By James Stewart

In an exciting development for the international trademark field, the Thai Parliament has issued its approval to move forward with Thailand’s proposed admission to the Madrid Protocol. The Thai Parliament must now amend its trademark laws to conform with the Madrid Protocol. Thailand’s Trademark Office has drafted these amendments which are currently under review. Upon completion of the review period, these revisions must be approved by the legislature. This revision and approval process will take approximately six months.


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Every quarter our team publishes an Intellectual Property and Technology newsletter, in which we regularly analyze and explore issues related to trademark, copyright and advertising law along with the other areas of IP.  Allyn Taylor, one of our partners, wrote an article for the last edition that we’d like to reshare.

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Protecting your brand on a global scale

By Allyn Taylor

Back when products and services were sold via brick and mortar stores, only large corporations or conglomerates seriously considered seeking global protection for valued brand names. Now, however, in the age of the Internet and Cloud, goods and services can be delivered virtually anywhere. Seeking trademark protection on a global basis is often a logical option for even a small company. Yet the question inevitably arises: “How do I accomplish this in an efficient, cost-effective manner?”


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