.

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Could you give us some advice on what are required documents for recordal of amendment of applied mark?

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To amend the applied mark, you need to provide us with the followings:  Notarized Power of Attorney; Form of Request for Amendment of Applied Mark; 16 Specimens of Mark to be amended.

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We registered a trademark in Cambodia some years ago. Can you help us request the Cambodia IP Office to change the IP agent who previously provided the services for us?

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Yes, we can. Hereunder are required documents for recordal of change of agent: Notarized Power of Attorney; Request for Recordal of Change of Agent; The latest original certificate.

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Can you help us record the change of address of the proprietor on a Trademark Registration Certificate in Cambodia?

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Yes, we can help you record the change of address on a Trademark Registration Certificate in Cambodia. To this end, you required to furnish us with the followings: Notarized Power of Attorney; Request for Recordal of Change of Address of Applicant; Notarized Declaration of Change of Address; The latest original certificate.

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Change of name on a Trademark Registration Certificate in Cambodia

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Can you help us record the change of name on a Trademark Registration Certificate in Cambodia? Yes, we can help you record the change of name on a Trademark Registration Certificate in Cambodia. To this end, you required to furnish us with the followings: Notarized Power of Attorney; Request for Recordal of Change of Name

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Can your firm let us know what are required documents for recordal of trademark assignment in Cambodia?

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Yes, certainly. The following documents are required for recordal of trademark assignment in Cambodia: Notarized Power of Attorney; Notarized Deed of Assignment The latest Original Certificate

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Filing affidavit of use/non-use in Cambodia

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What required documents does your firm need to file an affidavit of use/non-use in Cambodia? Filing an affidavit of use/non-use is very essential in Cambodia so that it may help the trademark owners to avoid cancellation action by a third party upon his request in Cambodia. You are required to provide us with the followings:

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Renewal of a trademark registration in Cambodia

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Can your firm give us some advice on what are required documents for renewal of a trademark registration in Cambodia? In order to file a request for renewal of a trademark registration in Cambodia, please take note of the required documents for the renewal as follows: Notarized Power of Attorney Completed Request for Renewal Form

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Required documents for filing an application for trademark registration in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us know what are required documents for filing an application for trademark registration in Cambodia?  We have acted on many clients to register trademark in Cambodia. In order to enable us to assist you in filing an application for trademark registration in Cambodia, you need to provide us with the required

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Registration of industrial designs in Cambodia

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Requisite Information: Full name, address and nationality of the applicant; Full name, address and nationality of the inventor; Title of the design; Indication of the kind of products for which the industrial design is to be used; International Classification of the design; Country/office, application number, filing date and the international classification of industrial design of

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Term of Protection for a Registered Design

What is the term of protection for a registered design?  – The registration of industrial design is valid for a period of five (5) years from the filing date; – The registration may be renewed for two further consecutive periods of five (5) years.

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Number, Size of Design Representation and Specimen

What are requirements for the number, size of design representation and specimen?            1. The application shall be accompanied by the following: i.       if the industrial design is two-dimensional, by four graphic representations or four drawings or tracings; or ii.      if the industrial design is three-dimensional, by four graphic representations or four drawings or tracings of

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Filing Language

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What is the filing language?. Applications and any document forming part of an application or any documents shall be in Khmer (National language of Cambodia); Where the applications and related documents were in Khmer or in Languages other than English, it shall be translated in to English for the purpose of searching and examination, and

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Withdrawing and amending applications

 What should we note upon withdrawing and amending applications? 1. The application shall be withdrawn by written declaration submitted to the Registrar and signed by each applicant; 2. The fee related to the application shall not be refunded if the application is withdrawn. 3. Any amendment of application shall be made by writing together with

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Claiming priority rights

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How can  priority rights be claimed for design applications in Cambodia? Design applications may contain claiming the priority of one or more earlier national of Paris Convention or WTO. Where the application contains a Declaration of Claiming Priority, the applicant must furnish a copy of a earlier application certified as correct by the Office that

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Filing applications for registration of designs

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What should we prepare to  file design applications in Cambodia? The applicant should file industrial design application (form No. 1ID) at the Department of Industrial Property, Ministry of industry, Mines and Energy. An application should contain: 1. A request (application); 2. Drawings; 3. Photographs or other adequate graphic representations of the article embodying  the industrial

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Trademark ineligible for registration in Cambodia

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Can your firm provide us some advice on what types of trademark which are ineligible for registration in Cambodia? Yes, we think that Cambodian trademark regulations are also similar to those of ASEAN countries. There are some notes you need to take, especially, on the marks which are not accepted for registration in Cambodia as

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Conditions on which the priority right are based in Cambodia

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Could you let us know the condition on which are based for right of priority in the mark registration in Cambodia? (a) The   applicant  may require  the  filing  priority   by   attaching  to  the application a declaration claiming  the  priority  of  an earlier national or regional application filed by the applicant or his predecessor in title

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Withdrawing a trademark application in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us know when we can withdraw the trademark application in Cambodia? The applicant may withdraw the application at any time.

