The Myanmar’s Trademark Law (TML) was finally passed by the Union Parliament of Myanmar (PyidaungsuHtuttaw) on 24th January 2019. The TML has been sent to the President for his approval and signature before it becomes effective on the day of its publication in the official gazette. Once the TML comes into force, it will establish a new regime of trademark system of Myanmar. Currently Myanmar...

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On January 8, 2019, the government of Vietnam issued Decision No. 02/2019/QD-TTg (Decision 02) amending and annulling some regulations of Decision No. 11/2017/QD-TTg (Decision 11) on the mechanism for encouraging the development of solar power in Vietnam. Decision 02 took immediate effect upon its issuance. Below are some notable points of Decision 02. Change in trading method for rooftop solar...

From January 01, 2019: Vietnam applies new Nice list of Goods/Services for Trademark Registrations   The Vietnamese version of the Nice Classification 11th Edition - version 2019 (NCL 11-2019), translated by the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) from the English version published by WIPO, will be applied to the classification of goods and services for trademark...

On January 2, 2019, Myanmar's Ministry of Planning and Finance issued an announcement inviting local and foreign insurers to submit their Expressions of Interest (EOIs) and/or Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for carrying out life and non-life insurance businesses in the country. Successful EOIs and RFPs will ultimately lead to the grant of licenses to operate in the jurisdiction. The following...