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Myanmar’s New Patent Law

On 11 March 2019, the Myanmar Parliament enacted the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Law No. 7/2019 (“Patent Law”) heralding the dawn of a new era in patent registration in Myanmar. Whilst the new Trade Mark Law passed on 30 January 2019 is expected to come into force this year, the new Patent Law is pending and will come into operation only upon notification from the President of Myanmar.

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