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Processes after the Cambodian IP Office receives the application

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Can your firm let us know the processes after the Cambodian IP Office receives the application? After receiving the application, the registrar shall execute the following pieces of work: a)      Examine whether the application complies with  the requirements of Article 5 and the Regulations pertaining thereto. b)      Examine  and  determine  whether  the  mark  is  a 

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Trademark applications filed on the same date?

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What if 2 or more trademark applications relating to identical or similar mark which are to be  used on identical or similar goods or services are filed on different dates? Where  two  or  more  mark applications relating to identical or similar mark which are to be  used on identical or similar goods or services are

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Trademark filed on different dates?

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What if 2 or more trademark applications relating to identical or similar mark which are to be  used on identical or similar goods or services are filed on the same date? Where  two  or  more  mark applications relating to identical or similar marks which are to be used on identical or similar goods or services

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Use a registered trademark of other people in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us know how we can use a registered trademark of other people? The use of a  registered mark, in relation to any goods or services for which it has been registered, by any person other than the registered owner shall require the agreement of the latter.

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Institute a court proceedings in trademark matter in Cambodia

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In accordance with your firm’s experience, can the trademark institute a court proceedings upon detecting a person infringes the mark? Yes, he can. The registered owner of a mark shall, in addition to any other rights,      remedies or actions available to him, have the rights to institute court proceedings against any person who infringes the

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Validity of a trademark registration in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us know the validity of a trademark registration in Cambodia? Like other countries, the registration of a mark shall be for a period of ten years from the  filing date of the application for registration.

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Invalidation of a trademark registration in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us know when a cancellation action shall be taken? The Cambodian relevant authority shall have the right to order the cancellation to the registered mark where: a)      The applicant does not apply for renewal of the registered mark within the period prescribed under Article 12.(b) and (d). b)      The owner of

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Removal of a trademark registration from the Register

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Can your firm let us know when a trademark registration in Cambodia is removed out of the Register? Any interested person may request the Cambodian relevant authority to remove a mark from the Register, in respect of any of the goods or services in respect of which it is registered, on the ground that up

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Collective Marks in Cambodia

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Can your firm, KENFOX, please give us some advice on how we can register a collective mark in Cambodia? An application for registration of a collective mark shall designate the mark as a collective mark and shall be accompanied by a copy of the regulations governing the use of the collective mark. The registered owner

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Licensing of trademark in Cambodia

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What important notes we should know about the lisensing agreement in Cambodia? Any license contract concerning the registration of a mark, or an application therefor, shall provide for effective control by the licensor of the quality of the goods or services of the licensee in connection with which the mark is used. If the license

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Trade Names in Cambodia

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What important notes we should know about the trade name in Cambodia? A name or designation may not be used as a trade name if by its nature or the use to which it may be put, is contrary to public order or morality and if, in particular, it is liable to deceive trade circles

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Acts of Unfair Competition in Cambodia

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Can you let us know what acts shall be considered act of unfair competition in Cambodia? The following acts, in particular, shall be deemed to constitute acts of unfair competition: a) All acts of such a nature as to create confusion by any means whatever with the establishment, the goods, or the industrial, commercial or

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IPR Infringement and Remedies in Cambodia

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How is the infringing act determined in Cambodia? An infringement of a registered mark shall consist of the performance of any act in Cambodia by a person other than the owner of the mark and without the agreement of the latter.

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IPR Infringement on well-known trademark and Remedies in Cambodia

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How is the infringing act determined with regard to well-known trademark in Cambodia? An infringement of a registered well-known Mark shall consist of the use of a sign identical with or confusingly similar to the well-known mark without the agreement of the owner of the well-known mark provided that the sign is used: a)  in

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Can your firm let us know whether the court in Cambodia shall grant an injunction to prevent infringement?

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On the request of the owner of the mark or of a licensee if he has requested the owner of the mark to institute court proceedings for specific relief and the owner of the mark has refused or failed to do so, the court may grant an injunction to prevent infringement, an imminent infringement, or

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Border Measures in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us know what required documents and the handling processes for border measure in Cambodia? Any application under Article 35 should be presented in writing and should be accompanied by: a)      an extract from the register of marks; b)      a  statement  of  the  grounds  for  the  application, and in particular the prima

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Can your firm help us proceed with border measure in Cambodia?

