Trademark and Patent registration in Cambodia

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Question: We are company in Singapore. We need to register our trademark and patent in Cambodia. Could you please mail me the fee schedule of Patent and Trademark?

Answer:

Regarding your enquiries concerning the subject matter, we would like to advise you on procedure and our updated fee schedule in relation to the trademark registration proceeding in Cambodia as follows:

I- Trademark

  1. Trademark information 
Trademark: Please advise
Class: Please advise
  1. Fee schedule

Below is the breakdown of charges for registering a trademark for 01 trademark in 01 class in Cambodia in a smooth case, for your consideration:

2.1. Trademark searches (Optional)

Trademark search in Cambodia

Description Official Fees

(USD)

Attorney’s fee

(USD)

Fee for conducting searches for 01 trademark in 01 class 80.00 80.00
Bank charge 20.00
Total:

In words:

180.00

One hundred and eighty US dollars

Note: The above-quoted fees do not include 5% VAT of our service charge, bank charges ($US 30.00) and actual communication costs ($US 20.00).

 2.2. Trademark registration in Cambodia

 

Description Official Fees (USD) Attorney’s fees (USD)
Fee for filing an application for 01 trademark in 01 class 200.00 150.00
Bank charge 20.00
Communication cost 30.00
400.00

Four hundred US dollars

TOTAL

Note:  The above-quoted fees do not include 5% VAT of our service charge. In case of any office action or possible opposition which may occur during the application proceedings, an additional charge may be incurred, upon your approval. 

  1. Timeline
Country Time of trademark search

(working days)

 Time of registration
Cambodia 15 – 20 18 – 21 months
  1. Required documents and information

4.1. General documents:

  • Name and address of the Applicant; (Please advise)
  • List of Goods/Services; (Please advise)
  • Specimen of the applied mark (in e-copy only); (Please advise)
  • Power of Attorney which is notarized (SBLAW’s form)

II- PATENT

  1. Procedure 

a. Protection criteria:

A patent shall be eligible for protection in the form of the grant of a Patent for Invention/Utility Solution when it satisfies the following conditions:

Being novel Being of an inventive step Being susceptible of industrial application
Patent for invention P P P
Patent for Utility solution P P

b. Validity of Patent for Invention/Utility Solution:

Patent for Invention shall have a validity starting from the granting date and expiring at the end of 20 years counting from the filing date.

Patent for Utility Solution shall have a validity starting from the granting date and expiring at the end of 10 years counting from the filing date.

c. Procedure and timeline:

A patent application will be examined through the following process:

Country Beginning of the national phase Time Frame
Cambodia 12 months from the date of priority 32 – 50 months from the filing date

d. Required documents and information:

For us to filing a patent application, the following documents/information should be provided:

  • Name and address of:

– Applicant;

– Author(s) of invention;

  • The notarized Power of Attorney
  • English patent specification of the application;
  • Khmer patent specification of the application within 06 months from the filing date.
  1. Fee schedule
Works Official fee

 (USD)

Agency fee

 (USD)

1.   Filing an application for invention/utility solution 180.00 100.00
–     Over 10 Claims 5.00 10.00
2.   Request for substantive examination 220.00 200.00
3.   Claiming priority right (for each earlier priority) 40.00 40.00
4.   Evaluation of substantive examination 60.00 50.00
5.   Post-grant publication 70.00 50.00
6.   Grant of Patent 280.00 200.00
7.   Translating fee from English into Khmer (per 100 words) 6.50
SUBTOTAL

(number in bold)

$US 1,410.00

One thousand four hundred and ten US Dollars

Note: The above cost includes Official fee and Agency fee; exclude 5% VAT, bank charge ($30-45) and communication costs ($30-40); do not include additional fees in case of refusal in formality examination or being opposed by the third party or refusal in sustainable examination. In case of any office action or any possible opposition which may occur during the application proceedings, an additional charge may be incurred, upon your approval.