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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.

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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.

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PCT National Phase Entry in Cambodia: The Essentials

  In 2016, Cambodia became the 151st member of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, allowing entry into national phase in Cambodia for international patent applications. The Designated (or Elected) Office in Cambodia under the PCT is the Department of Industrial Property of Cambodia of the Ministry…

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Cambodian Patents: Six Paths to Registration

Since enactment of the Cambodian patent law in 2003, Cambodia has entered into cooperation agreements with four foreign patent offices, as well as joining the Patent Cooperation Treaty in 2016. Aside from filing of a direct application with the Cambodian Patent Office, applicants can take advantage…

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Trademark Cancellation for Non-Use in Cambodia

Trademark cancellation for non-use in Cambodia is one of the most common grounds for having a mark removed from the Register. As Cambodia is a first-to-file system, trademark applicants do not need to be using the mark at the time of application, nor is there a requirement to prove any intent to…

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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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