Tag: MYANMAR

Myanmar’s New Trademark Law

Early 2019 witnessed an introduction of a number of Intellectual Property Laws in Myanmar. A new Trademark Law and a new Industrial Design Law were enacted on January 30, 2019. This was followed by the enactments of a new Patent Law on March 11 and Copyright Law on May 24. Among all these new enactments, … Continue reading Myanmar’s New Trademark Law

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Evolution of Intellectual Property Protection in Myanmar

On February 15, Upper house (Amyothar Hluttaw) Parliament of the Union of Myanmar adopted Trademark and Geographical Indication Bill, Industrial Design Bill, Patent Bill and Copyright Bill. Amendments were made in Copyright bill by Lower house (Pyithu Hluttaw) which was returned to Upper house on Sept. 12. The approval process of the same is now … Continue reading Evolution of Intellectual Property Protection in Myanmar

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The Budding Patent Law in Myanmar

Myanmar, also known as Burma, a least developed country in mainland South-East Asia, is still in its embryonic phase of Intellectual Property Laws. The country is not presently a signatory to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property or any other treaty protecting patents. The Burma Patents and Designs (Emergency Provisions) Act 1946 … Continue reading The Budding Patent Law in Myanmar

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