Day: December 12, 2019

New Trademark Registration System in Myanmar to Begin Soon.

The long-awaited trademark filing and registration system in Myanmar is expected to be over as the Trademark Office in Myanmar would be formally installed at end of December 2019. The new Myanmar Trademark Law, 2019 will be implemented in two phases, as outlined below: Phase 1: Soft Opening This phase is expected to commence end …

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Data Exclusivity In Malaysia, Why?, How? And When?

In order prevent the incidence of unfair competition that arises from the use of proprietary test data by manufacturers of generic drugs to gain marketing approval in a given jurisdiction, the TRIPS agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO) recognizes pre-clinical and clinical data among others, as data that should be subjected to exclusive use …

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File a Single International Application to Secure and Expand your Trademark Protection in Multiple Territories as Malaysia Accedes to the Madrid Protocol

Following the passing of the Trademarks Bill 2019 in the lower House of Parliament on 2 July 2019, Malaysia has completed the instrument of Madrid’s protocols in the WIPO headquarters on 27 September 2019. This much awaited and long overdue participation made Malaysia the 106th member of Madrid’s protocols and will be in effect in …

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