TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN MYANMAR: UPDATE JUNE 2023

31/05/2023 - 1281 views

In the dynamic business landscape of Myanmar, protecting your intellectual property is important for the success of your brand. In this article, Ageless delve into trademark registration in Myanmar, providing insights into the latest updated procedures. We specifically focus on the trademark registration process during the Grand Opening period from April 26, 2023 and highlight the workflow and necessary documents to secure your trademark rights.

 

I. Trademark Registration in Myanmar: Understanding the Changes

In Myanmar, the trademark registration system has undergone significant changes, with distinct periods and procedures for establishing trademark rights. These changes signify a more comprehensive trademark registration system in Myanmar, ensuring better protection for marks in this market. You can find out more details through the summary table below:

 

 

Thus, since the Grand Opening period is started, the “First-to-File” principle applies, granting priority to the first applicant to file the trademark in Myanmar. Take advantage of this opportunity to safeguard your trademark in Myanmar.

Note:

The above summary is updated upon the latest notification dated April 16, 2023, of the Myanmar Trademark Office.

 

II. Trademark registration in Myanmar in the Grand Opening 

1. Trademark Registration work flow

 

                          Source: Department of Intellectual Property of Myanmar

 

2. Quotation 

The registration fee for registering of the trademark in Myanmar will depend on the number of trademarks, number of classes and items of goods/services. Please feel free to contact us for the best quotation    

 

3. Required Document 

For filing new trademark applications in Myanmar to obtain the earliest priority date, trademark owners should prepare the below documents:

Specification of goods/services under The Nice Classification.

Notarized TM2, Power of Attorney, form.

– A specimen of the trademark in  a JPEG file preferably with a minimum resolution of 600 dpi;

– Company/Corporation registration number and legal entity type of the Applicant.

 

At Ageless IP Attorneys & Consultants, we specialize in providing comprehensive services of trademark registration in Myanmar. Our team of legal experts is well-versed in the local laws and regulations. With our expertise, we can assist you throughout the registration process in this emerging market. Should you have any further questions on trademark in Myanmar as well as other IP matters in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at info@ageless.vn

 

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