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SOME PRACTICAL TIPS FOR FILING PATENT APPLICATIONS IN VIETNAM

23/07/2013
In the process of improvement for the purpose of Vietnam’s joining the WTO, Vietnamese patent law has been revealed as having a number of shortcomings. This is unders

Combat counterfeiting in Vietnam

23/07/2013
The question of how to combat counterfeiting effectively in Vietnam is always a tough one for trademark owners, due to the fact that the manufacture and trade of counterfeit goods in Vietnam have now become more and more sophisticated, and due to the grea

A REVIEW OF TRADEMARK DEVELOPMENTS IN THE DRAFT AMENDMENT OF CIRCULAR 3055

26/06/2013
As it seeks to implement its commitments to international multilateral and bilateral treaties, Vietnam is planning to make amendments to its laws governing the protection of intellectual property (IP). Likewise, in preparation for signing other internatio

PATENTING OF BIOTECH INVENTIONS IN VIETNAM

26/06/2013
From the outset of the protection system of the Intellectual Property (IP) Rights, biotechnological inventions in Vietnam, which are commonly concerning (i) living organisms (e.g., plant/animal varieties; plants/animals; microorganisms) and element

COPYRIGHT ENFORCEMENT IN VIETNAM

26/06/2013
Vietnam has had a formal legal framework for copyright protection since 1986, initially consisting of Decree No.142 and its related documents. The Ordinance on copyright protection replacing Decree No. 142 was passed in 1995. On July 1, 1996, the Civil Co