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Trademark in Cambodia

General Information

Filing Requirements

Duration of Protection and Renewal

Filing an affidavit of use or non-use

Assignment

Licensing


GENERAL INFORMATION


Cambodia is a member country of the Paris Convention and the Nice Agreement. An application for registration or renewal of a trademark/service mark in Cambodia shall cover only one trademark in one class of goods or services. The time necessary for registration is around 4-6 months.


FILING REQUIREMENTS


Information:


1. Full name, address and nationality of the Applicant.

2. International classification of goods and services (if known).

3. List of goods/services.


Documents:


1. A notarized Power of Attorney (A copy is acceptable at filing but the original is submitted within 3 months from the filing date).

2. 20 specimens of the mark (the size of the specimen should not be smaller than 5x5 cm and no larger than 10x10 cm).

3. A Declaration claiming the priority rights under the Paris Convention (if applicable - required at filing).

4. A certified copy of the Regulations governing the use of the mark (where the mark is collective mark - required at filing).


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DURATION OF PROTECTION AND RENEWAL

The term of protection of trademark in Cambodia is 10 years from the date of filing (or from the priority date, if any). The registered mark is renewable for unlimited times, each of 10 years. A registered mark may be canceled, upon the request of a third party, on the grounds that the mark has not been used by the owner or has not been transferred to others for use within the 5 years prior to the point one month previous to the filing date of the request for cancellation, without indicating the special circumstances preventing the use of the mark.

Documents Required for renewal:

1. A notarized Power of Attorney (A copy is acceptable at filing but the original is submitted within 3 months from the filing date).
2. The original Certificate of Registration of the Mark and 20 prints of the registered mark.

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FILING AN AFFIDAVIT OF USE OR NON-USE

To avoid cancellation of the registered mark, the registrant must file an Affidavit of use or non-use within one year following the 5th of the date of registration with a fee prescribed by law.

Documents Required for Filing an Affidavit:

A signed Affidavit of Use or Non-use.
The original Certificate of Trademark Registration.

Note: One Affidavit can only be used for recordal of use or non-use of one registered mark in one class of goods or services.

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ASSIGNMENT


1. A notarized Power of Attorney (A copy is acceptable at filing but the original is submitted within 2 months from the filing date).

2. An original or a certified copy of the Assignment Agreement, including appendix or appendices (if any).

3. The original Certificate of Registration of Trademark.


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LICENSING


1. A notarized Power of Attorney.

2. An original or a certified copy of the License Agreement, including appendix or appendices.

3. A certified copy of the Certificate of Trademark Registration.

 
 
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