Myanmar keyword: Design and Patents Act

July 9, 2024

Myanmar’s Patent Law, enacted as the 2019 Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7, has recently come into force, marking a significant step forward in aligning the country’s intellectual property (IP) framework with international standards. Effective from May 31, 2024, this law introduces comprehensive provisions for patent rights protection, fostering innovation and supporting economic development. To qualify […]

December 2, 2017

The protection of industrial design is concerned with safeguarding the visual aspects of your products, as opposed to its functional properties, from unlicensed use. Conceptually, industrial design protection has been in the statute books since the Design and Patents Act 1945 (the “1945 Act”). However, despite the 1945 Act legislating for a controller of patents and […]