The Prime Minister decrees:
SECTION I GENERAL PROVISION’S
Article 1: This Decree is promulgated to unify the trademark administration throughout the country, to encourage and promote the foreign investment in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (hereinafter referred to as “Lao. PDR”), to stimulate the internal and external commerce, the production in ensuring the quality of goods, to protect the consumers, and to suppress the fraudulence of goods and illegal commercial practice.
Article 2: ” Mark ” means any visible sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of an enterprise.
A mark may be in the form of word, figurative element or combination thereof represented in one or any colours.
” Trademark ” means a sign used to be a mark of goods or services to designate the goods and services belonging to the owner of the created trademark.
Download: Decree No. 06-PM on Trademark in Laos
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