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Yes, we can. In accordance with the legal regulations in Cambodia, the owner of any registered trademark may make application to the customs or the competent authorities or court to suspend clearance of goods suspected of being counterfeit by proving that he is the owner of the registered mark.

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Change in Ownership in Cambodia

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Can your firm let us have some important notes about the change of ownership in Cambodia? Any change in  the ownership of  the  registration  of a mark or collective mark, shall be in writing and shall, at the request of any interested party, to the Registrar, be recorded and, published by the Registrar. Such change

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condition on which are based for right of priority in the mark registration in Cambodia

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Could you let us know the condition on which are based for right of priority in the mark registration in Cambodia? (a) The   applicant  may require  the  filing  priority   by   attaching  to  the application a declaration claiming  the  priority  of  an earlier national or regional application filed by the applicant or his predecessor in title

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Type of trademark ineligible for registration in Cambodia

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Can your firm provide us some advice on what types of trademark which are ineligible for registration in Cambodia? Yes, we think that Cambodian trademark regulations are also similar to those of ASEAN countries. There are some notes you need to take, especially, on the marks which are not accepted for registration in Cambodia as

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What are obligations of Applicant upon applying border control measure?

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Beside the obligations referred in Articles 35, 36 and 38 of the Law, applicant is obliged to take responsibility for the means of transportation, warehouse to store the suspended goods. Warehouse should be located in the port premise or in the vicinity of export-import place determined and governed by the competent authority in accordance with

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Can we request a border measure after we register a trademark in Cambodia? Please tell us about customs recordal.

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1. Pursuant to Articles 35 and 36 of the Law and the provisions of the Law on the Governing of Quality and Safety of Goods and Services, the registered mark owner or licensee or his/her legal agents are entitled to file their petitions to the Customs and Excise Department or CAMCONTROL Department to suspend clearance

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We have heard about “hearing” in settlement of a dispute on IP in Cambodia? Please give us some comments.

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1. The DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  shall arrange the hearing, if any interested party or both parties of the dispute request in writing to have the hearing, before making any decision. This request for hearing shall be made before or after one month of the date of submitting complaint or submitting their supporting documents

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How can the Errors be corrected relating to trademark registration in Cambodia?

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Corrections of errors under Article 56 of the Law may be made by the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  upon receipt of a request in writing and subjected to the requirements to which this request has fulfilled and as the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  may consider appropriate, or on the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office)

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Whether the consultation of Register and the Request for Extracting Information from the Register are applied in Cambodia?

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Consultation of the Register shall be permitted. Based on the written request of any interested party, the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  shall make copy of the requested documents from Register and certify it.

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Give us some information on Appointment of Representing Agent and its Address for Service

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The appointment of a legitimate agent shall be made by a Power of Attorney signed by the applicant and shall be duly notarized or authenticated or, if there is more than one, by each applicant.  The address of the representing agent shall be treated as the address for service to which communications to the person

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Is it possible to change the ownership and how about licensing contracts?

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1. The request for a change of ownership, allowed under Article 48 of the Law shall be made, to the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides , in the Form prescribed in the Prakas of the Ministry of Commerce, and shall be subject to payment of the fee prescribed in the Joint Prakas of the Ministry

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What are procedures for Change of Name, Address or Address for Service in Cambodia?

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1. The request for the change of name, nationality, address or address for service (communication) on the application for registration of a mark or on the record of a registered mark shall be made in writing and shall be accompanied by the fee prescribed in the Joint Prakas of the Ministry of Economy and Finance

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What grounds can we request a invalidation action against a trademark registration in Cambodia and removal?

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1. Pursuant to Articles 10(c), 13 and 15 of the Law, interested party is entitled to request for invalidation of the registration of a mark even the ninety (90) days grace period has been lapsed and even after the publication in the Official Gazette. 2. Pursuant to Article 13(b) of the Law, the DIPR (Cambodian

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Please tell us some conditions which the applicant must be subject to upon applying for a collective mark in Cambodia?

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Articles 9 to 22 of this Sub-Decree shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to collective mark subject to the following conditions: 1. The acceptance of an application for registration of a collective mark shall be made, unless in the application for registration, the mark has been designated as a collective mark, and unless the application is accompanied

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Could you give us some advice on renewal of trademark registration in Cambodia?

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1. The application for renewal of the registration of a mark under Article 12(b) of the Law may be made within six (06) months preceding the expiry of the registration and this application shall be signed by the registered mark owner or his/her representing agent. 2. The renewal can be done subject to the payment

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Request for endorsement at the back of the Trademark Registration in Cambodia

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In Cambodia, as far as we know, an Affidavit of Use or Non-Use of Mark and Proof are required for a trademark registration, especially after the fifth year of the registration. Must the trademark owner file a request for endorsement at the back of the Trademark Registration in Cambodia? 1. In order to maintain or

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Can a third party file an opposition in Cambodia? The process of an opposition in Cambodia?

