Global Intellectual Property Center

Brunei

Brunei

Primary Sources

  • Agreement Establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (January 1, 2010)
  • Arbitration Order, 2009 (2009)
  • Chapter 109 – Specific Relief Act (1939)
  • Chapter 180 – Broadcasting (Revised Edition 2000) (2000)
  • Chapter 194 – Computer Misuse Act (2007)
  • Chapter 22 – Penal Code (Revised Edition 2001) (2001)
  • Chapter 92 – Business Names (1984)
  • Chapter 94 – Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) (1968)
  • Chapter 96 – Merchandise Marks (1953)
  • Chapter 98 – Trademarks (Revised edition 2000) (2000)
  • Companies Act (Amendment) Order, 2010 (2010)
  • Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Order (2011)
  • Customs Order, 2006 (2006)
  • DECISION OF A DELEGATE OF THE REGISTRAR OF TRADE MARKS, RE: Opposition by T.C. Pharmaceutical Industries Co., Ltd. to registration of Brunei Trade Mark Application Number 35,183 in the name of Carabao Tawandang Co., Ltd., 24.6.2006.
  • Electronic Transaction Order (2000)
  • Emergency (Copyright) Order, 1999 (1999)
  • Emergency (Industrial Designs) Order, 1999 (1999)
  • Emergency (Layout Designs) Order, 1999 (1999)
  • Industrial Design (International Registration) Rules, 2014 (2014)
  • Intellectual Property Policy of University of Brunei Darussalam (as amended on December 4, 2010) (2010)
  • Medicines (Cosmetics products) Regulations (2007)
  • Medicines Order – Notification of Commencement under Section 1(2)(a) (2007)
  • Medicines Order (2007)
  • Patents Order, 2011 (2012)
  • Patents Rules, 2012 (2012)
  • Tobacco Order, 2005 (2005)
  • Trademark (Importation of Infringing Goods) Regulations (Revised Edition 2000) (2000)
  • Trademark Rules (Revised Edition 2000) (2000)

Secondary Sources

  • APEC Intellectual Property Experts’ Group, APEC – IPEG Survey on Copyright Limitations & Exceptions, Report on Copyright L&E in APEC Economies submitted at 29th Intellectual Property Experts’ Group Meeting, Singapore, 28-29 July 2009.
  • Attorney General’s Chambers, Intellectual Property Division (Formerly Registration Division) and Department of Economic Planning and Development, The Economic Contribution of Copyright-Based Industries in Brunei Darussalam, August 2011.
  • BioPharm International, Brunei harnesses its rich biodiversity and the growing halal market in a bid to develop its pharmaceutical sector, Volume 27, Issue 6, 1.6.2014
  • Borneo Bulletin, Microsoft Brunei launches antipiracy campaign, 30.3.2015
  • BorneoPost Online, You sure you own a genuine Yonex?, 13.9.2012
  • Canadian Cancer Society, Cigarette Package Health Warnings: International Status Report, Fourth Edition, September 2014
  • EU-ASEAN Project on the Protection of Intellectual Property Rights, Trademark Filing Requirements: Brunei, October 2014.
  • European Commission, Guide on Trade Secrets: Protecting Your Trade Secrets in Southeast Asia, ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide, November 2013.
  • European Commission, Guide to Trademark Protection in Southeast Asia, November 2013
  • European Commission, Protection of Online IPR in Southeast Asia, ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Guide, January 2014.
  • International Intellectual Property Alliance 2012, “Special 301 Report on Copyright Protection and Enforcement: Brunei Darussalam”, Washington DC.
  • International Tax and Investment Center and Oxford Economics, Asia-11 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012, September 2013
  • Law360.com, What To Know About Extending Patent Term In Southeast Asia, 26.11.2014
  • Marks & Clerk, Knowledge & News, Extending patent term in Southeast Asia, 12.3.2015
  • Mirandah, Patent System in Brunei, retreived 25.3.2015
  • Oxford Business Group, Brunei Darussalam: Retail antipiracy drive, 25.2.2013
  • Patrick Mirandah Company, New patents order in Brunei Darussalam, Lexology, 28.2.2012
  • Prime Minister’s Office, Energy Department, Energy White Paper, 2014
  • Rouse, Brunei Patent Case Clarifies Position for Pre-existing Patents, 17.6.2015
  • Spruson & Ferguson Intellectual Property, Brunei, Retreived September 2016
  • The Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO), Patents Journal, Issue No. 2016/01A, 28.1.2016
  • The Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO), PRACTICE NOTE 2015/01 on renewal of patents under Section 115(4)(a) of the Patents Order, 2011
  • The Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO), Statistics (retreived September 2016).
  • The Brunei Times, Brunei mulls plain tobacco packaging, 11.1.2012
  • The Brunei Times, ‘Brunei risks being placed in IP rights violators list’, 5.7.2011
  • The Brunei Times, Illicit cigarettes a lucrative business in Brunei, 10.3.2013
  • The Brunei Times, Industrial design protection can benefit local craftsmen, 5.2.2015
  • The Brunei Times, ISPs play vital role in piracy battle, 26.6.2012
  • The Brunei Times, Judiciary enters digital age, 24.3.2015
  • The Brunei Times, RIM to call for removal of Brunei from US watch list, 5.12.2012
  • The Brunei Times, Stiff fine for copyright violation, 19.12.2013
  • The Brunei Times, With no access to DVDs, many eye online piracy, 26.5.2012
  • Twelth APEC Ministerial Meeting, Joint Statement, BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei Darusallam, 12-13 November 2000
  • UNCTAD, (2013). Review of e-commerce legislation harmonization in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, UNCTAD/DTL/STICT/2013/1, UN Publication, New York and Geneva, 2013.
  • University Brunei Darussalam, Intellectual Property Policy, Amended 4.12.2010.
  • US Chamber of Commerce, The Case for Enhanced Protection of Trade Secrets in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, 2014
  • WIPO, Statistical Country Profiles, Brunei Darussalam (Accessed March 2015).