Any amendment of trademark in Laos in respect of the ownership of the registered mark or registered mark is required to be recorded in Laos to have the change effected.
1. Required documents for amendment of trademark in Laos
Applications for amendment of Trademark Certificate(s) must be filed with the Laos Department of Intellectual Property and the following documents are required:
(i) An original notarized Bilingual Power of Attorney (POA) in the owner’s new name and/or address;
(ii) An original notarized Declaration reflecting the change of name and/or address (in case of amendment of ownership);
(iii) Concerning copy Certificate of trademark registration.
One original notarized POA and Declaration of change of name and/or address are sufficient for all marks/ classes in the same registrant.
2. Cost for amendment of trademark in Laos
The package cost including both official fees and all inclusive attorney’s and disbursements for the recordal of amendment of trademark in Laos.
3. Time frame
It takes approximately 10 – 12 months from the filing date to complete the recordal.
The Laos Department of Intellectual Property will issue the Acknowledgement for recordal of change of name and/or address to confirm the change.
More information about trademark practice in Laos can be found HERE.
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