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A Little Obscure But Interesting Nonetheless – Laos Updates Trademark Laws

Deacons Law Firm writes for Lexology…..¬†A new intellectual property law in Laos took effect on 9 June 2018. This replaced the former regime on trade mark registration which dates back to 20 December 2011. The reform has brought about a number of firsts and it aims to transform the current registration framework into a more … Read more

Trademark Law Roundup: 29 September 2017

In this week’s trademark roundup. Argentina raises registration costs. Unsurprisingly, trademark knowledge in Laos is somewhat lacking, according to a Xinhua report. SpaceX have registered a name for their¬†planned satellite broadband network and finally we manage to get a Frank Zappa trademark dispute into the mix.   Title: Argentina trademark fees set to increase upwards … Read more