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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 ...
Appeal succeeded,

Appeal succeeded, "THE HOBBIT:THERE AND BACK AGAIN" is accepted for registration.

15/07/2019
Pham & Associates – the representative of The Saul Zaentz Company – appealed against  the NOIP’s  Decision to register the trademark "THE HOBBIT: THERE AND BACK AGAIN" for products/ services in Classes 03, 06, 08, 09, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 28 and 41 with disclaimer of the verbal ...
Thousands of fake products bearing famous brands are seized at the Ninh Hiep wholesale market

Thousands of fake products bearing famous brands are seized at the Ninh Hiep wholesale market

10/07/2019
Nearly 3,000 fake products of all kinds such as watches, eyeglasses, clothes bearing famous brands such as Hublot, Dior, Gucci ...were seized by MMT No.14 of Hanoi Market Surveillance Department at Ninh Hiep market on the morning of July 4, 2019.
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Registration of "FASHION THK, design" mark is partially cancelled

08/07/2019
Abercrombie & Fitch Europe Sagl - the applican/owner of Registration no.127650 for the "flying bird" trademark for goods of  Class 25.Clothing... filed a petition with NOIP to invalidate the "FASHION THK, design" trademark registered for the same class...
Training course for IP officials of TISC & IP-HUB Network

Training course for IP officials of TISC & IP-HUB Network

04/07/2019
On June 27, 2019 in Hanoi the NOIP held a training course for officials in charge of intellectual property under the Network of Technology and Innovation Support Centers and Intellectual Property Centers (TISC & IP-HUB) in universities, research institutes and businesses...

"PANDA EXPRESS" is accepted for registration as a whole for Class 43 Restaurant services

02/07/2019
Applied-for mark “PANDA EXPRESS” of international application No. 1153885 for services in Class 43 Restaurant services, namely fast food restaurant services was provisionally rejected for registration on the ground that the sign is confusingly similar to the cited trademark “PANDA”