Duration of Protection and Renewal
Filing an affidavit of use or non-use
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
1. Full name,
address and nationality of the Applicant.
2. International classification of
goods and services (if known).
3. List of
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).
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
DURATION OF PROTECTION AND
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
1. A notarized Power of Attorney (A copy is acceptable
at filing but the original is submitted within 3 months from the filing
2. The original Certificate of Registration of the Mark and 20 prints
of the registered mark.
FILING AN AFFIDAVIT OF USE OR NON-USE
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
A signed Affidavit of Use or Non-use.
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
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
3. The original Certificate of Registration of Trademark.
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.