The Department of Intellectual Property of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of Laos has issued a notice in which it informs that it will be allowing Multi-Class applications for trademarks as from the 1st of February of 2016.
The Notice No. 57/MOST.DIP. underlines the advantages of applying a multi-class application compared to the previous single-class system. Such as:
Laos’ interest and initiative in upgrading its filing system unequivocally takes a leap forward into aligning its Intellectual Property requirements to international standards that most countries follow.