Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
Last Published: 4/4/2019

In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective management and protection of their intellectual property.
The following articles provide additional background on these principles:
Protecting Intellectual Property and Corruption

The Patent and Company Registration Office has a small unit that deals with awareness and compliance but is not involved in enforcement.  The unit does not issue official guidelines on what constitutes e-Commerce IPR violations or how to file complaints.


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