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Intellectual property protection in Cambodia

Intellectual Property in Cambodia

1. Cambodia general info

Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia, is a country located in the Southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is 181,035 square kilometers (69,898 square miles) in area, bordered by Thailand to the Northwest, Laos to the Northeast, Vietnam to the East, and the Gulf of Thailand to the Southwest.

International Country Code:  KH

Time zone:   UTC+7                              

Currency:    Cambodian Riel (KHR)

See brief information about Patent registration in Cambodia (non-PCT)

See brief information about Patent registration in Cambodia (PCT national phase)

See brief information about Trademark registration in Cambodia

See brief information about Industrial Design registration in Cambodia

See brief information about Validation of a European Patent in Cambodia

2. IP Legal Base in Cambodia

Law on Patents, Utility Models and Industrial Designs
Law on Copyright and Related Rights
Law concerning Marks, Trade Names and Acts of Unfair Competition of the Kingdom of Cambodia

3. International organizations/agreements

Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Department of Intellectual Property Rights
Lot 19–16, 113B Road, Phum Teuk Thla
Sangkat Teuk Thla, Khan Sen Sok
Phnom Penh
Phone: (855 23) 866 115
Fax: (855 23) 866 469
Email: cambodia.dip@gmail.com

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Cambodia are available in the fee calculator.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Haihan IP on 15/03/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Cambodian IP Laws