We have already informed you that the New Trademark Law has been enacted in Myanmar on 30 January 2019 and the trademark owners who registered their marks under current system, who intend to re-file under new trademark law to obtain the rights granted by new law, should prepare in advance to get ready when new trademark law is enforced. Subsequently we received the response from many applicants...

Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks Accession by the Federative Republic of Brazil The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments and has the honor to notify the deposit by the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil, on July 2, 2019, of its instrument of accession to the...

  JOIN US IN TAIPEI WIPF & APAA 2019 Dear Colleagues We will be attending 1/ The 7th Edition of World Intellectual Property Forum from Nov 6th to Nov 8th, 2019 in TAIPEI 2/ The 70th Council Meeting of APAA from Nov 9th to Nov 12th, 2019 in TAIPEI If you have any queries on IP matters in Vietnam, please feel free to contact us at This email address is being...

Towards the end of last month, the new law on tax administration was finally approved by the National Assembly. The new law will take effect from July next year, except for its provisions on invoices and e-documents, which will come into force on 1 July 2022. This constitutes a major change to the tax regime in Vietnam. The law includes new provisions focusing on tax risk management,...

WASHINGTON – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced a new rule requiring all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants, and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings to be represented by an attorney who is licensed to practice law in the United State. The requirement applies to all trademark applicants, registrants, and parties whose...