It is not compulsory to renew a registered trademark in Myanmar. Once it is registered, the registration is valid, indefinitely. In spite of the fact that there is no legislation for renewal, to renew a trademark registration is recommended since there may be some changes of name, ownership, address, goods etc.
In case of litigation at a Court, the earliest registration date is important to decide the ownership of the mark. However, renewal of registered trademark is also recommended.
There is no limit to renew a trademark, indefinitely. In Myanmar, it is an established practice to renew a trademark every three or four years. The owner of the mark should keep the renewed trademarks for evidence.
When facing a civil or criminal case at a Court, they have a strong evidential value for proof.
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