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How did “DING TEA” milk tea win the brand battle in Cambodia?

Download 1. Cambodia is an emerging market that attracts substantial foreign investment in Southeast Asia. Every year, tens of thousands of trademark applications are filed directly in Cambodia or through the Madrid system, and millions of registered trademarks have been published in the national register. Therefore, securing a trademark registration in Cambodia is not a simple course of action, because it is very easy for a mark to be deemed confusingly similar to an earlier mark, not to mention the fact that many trademark applications may be rigidly refused by the examiner. Then, without the support of IP attorneys with extensive...

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Profit from Original Industrial Designs in Cambodia

Download 1. Industrial Design in Cambodia is protected under the Law on Patents, Utility Models Certificates and Industrial Design.  According to this Law, protection is provided for a period of five years and can be renewed for two consecutive periods of five years.  Application has to be submitted to the Registrar of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy and has to be published in order to provide an opportunity for a third party to oppose the registration.  Since Cambodia is a member of the Paris Convention, a priority claim is affordable and the priority date is the date of first filing...

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