Myanmar – IP Law Developments

Background Myanmar has no devoted law on trademarks. In Myanmar, registration of a trademark is possible through “Declaration of Ownership of Trademark” in the Office of the Registration of Deeds under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation and Assurances. The Inspector General of Registration supports this process under the section 18(f) of the Registration Act of 1909. To publicize the registration, a cautionary notice is published in local newspaper which describes the details of related trademark. Process In order to register a trademark in Myanmar, the below described process has to be followed: A prior mark search has to... Read More