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Bringing Vietnamese products to the world by IPR tools

Bringing Vietnamese products to the world by IPR tools

07/12/2018
Intellectual property is currently a hot issue not only in domestic but also international markets, especially market for agricultural products. Legal protection is an effective tool to go further and build a brand for Vietnamese agricultural products  
Counterfeit goods on e-market: Can we solve the problem by tightening input control?

Counterfeit goods on e-market: Can we solve the problem by tightening input control?

06/12/2018
It is not enough to say that rampant availability of counterfeit and fake goods online is "killing" true brand and serious manufacturers as it also harms consumers who spend money on poor quality goods, especially health care products which can cause numerous unpredictable consequences  
Nearly 50% of watches in the market is fake

Nearly 50% of watches in the market is fake

06/12/2018
"Counterfeit watches are becoming more and more sophisticated, difficult to distinguish with naked eye. There are also watches that we cannot tell they are real or fake. We sometimes have to check genuine chips to distinguish real and fake goods"  
Workshop on “The current situation of and solutions for combating trademark counterfeiting

Workshop on “The current situation of and solutions for combating trademark counterfeiting"

05/12/2018
On the morning of November 28, 2018, the Vietnam Intellectual Property Research Institute (VIPRI) in cooperation with the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) held a workshop on "The current situation of and solutions for combating trademark counterfeiting".
Intellectual property strategy for Vietnamese universities

Intellectual property strategy for Vietnamese universities

05/12/2018
In Vietnam, the project is in the inception phase and will be implemented in the five years 2018-2022. A "Spindle and Spokes" model will be formed within the framework of the project, consisting of supporting organizations (Spindle) and universities and research institutes (Spokes). The Spindle will play a supporting role, coordinating ...
Start-ups and Initial Lessons on Intellectual Property

Start-ups and Initial Lessons on Intellectual Property

04/12/2018
Experience from both international and local start-ups proves that many organizations have advanced to the forefront only by investing in the development of intellectual property assets and applying them in business  
Vietnam looks to promote franchise market

Vietnam looks to promote franchise market

04/12/2018
The franchise market features both domestic and foreign enterprises. The ministry said there were 213 businesses with hundreds of trademarks licensed for franchising in Vietnam over the last decade.  
There are Vietnamese businesses 'forging' their own products

There are Vietnamese businesses 'forging' their own products

03/12/2018
"During the inspection process, we found Vietnamese businesses placing orders for their own products, but with poorer quality in a neighboring country and then bringing them back to sell in local markets" said Truong Van Ba, Deputy Head of the Office of the National Steering Committee 389  
Vatap Chairman: 'Are there any items not fake?'

Vatap Chairman: 'Are there any items not fake?'

02/12/2018
"Is there anything that is not fake? From beer, wine to cosmetics or clothes, not to mention rampant substandard foods" the Vatap leader asked.  

NOIP invalidated Trademark Registration No.197505 “Zottarella, design”

20/08/2018
Zott SE & Co. KG, located at Dr. Steichele-Strabe 4, 86690 Mertingen Germany was temporarily denied by the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) to r
“Pham & Associates, fugure” is recognized as a well-known mark in Vietnam

“Pham & Associates, fugure” is recognized as a well-known mark in Vietnam

17/07/2018
The Programme of Voting Vietnam Well-known trademark – Competitive Trademark 2018  was organized by the Vietnam Intellectual Property Association (VIPA) for the first time in 2006