Intellectual Property in Laos: Registration, Protection, Commercialization

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March 1, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Laos office is pleased to publish a new guide, Intellectual Property in Laos: Registration, Protection, Commercialization, for business operators who are new to the country. The publication provides a useful introduction to IP registration, commercialization, and management in Laos, and covers the following important topics:

  • Trademarks: Definition; registration; validity; cancellation; licensing; and well-known marks.
  • Patents: Definitions; registration; scope of protection; validity; and licensing.
  • Industrial Designs: Definition; registration; scope of protection; validity; and licensing.
  • Copyright: Definition; registration; and validity.
  • Trade Secrets: Definition; rights; protection; and validity.
  • Enforcement: Infringement; penalties; and mediation.
  • Intellectual Asset Management Program: Purpose and benefits.

To access the guide, please click on the PDF below.