Thailand – Classification Of Controlled Cosmetic Products

The Thailand Cosmetic Act protects consumers of cosmetics and categorizes cosmetics into specially controlled designations. According to the Cosmetic Act of 1992, the focus of the regulation has been changed from pre-marketing activities to post-marketing activities, originating from the perception that  utilisation of technical requirements and practice of good manufacturing guidelines ensures quality of cosmetic […]

Trademark System In Thailand

What is the law that regulates trademarks in Thailand?  The Trade Mark Act B.E.2534 as amended by the Trademark Act (No.2) B.E.2543 is in force currently and governs trademark matters. What is the office in charge of trademarks in Thailand? Trademark rights are acquired on the basis of proper registration with the Trademark Office of […]

Malaysia – Implementation Of Data Exclusivity(DE)

The National Pharmaceutical Control Bureau (NPCB) in Malaysia ensures the quality, efficacy and safety of pharmaceuticals through the evaluation of technical data and laboratory test conducted during clinical trial. Upon fulfilment of all safety regulations, approval is given for marketing. Malaysia is a member of World Trade Organization (WTO). Under Article 39.3 of the TRIPs […]