Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - US hot on trademark

US hot on trademark

US hot on trademark

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) says Cambodia, as a World Trade Organization

member, needs to toughen its trademark infringement laws. Keo Remy, deputy chief

of a parliamentary committee overseeing financial and economic matters, said the

USPTO had met with the committee urging Cambodia to create more laws to safeguard

the commercial environment and especially trademark problems, according to DPA. Remy

told the USPTO that, although trademark violations such as pirated CDs were a problem,

Cambodia was a transit point rather than a major producer of goods violating trademark

laws.

MOST VIEWED

  • ‘Life goes on’ if Cambodia loses Everything But Arms

    Cambodia's business sector is exploring ways to mitigate any fallout from a possible loss of access to the EU’s Everything But Arms (EBA) agreement as talks continue before the 28-member bloc makes a final decision. The EU monitoring process is set to conclude in

  • Nesat beach: A magnet drawing tourists to the Kingdom’s coastline

    A white sandy beach lined by countless coconut trees awaits travellers off Cambodia’s southwest coast in Koh Kong province’s Srae Ambel district, about 170km from Phnom Penh. Over the past few years Nesat beach – a name inspired by a nearby fishing village – has

  • PM: Workers must train for Industry 4.0

    Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged the Kingdom’s workforce to seek more technical training and strengthen their skills if they are to avoid job losses resulting from the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Hun Sen said the fourth industrial revolution is like a double-edged sword that

  • Huawei applies for OS trademark in Cambodia

    China's Huawei Technologies Co has applied to trademark the “Hongmeng” operating system (OS) in a number of countries including Cambodia in a bid to launch its homegrown operating system as a replacement for the Android OS, Reuters has reported. Huawei has applied to trademark the “