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COMMUNITY mark has been accepted registration for Classes 25 and 35

COMMUNITY mark has been accepted registration for Classes 25 and 35

25/03/2019
Applied-for mark COMMUNITY under application 4-2011-28083 dated December 29th 2011 for Class 25 and Class 35 in the name of  Aritzia LP (Canada) was denied  registration by NOIP for the reasons of being descriptive and/or liable to mislead, confuse or deceive consumers as to the origin, functional parameters, intended purposes...of the ...
Copyright lawsuit: Creator ownership in  “Infant Progidies of Viet country

Copyright lawsuit: Creator ownership in “Infant Progidies of Viet country" comics.

21/02/2019
On February 18, 2019, the People's Court of District 1, Ho Chi Minh City returned a first-instance verdict to recognize painter Le Linh as the only author of the "Infant Progidies of Viet country" comics. This copyright ownership dispute has lasted for 12 years, attracted public interest, especially the publishing community.
AQUA KEEP is accepted for registration as a whole, not AQUA separately

AQUA KEEP is accepted for registration as a whole, not AQUA separately

15/02/2019
Intl' application no.1168792 "AQUA KEEP" for goods of Class 01 in the name of Sumitomo Seika Chemicals Co., Ltd. was temporarily refused to registration on the ground that the "AQUA KEEP" sign does not meet the protection requirements as provided for in Article 74.2 c of IP Law, namely it's descriptive.
NOIP has accepted to register NEURONTIN  trademark.

NOIP has accepted to register NEURONTIN trademark.

25/01/2019
Applied-for mark NEURONTIN under application No. 4-2006-19045 in the name of Warner-Lambert Company LLC was refused registration for Class 5 as being considered confusingly similar to cited NEUROPENTIN  trademark...
NOIP refused cancellation request agaisnt  trademark Registration no.147365

NOIP refused cancellation request agaisnt trademark Registration no.147365

18/01/2019
A cancellation request is filed to NOIP agaisnt  trademark Registration no.147365 "Fantiny, figure" for goods of Class 11 "Sanitary apparatus (baths, showers, wash basins) made of mica and composite materials" on the ground  that it does not meet the protection criteria...  
The decision refusing to protect the trademark KENWOOD under Intl’ app.no.876696 is being reviewed

The decision refusing to protect the trademark KENWOOD under Intl’ app.no.876696 is being reviewed

19/12/2018
Intl’ application no.876696 KENWOOD for products of Classes 07, 09 and 11 in the name of De Longhi Benelux SA (Luxembourg) was refused to protect by the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) on the ground that the applied-for mark is confusingly similar to prior marks...
Intl. app. no.1101091 SIMONA overcomes refusal of protection in Vietnam

Intl. app. no.1101091 SIMONA overcomes refusal of protection in Vietnam

17/12/2018
International Trademark application  no. 1101091 SIMONA for Class 11 designating Vietnam has been notified by NOIP of temporary refusal of protection...
I.R. no 777272 NRI overcomes the refusal of protection in Vietnam

I.R. no 777272 NRI overcomes the refusal of protection in Vietnam

14/12/2018
The International Trademark No. 777272 NRI in Class 09 & 42 designating Vietnam was accepted to protection...
Asian Patent Lawyer’s Annual – Vietnam Chapter: Protection of intellectual property rights by criminal measures

Asian Patent Lawyer’s Annual – Vietnam Chapter: Protection of intellectual property rights by criminal measures

08/12/2018
Pham Vu Khanh Toan, Managing Partner, IP Attorney, Attorney-at-Law at Pham & Associates, walks through the elements of Vietnamese IP protection law that can result in criminal prosecution for the offenders.    
Mark BIO-CERT accepted to registration as a whole for Class 9

Mark BIO-CERT accepted to registration as a whole for Class 9

07/12/2018
On 19/11/2018 the MOST Minister issued a decision requiring the NOIP to revoke the refusal decision and proceed with necessary procedures to protect the mark “BIO-CERT” as a whole.

"SEASONAL TASTES" successfully registered for Group 43 in Vietnam

06/12/2018
The Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) revoked the decision of the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) rejecting to protect in Vietnam the mark "SEASONAL TASTES" of Westin Hotel Management LP (Westin) for Group 43.

"Latte...& figure" mark accepeted to registration as a whole for Classes 29 & 30

22/11/2018
NOIP accepted and registered as a whole the "Latte Pure Jasmine Flavor Latte NATURAL GOODNESS ENRICHED WITH MILK & figure" mark for Classes 29 & 30 under the name of Kirin Holdings Singapore Pte.Ltd...