Regulation on Registration of Trademarks
– Based on the Decree of the Prime Minister No. 06/PM dated 18 January 1995 on Trademarks;
– Based on requirements for trademarks registration and to unanimously manage the use of the trademarks in goods and services in the Lao PDR;
The President of Science, Technology and Environment Agency regulates:
SECTION I General Provisions
Article 1 : This regulation sets forth the unanimous management of the registration of trademarks, which are being used in conjunction with the goods and services throughout the country.
Article 2 : The classification of goods and services for trademark registration shall be referred to the international classification of goods and services outlined in the Nice Agreement, last version.
Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Peace Independence Democracy Unity Prosperity
National Assembly No 101/NA
Resolution Of The National Assembly Of
The Lao People’s Democratic Republic
On the Approval of the Intellectual Property Law
Pursuant to Article 53, Item 2 of the Constitution and Article 3, Item 2 of the National Assembly Law of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic regarding the rights and duties of the National Assembly.
After the 4th ordinary session of the VI National Assembly Congress, wide studies and considerations were undertaken and agreement was reached on the content of the Intellectual Property Rights Law in a resolution at the afternoon session of 24 August 2007.
Download: Intellectual Property Law No. 101-NA in Laos
Regulation on the Import and Export licensing procedures of Controlled Goods from Trade Authorities
– Pursuant to the Decree on the establishment and operation of the Ministry of Commerce and Tourism No. 24/PM, dated 24 March 1999
– Based on the Decree on import and export No. 205/PM, dated 11 October 2001
The Minister of Commerce sets out
Chapter I: General Principles
Article 1. Licensing
An import or export licensing is a measure to administer import and export of goods in the Lao PDR, with an aim:
– To control the implementation conditions, criteria of the applicants for import or export activities;
– To monitor the conditions and criteria of import or export applicants, and to collect statistics of controlled-good imports or exports;
– To avoid a severe adverse impact on domestic production or national balance of payments;
– To control the import or export of prohibited goods which are occasionally needed for import or export.
Article 2. Applicant
An applicant comprises of importer, exporter as specified in Article 9 and Article 10 of the Decree on Import and Export No. 205/PM, dated 11 October 2001.