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1. Within ninety (90) days starting from the date of publication, the notice of opposition of any person relevant to the registration of a mark under Article 10 (c) of the Law shall be made in the Form prescribed by the Ministry of Commerce and accompanied by supporting evidence. 2. Pursuant to Article 10 (e)

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Could you provide us with some advice on acceptance of application, registration of mark, Publication and the issuance of Certificate in Cambodia?

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1. If the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  accepts the application unconditionally or accepts it subject to any conditions or limitations to which the applicant does not object, the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  shall register the mark and issue to the applicant a certificate of registration, and publish this registration. 2. The DIPR (Cambodian

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What can the trademark applicant in Cambodia do with the refusal of application or Conditional Acceptance of the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) is given?

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1-. If, after hearing or after consideration on the applicant’s amendments or observations in writing, the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides  still refuses the application or accepts it subject to any amendments, modifications, disclaimers or limitations or other conditions to which the applicant objects to this refusal or conditional acceptance, he/she shall communicate his/her refusal

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How, in Cambodia, is the objection to or conditional Acceptance of application and hearing given?

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1. If, upon examination in accordance with Article 8 (a) of the Law, the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides to make objection to the application for registration of a mark, he/she shall notify the applicant in writing of this objections with all detailed information relevant to this decision and requests the applicant to amend the

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How the Cambodian IP Office mark the applications and provide the filing date?

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1. The IP Office in Cambodia shall mark, on each document of the application, the actual date of receipt and the serial application number consisting of the letters KH, slant, and at least five-digit number allotted in the sequential number together with the last two numbers of the year in which the application are received.

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We would like to ask whether we could withdraw the application in Cambodia?

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Withdrawal of the application shall be made by written declaration signed by the applicant or his/her legitimate representing agent and submitted to the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides . The application fee shall not be refunded if the application is withdrawn.

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Can we ask the Cambodian IP Office to provide a copy of earlier application?

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Yes, you can. The period of three (03) months, starting from the date of request by the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides , shall be granted to the applicant to submit the certified copy of the earlier application.

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Is it possible to claim priority upon filing a trademark application in Cambodia? Declaration of Priority and Translation of Earlier Application

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1. It is possible to claim priority right in Cambodia when applying for a trademark. The trademark applicant needs to provide the The application may contain a declaration claiming the priority, as provided for in the Paris Convention, of an earlier national or regional application filed by the applicant or his/her predecessor in title, in

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Do we need to provide the transliteration and translation of the Mark in Cambodia?

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Upon the DIPR (Cambodian IP Office) decides ‘s requirement, where a mark consists of a word or words in characters other than Khmer or Roman, filling in application form, and the additional reproductions of the mark shall be accompanied by a sufficient word by word written scripts, transliteration and translation of such words, stating the

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Tell us about the submission of Reproduction of Mark

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The application must contain a clear durable graphic reproduction of the mark, which shall not be more than eight by eight centimeter attached in the space provided for on the Form. In all cases, reproduction of mark shall describe all detailed particulars for which those particulars will be required whenever deems necessary by the DIPR

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What is important note we need to know for an application for registration of a trademark in Cambodia?

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The trademark applicant needs to file a separate application for each class of goods or services in Cambodia. Multi-class application in Cambodia is not permitted. The application for the registration of a mark shall be made on the Form prescribed in the Prakas (Declaration) of the Ministry of Commerce and shall be signed by the

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We wonder whether Cambodia IP Office adopts Nice classification for trademark registration? Classification of Marks

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Cambodia IP Office also adopts “International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks” for all purposes relating to the registration and publication of marks.

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Yahoo sues Facebook over alleged patent infringement

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Yahoo on Monday filed a lawsuit against Facebook, claiming that the social network company has infringed ten of its patents. The patents in dispute cover areas including advertising, privacy, messaging and social networking, according to court papers posted on the technology blog AllThingsD. “Facebook’s use of Yahoo’s patented technologies has increased Facebook’s revenue and market

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Apple broke the agreement brand

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After a number of online stores suspended sales of Apple’s iPad, the US tech giant accused Proview Technology of not honoring its agreement to transfer the rights to use the trademark for the product in China. Many Chinese online stores, including Amazon China and Gome, pulled the iPad after local administrations of industry and commerce

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History of IP in Cambodia

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History of IP in Cambodia

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