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      Launch of the soft opening period to refile marks in Myanmar

      Published on 28 Aug 2020 | 2 min read

      Today, the Ministry of Commerce of Myanmar has issued its notification no. 63/2020 dated 28 August 2020 announcing the launch date of the soft-opening period for refiling trade marks. We are delighted to inform that the soft-opening period will start on Thursday 1 October 2020.

      The refiling requirements, depending on whether the mark to refile was recorded or used in Myanmar, are as follows:
       

       

      Recorded mark

      Used mark

      1.

      Specimen of the mark

      Class and list of goods/services

      2.

      Recorded Declaration of Ownerships (DOO)

      Evidence of actual use of the mark in Myanmar

      3.

      Published Cautionary notice

      Evidence of promotional activities featuring the mark

      4.

      Class and list of goods/services

      Tax receipt showing use of the mark

      5.

      Evidence of assignment or name change if the applicant is different from the one mentioned in the DOO

      Any other documents showing any use of the mark

      6.

      Evidence of use of the mark in Myanmar

       

      7.

      Evidence of promotional activities featuring the mark

       

      8.

      Tax receipt showing use of the mark

       

      9.

      Any other documents showing any use of the mark

       

       

      Note: Documents 5 to 9 in the above table are not compulsory.
       
      Marks which will be re-applied for additional or other goods/services than those for which they are already registered, the additional goods/services will not be accepted by the Registrar. Trade marks that don’t qualify for refiling during the soft opening period will only be able to be filed after the soft opening period.
       
      For any enquiries please contact our Myanmar team.

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