Thailand Trademark Registration Guide

 

Brief

Thailand is a middle-income country located in the centre of the South-East Asian peninsular. Its economy is heavily dependent on exports - mostly electronic components, agricultural commodities and tourism services - which accounts to more than two thirds of GDP. 

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Thailand has numerous laws to protect Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). With increasing efforts by the Thai Government to suppress fake and infringing goods in the marketplace, there have been significant advancement towards effective protection of IPR in line with international accepted standards.

 

Overview of our services in Thailand:

Trademark Registration and Prosecution

Trademark Search and Watch

Opposition and cancellation actions

Trademark Renewal

 

IP Authority

Department of Intellectual Property

 

Main Trade Mark Legislation

Trademarks Act B.E. 2534 (1991) as amended by Trademarks Act (No.2) B.E. 2543 (2000) 

 

Treaties

Paris Convention

TRIPS Agreement

 

Multi-Class Application

Not available. A separate application is required for each class.

 

Series Mark Application

Not available

 

Approx. Time Frame of a Straightforward Application

At least 18 months

 

Opposition Period

3 months from the publication date. 

 

Filing Requirements

Applicant’s name

Applicant’s address

Country of incorporation

Specimen of mark

Specification of goods / services

Power of Attorney

 

Registrable unconventional trademarks

3-Dimensional mark

Colour mark (subject to qualifications)

 

Term of Registration

10 years from the date of registration.

 

Non-Use Period for Cancellation

5 years

 

Renewal Term

10 years from the renewal date of the registration.

 

Border Enforcement by Customs Official

Available

 

Notice:
All information provided by LJ Vernus in this document is provided as a source of general information. While efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this document, it should not be treated as the basis for formulating formal decisions without professional advice.

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