On September 19, 2019, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm, director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ office in Yangon, will give a presentation on intellectual property (IP) rights in Myanmar at the Anti-Illicit Trade Forum 2019. Her presentation will provide attendees with an overview of the suite of new IP laws that were enacted in Myanmar earlier this year, namely the Trademark Law, the Copyright Law, the Patent Law, and the Industrial Design Law. In addition, Yuwadee will discuss the role of the Southeast Asia IP Rights SME Helpdesk and how SMEs from the European Union can take advantage of this exceptional resource.
Organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar (EuroCham Myanmar), the Anti-Illicit Trade Forum is an annual seminar that aims to raise awareness of and mobilize action against illicit trade in the jurisdiction. This year’s event will be held at the Sofitel Hotel, Nay Pyi Taw, and will start at 8:00 a.m. For more information, please visit EuroCham Myanmar’s website.