Patent & Trade Mark

ASEAN: Why you should consider trade mark protection

Date: 26 February 2018
Author: Joanne Martin

ASEAN is a region of rapidly developing economies. For companies who wish to enter the Asian and ASEAN markets, whether for product manufacture or sales of products and services, the most effective strategy is to file key marks very early.

South East Asia is a complex region with many and varied laws and processes, which can seem daunting. The table here identifies the key variations between the countries respecting first to file jurisdictions or recognition of trade mark rights resulting from use, enforcement, and timeframes to examination.

FB Rice has a wealth of knowledge and experience for protection of trade marks in Asia and the ASEAN region. Together with first class associates on the ground in each country, we take the headache out of obtaining trade mark protection, streamline the complex processes and ensure the best possible registration outcomes.

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Tags:  ASEAN, trade marks, south east asia, ASEAN region, Joanne Martin, FB Rice, first to file, trade mark protection, registration, AANZFTA Treaty

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