Your company would like to register utility model in Laos, SBLAW would like to provide you some information about the legal procedure of filing utility model in Laos as follows:
1. Criteria for protection:
Under Ip Laos Law, in order to protect your utility model in Laos, your utility model has to meet the following conditions:
– Inventive step
– Industrial applicability
2. Required Information for protection
a. Applicant: Name and address.
b. Inventor(s): Name, address and nationality
c. Specification of invention, utility solution
d. Claims and drawings.
e. Assignment document (if any).
f. Certified copy of priority document (if any)
g. Search results from the Patent Office (recommended).
3. Required documents
Power of Attorney for SBLAW
Paris Convention: Yes
Patent Publication: 18 months from the priority date
Formal Examination Request: Before 36 months from the filing date.
90 days to respond office action from the formal examination.