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Webinar: Trade Mark Protection and Intellectual Property-Related Updates in Laos (Co-Organised with ECCIL)

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1. Event Details: 
Event type: Webinar
Date: 28 April 2021
Time: 10:00 AM (CEST) / 3:00 PM (ICT)
Venue: Online

2. Programme Synopsis:
The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk in collaboration with the European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL) is organising a Webinar on Trade Mark Protection & Enforcement and Intellectual Property-Related Updates in Laos. The aim of this webinar is to improve awareness among EU SMEs and public & private stakeholders on the recent IP changes, as well as promote the need to improve their protection following EU best practices.

Mr. Dino Santaniello, External Expert of the South-East Asia IP SME and Head of Tilleke & Gibbins's office in Laos will give an overview of the main topic and then discuss several practical case studies/ examples in SEA. After the keynote presentation, there will be a Q&A addressing all the questions that the audience might have. 

3. Programme Content:

  • Protecting your trade marks in Laos:
    • Brief overview of the legal framework concerning trade marks in Laos.
    • Which trade marks can be protected in Laos.
    • How to Register a trade mark in Laos (national application and international application).
  • Focus on parallel imports and license agreements:
    • Is parallel import authorised in Laos?
    • Is the registration of a license agreement mandatory in Laos?
  • Trade mark enforcement:
    • Overview of the available options.
  • Case studies/examples in Laos.
  • Recent updates on intellectual property.
  • intellectual property | trademark | patent
  • -
  • Live streaming available

Practical information

South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk & European Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Lao PDR (ECCIL)
Entrance fee
Free of charge