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, or both.
Repeat offenders are subject to up to double these penalties. Where the defendant is a juristic person (such as a company), the managing director, manager or representative can be criminally prosecuted, unless they can prove they neither knew of, nor consented to the infringement