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Appealed successfully, "ROBINSONS Fruit Shoot, Pictures" is accepted for registration

19/09/2019
The applied-for mark "ROBINSONS Fruit Shoot, Figure" under the Intl’ Application no.1244020 to be registered for goods in Class 32 has been provisionally rejected by NOIP on the ground of similarity with cited marks: "ROBINSON", "ROBINSONS", “R ROBINSONS, Figure”...
WIPO IP Facts & Figures 2018

WIPO IP Facts & Figures 2018

17/09/2019
Innovators around the world filed 3.17 million patent applications in 2017, representing an eighth consecutive year of growth
The Prime Minister signed the Decision approving the Intellectual Property Strategy until 2030

The Prime Minister signed the Decision approving the Intellectual Property Strategy until 2030

10/09/2019
The objective of the Strategy is to develop comprehensively and effectively Vietnam's intellectual property system to serve the country's  socio-economic and cultural development...
The Court upheld the first-instance judgment recognizing Le Linh as the only author of the

The Court upheld the first-instance judgment recognizing Le Linh as the only author of the "Infant Prodigies of Viet Country" comics.

04/09/2019
On September 3, 2019, the People's Court of Ho Chi Minh City pronounced sentence on the dispute over IP rights related to the Vietnamese "Infant Prodigies of Viet Country" comic series... 

"Pham & Associates, Design" trademark is recognized well-known and is in the Top 50 Vietnam well-known trademarks 2019

26/08/2019
On the morning of August 24, 2019 at the Au Co Art Center in Hanoi took place the Vietnam Well-known Trademark - Competitive Brand Awarding Ceremony 2019
A fierce debate over the creator ownership of “Thần đồng đất Việt” comics.

A fierce debate over the creator ownership of “Thần đồng đất Việt” comics.

07/08/2019
Painter Le Linh affirmed that he alone sketched both the paintings and comics, while Ms. Hanh said she was the one who came up with the idea and worked together with the painter...
Copyright lawsuit: Creator ownership in  “Infant Prodigies of Viet country

Copyright lawsuit: Creator ownership in “Infant Prodigies of Viet country

07/08/2019
In the morning of 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 Prodigies of Viet country" comics. This case of copyright ownership dispute has lasted for 12 years, attracted public ...

"PERFORMA INSIGHT" successfully overcome the preliminary refusal of registration

02/08/2019
Applied-for mark "PERFORMA INSIGHT" under Intl. Application no.1056581 registered for Class 10 is temporarily refused for protection by NOIP on the ground of being confusingly similar to the cited marks "PERFORMA" and “INSIGHT” also registered for the same Class...
Settlement of IP infringement and dispute resolution: Why court action is unpopular in Vietnam?

Settlement of IP infringement and dispute resolution: Why court action is unpopular in Vietnam?

25/07/2019
The legal framework for resolving disputes and dealing with infringements of intellectual property includes both international and domestic laws
A fierce debate over the creator ownership of “Thần đồng đất Việt” comics.

A fierce debate over the creator ownership of “Thần đồng đất Việt” comics.

23/07/2019
Painter Le Linh affirmed that he alone sketched both the paintings and comics, while Ms. Hanh said she was the one who came up with the idea and worked together with the painter...
New electronic information portal of the NOIP

New electronic information portal of the NOIP

22/07/2019
NOIP has launched the new electronic information portal at  http://www.ipvietnam.gov.vn/, starting its operation. from July 1, 2019.

"eduFirst, Design" mark overcame the decision to deny registration

19/07/2019
Representing the applicant, Pham & Associates appealed against the NOIP’s  Decision to deny registration of the “eduFirst & Design” mark for services in Class 41 “Education and training; informatics; foreign languages; translation, vocational training, educational support services" on the grounds that the applied-for trademark is confusingly similar to the cited mark ...