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Abacus IP is a full-service intellectual property agency in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Serving local and international clients in all facets of IP prosecution, we have years of expertise helping innovators and businesses protect what matters most.


Abacus IP has a depth of experience in the prosecution and enforcement of trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyrights, and other forms of intellectual property in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

We pride ourselves on our expertise in local law and practice, first-class responsiveness, and attention to detail.

Cambodian Intellectual Property News

The Ten Types of Trademarks in Cambodia

Trademarks in Cambodia can be categorized into ten broad classes, covering both the traditional marks (words, logos) as well as non-traditional marks like the product shape, architectural designs, and holograms. The key criteria is that it must be visible - Article 2(a) of the Trademark Law states…

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Trademarks in Architecture: The State of Cambodian Law

Two pending trademark applications for architectural designs raise the question of the scope of trademark protection for building designs in Cambodia. Many jurisdictions around the world recognize trademark rights in both specific elements of a building - such as an iconic statute, door, or spire -…

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Webinar: Trade Mark Protection for EU SMEs in Cambodia’s Fashion and Textile Industry

  Join Mr. Pheng Thea, Principal of Abacus IP and the IPR SME Helpdesk expert in Cambodia, to learn about practical IP steps to be taken related to  trademark protection in Cambodia. This presentation is complemented by case studies and a live Q&A session where all questions raised by the…

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Validation of Chinese Patents in Cambodia

Under a recent Memorandum of Understanding between the Cambodian Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH) and the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO), Chinese invention patents may be validated by filing the necessary documents and payment of the prescribed fee, thereby extending…

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Acceleration of Japanese Patent Applications in Cambodia

An applicant for a Japanese patent that has been filed in Cambodia may request for acceleration of their Cambodian patent application under the Cooperation for Facilitating Patent Grant (CPG). According to the Prakas (Declaration) on the Implementation of the CPG, the request for acceleration of…

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