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LAWS

 

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

 

  • Law on Patents, Utility Models and Industrial Designs (2003) (EN/KH)
  • Law on Copyright and Related Rights (2003) (EN)
  • Law concerning Marks, Trade Names and Acts of Unfair Competition of the Kingdom of Cambodia (2002) (EN)

 

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

 

  • Criminal Code of the Kingdom of Cambodia (2010) (KH)
  • Law on Customs of The Kingdom of Cambodia (2007) (EN)
  • Code of Criminal Procedure of the Kingdom of Cambodia (2007) (EN)
  • Code of Civil Procedure of July 2006 (2006) (KH)
  • The Commercial Arbitration Law of the Kingdom of Cambodia (2006) (EN)
  • Law on Commercial Enterprises (2005) (EN)
  • Sub-decree Respecting Implementation of Cultural Heritage Protection (2002) (EN)
  • Law on the Management of Quality and Safety of Products and Services (2000) (EN)
  • Law of January 25, 1996 on the Protection of Cultural Heritage (1996) (EN)
  • Law of June 17, 1996 on the Management of Pharmaceuticals (1996) (EN)

 

IMPLEMENTING RULES/REGULATIONS

 

Intellectual Property

 

  • Prakas on the Procedures for the Registration and Protection of Marks of Goods which include a Geographical Indication (2009) (EN)
  • Regulation on Post Clearance Audit by Customs and Excise Department (2008) (EN)
  • Prakas (Declaration) on the Procedure for the Grant of Patents and Utility Model Certificates (2007) (EN)
  • Sub-Decree on the Implementation of the Law concerning Mark, Trade Names and Acts of Unfair Competition of the Kingdom of Cambodia (2006) (EN)
  • Regulation No. 1045 on Cambodian Standard CS 001-2000 on the Labeling of Food Products (2000) (EN)
  • Prakas on Registration of Industrial Products (2000) (EN)
  • Sub-Decree on the Standards and Management of Agricultural Materials (1998) (EN)

 

 

TREATY MEMBERSHIP

 

WIPO-Administered Treaties (Entry into force of the Treaty for the Contracting Party

Summary Table of Membership of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Treaties Administered by WIPO, plus UPOV, WTO and UN

 

  • Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (February 25, 2017)
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty (December 8, 2016)
  • Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (June 5, 2015) (EN)
  • Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (September 22, 1998) (EN)
  • Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (July 25, 1995) (EN)

 

IP-related Multilateral Treaties (Entry into force of the Treaty for the Contracting Party)

 

  • Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (March 5, 2018) (EN)
  • Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from their Utilization to the Convention on Biological Diversity (April 19, 2015) (EN)
  • Second Protocol to the Hague Convention of 1954 for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (December 17, 2013) (EN)
  • Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (January 19, 2013) (EN)
  • Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage (January 2, 2009) (EN)
  • Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions 2005 (December 19, 2007) (EN)
  • Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (November 23, 2006) (EN)
  • Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (September 13, 2006) (EN)
  • WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (February 13, 2006) (EN)
  • International Plant Protection Convention (October 2, 2005) (EN)
  • Agreement for the establishment of the Global Crop Diversity Trust (May 6, 2005) (EN)
  • Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (February 16, 2005) (EN)
  • Agreement establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO) (October 13, 2004) (EN)
  • World Trade Organization (WTO) – Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (1994) (October 13, 2004) (EN)
  • International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (June 29, 2004) (EN)
  • Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety to the Convention on Biological Diversity (December 16, 2003) (EN)
  • Vienna Convention for the Protection of the Ozone Layer (September 25, 2001) (EN)
  • Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the protection of victims of international armed conflicts (July 14, 1998) (EN)
  • Protocol (II) Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (July 14, 1998) (EN)
  • United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification in Those Countries Experiencing Serious Drought and/or Desertification, Particularly in Africa (November 16, 1997) (EN)
  • United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (March 17, 1996) (EN)
  • Convention on Biological Diversity (May 10, 1995) (EN)
  • International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (August 26, 1992) (EN)
  • Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (February 28, 1992) (EN)
  • Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property (December 26, 1972) (EN)
  • Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (July 4, 1962) (EN)
  • Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict (July 4, 1962) (EN)
  • Convention (I) for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field (June 8, 1959) (EN)
  • Convention (II) for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea (June 8, 1959) (EN)
  • Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War (June 8, 1959) (EN)
  • Convention (IV) relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War (June 8, 1959) (EN)
  • Convention on International Civil Aviation (February 15, 1956) (EN)
  • Protocol 1 annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention as signed at Geneva on 6 September 1952 concerning the application of that Convention to works of stateless persons and refugees (September 16, 1955) (EN)
  • Protocol 2 annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention as signed at Geneva on 6 September 1952 concerning the application of that Convention the works of certain international organizations (September 16, 1955) (EN)
  • Universal Copyright Convention of 6 September 1952, with Appendix Declaration relating to Article XVII and Resolution concerning Article XI (September 16, 1955) (EN)
  • Protocol 3 annexed to the Universal Copyright Convention as signed at Geneva on 6 September 1952 concerning the effective date of instruments of ratification or acceptance of or accession to that Convention (August 19, 1954) (EN)
  • Convention and Statute on Freedom of Transit (November 9, 1953) (EN)
  • Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific and Cultural Materials (May 21, 1952) (EN)

 

Regional Economic Integration Treaties (Entry into force of the Treaty for the Contracting Party)

 

  • Agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (January 4, 2011) (EN)
  • ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (May 17, 2010) (EN)
  • Agreement on the Common Effective Preferential Tariff Scheme for the ASEAN Free Trade Area (January 28, 1992) (EN)

 

IP-relevant Bilateral Treaties (Entry into force of the Treaty for the Contracting Party)

 

  • Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Partnership among Japan and Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (December 1, 2009) (EN)
  • Agreement between Japan and the Kingdom of Cambodia for the Liberalization, Promotion and Protection of Investment (July 31, 2008) (EN)
  • Agreement between the United States of America and the Kingdom of Cambodia on Trade Relations and Intellectual Property Rights Protection (October 25, 1996) (EN)

 

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