Lao People's Democratic Republic

Law No. 38/NA of November 15, 2017, on Intellectual Property

Year of Version:
2018
Dates:
Entry into force: June 9, 2018
Adopted: November 15, 2017
Type of Text:
Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:
Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Trademarks, Geographical Indications, Trade Names, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Competition, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Plant Variety Protection, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Traditional Cultural Expressions, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property
Notes:
Law No. 38/NA of November 15, 2017, on Intellectual Property was published in Lao Electronic Official Gazette on May 25, 2018, and entered into force on June 8, 2018, 15 days after its publication.
Available Texts:
Lao
ກົດ​ໝາຍ​ວ່າ​ດ້ວຍ ຊັບ​ສິນ​ທາງ​ປັນ​ຍາ, ເລກທີ່ 38/NA ຂອງວັນທີ 15 ເດືອນພະຈິກປີ 2017 pdf
WIPO Lex No.
LA028