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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...

"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
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.
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.
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...
MOIT Minister asked for clarification on “Asanzo” case.

MOIT Minister asked for clarification on “Asanzo” case.

26/06/2019
Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh had directed all relevant units in the Ministry to conduct a specific investigation of the case of Asanzo suspected selling imported Chinese products under guise of  Vietnamese goods.
Vietnam’s IP Law Amended to comply with CPTPP

Vietnam’s IP Law Amended to comply with CPTPP

20/06/2019
Draft Law amending and supplementing the Law on Insurance Business and the Law on Intellectual Property was passed with 100% votes...
Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs

Vietnam says that China is mislabeling products as Vietnamese to avoid U.S. tariffs

13/06/2019
WASHINGTON – Vietnamese officials say China is intentionally mislabeling its products as "made in Vietnam" to avoid American tariffs...
Pilot implementation of  Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program between NOIP and KIPO

Pilot implementation of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program between NOIP and KIPO

11/06/2019
The National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) and the Korea Intellectual Property Agency (KIPO) agreed to implement the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) program  for patent applications in 02 years from June 1, 2019 to 31 / 5/2021.
Conference on evaluating activities of collective representation of copyright and related rights in Vietnam

Conference on evaluating activities of collective representation of copyright and related rights in Vietnam

04/06/2019
In the implementation of the 2019 working program, the Copyright Office of Vietnam (COV) held a conference to assess the activities of collective representation of copyright and related rights on 23 and 24/5/2019 in Hanoi.
Amendments to Intellectual Property Law to be passed in May 2019

Amendments to Intellectual Property Law to be passed in May 2019

27/05/2019
Recently, in April 2019, the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) of  Vietnam has issued Resolution 684 to add the draft law revising the insurance and intellectual property laws into the 2019 law- and ordinance-making program.