Region: Cambodia

Online marketplaces in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

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In the latest instalment in our regular series identifying digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to three nations in Southeast Asia.

04 October 2021

From IP beneficiary to trendsetter: Cambodia records first GI through WIPO Geneva Act

Kampot Pepper is the first geographical indication to be recorded through the Geneva Act of WIPO’s Lisbon System. Experts argue that the move marks Cambodia’s transition to IP innovator.

28 January 2021

Cost versus quality – how to pick a local partner for trademark work in Cambodia

Cambodia is fast becoming an important market. Speaking with local practitioners, WTR highlights the factors to consider before engaging a Cambodian firm, either directly or to conduct work on behalf of clients.

01 July 2020

Changes to the requirements for filing affidavits of use/non-use

Commencing from May 2020, Cambodia’s Department of Intellectual Property Rights has implemented new requirements for filing an affidavit of use/non-use. This update outlines what trademark owners should know when filing such affidavits.

11 June 2020

Recordal of licence and franchise agreements in Cambodia: what you need to know

Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce has recently issued a ministerial decree which regulates the recordal of licence and franchise agreements in the country.

28 May 2020

Scotch Whisky GI protection in Cambodia, Cuba joins TMview, and Frozen 2 lawsuit: news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the Chinese Supreme Court ordering Muji to pay $89,000, US Customs cracking down on fake handbags, the EUIPO inviting comments on its trademark evidence project, and much more.

17 December 2019

Six counterfeit hotspots in Cambodia that brand owners should be aware of

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In the latest edition of our series on marketplaces that reportedly engage in the trade of counterfeit goods, we head to the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia.

23 October 2019

Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Cambodia

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting: A Global Guide 2019

Cambodia has no customs recordal system in place. If a rights holder uses an exclusive distributor in Cambodia, it may register an exclusive distributorship with the Department of IP Rights. Once the registration is accepted, it can be forwarded to Customs.

14 May 2019

E-sports influencers, first GI registration in Cambodia, and ICANN phishing campaign: news digest

In our latest edition, we look at a study on fakes being sold around Mother’s Day, CompuMark and WebTMS partnering up, Louis Vuitton seeking legal action against a Chinese entity, and much more.

07 May 2019

IP attorney rock stars, NFL partners with London Police and French protesters see orange over plain packaging: news round-up

In this round-up, we look at the fourth country to bring into force plain packaging on tobacco products, a trademark technology start-up’s €3 million in new funding, and much more.

06 October 2017

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