Some notes for renewal of trademark registration in Vietnam

As a leading IP agent in Vietnam, we would like to provide some information about renewal of trademark registration in Vietnam as follows: 1. FEE SCHEDULE In Vietnam, the renewal fees are calculated based on the number of class of goods/services (G/S) in each registration.Thus, upon receiving request of client, we will provide our fee schedule (including […]

To remove “full name of father mother” in the back side of the people’s identity card

On September 17, 2013, the Government issued Decree No. 106/2013/ND-CP on amending and supplementing a number of articles in the Decree No. 05/1999/ND-CP dated February 3, 1999 of the Government on People’s identity card, which was already amended and supplemented in the Government’s Decree No. 170/2007/ND-CP dated November 19, 2007. According to the Decree, the […]

To extend the duration of priority regime for the first time to enterprises

On September 24, 2013, the Ministry of Finance issued Circular 133/2013/TT-BTC on amending and supplementing Clause 1 Article 15 and promulgated forms enclosed with Circular No. 86/2013/TT-BTC dated June 27, 2013 on applying priority regime in State management of customs to eligible enterprises.. In this Circular, the duration of customs priority regime for the first […]

The state bank of vietnam to make confirmation of foreign loans within 15 days

On September 24, 2013, the State bank of Vietnam issued Circular No. 22/2013/TT-NHNN on guiding procedures for registration and change registration of foreign loan and international bond issuance guaranteed by the Government. In this Circular, the State bank gives specific guidance on the procedures for registration and change registration of foreign loans and of international […]

91 jobs in prohibited list for minor persons

On June 10, 2013, the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs promulgates the Circular No. 10/2013/TT-BLĐTBXH to provide the lists of jobs and workplaces in which the employment of minor persons is prohibited.. The list consists of 91 probihited jobs applied to minor persons in hazardous environment in contact with harmful micro-organisms;  in […]

Announcing relocation of SB Law, Hanoi Head Office.

SB Law Hanoi Head Office will be relocated to the following address on 1 October 2013. SB Law Hanoi Head Office 18th Floor, Center Building, Hapulico Complex, No. 85 Vu Trong Phung Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi. Tel: (84) 4 62 62 0246 Fax: (84) 4 66 64 0246Email: Website: We would like to express our […]

Fine up to VND 60 million for violating regulations on price stabilization

On September 24, 2013, the Government issued the Decree No. 109/2013/ND-CP prescribing on sanctioning administrative violations in the field of prices, charges and fees, and invoices. Of which, one of the most significant points is the increase of fine level regarding administrative violations in these field.. Specifically, fines of between VND 40 million and 60 […]

SB Law won The Legal 500’s award

(SB Law) The Legal 500 is one of the honorable global organizations specifying in ranking and assessing the law firms in member nations. Under the standard of The Legal 500, Clients will decide the partner providing legal service in accordance with their business. In Vietnam, The Legal 500 assessed the law firms under the legal […]