Overview

Protection of geographical indications (GIs) always plays an important role in commercial relations at national and international levels. Using misleading geographical indications will be contrary to honest practice in industry and commerce, confusing consumers to GI-protected products. Those using inappropriate GIs will obtain unfair advantages in comparison with their competitors. GIs are used for natural, […]

Overview

1. Definition An industrial design means a specific appearance of a  product embodied by three-dimensional configurations,lines,colors,or a combination of these elements 2. General conditions for industrial designs eligible for protection An industrial design shall be protected when it satisfies the following conditions:. Ø        Being new: An industrial design shall be considered new if it significantly differs from other […]

Required documents of trademark applications

The mark application shall consist of the following documents:   a)    A request made in prescribed form (as prescribed in the Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN);   b)   Documents, samples, information identifying the mark as provided for in Articles 105 of the IP Law 2005 of Viet Nam (e.g. the mark samples and list of […]

Required documents of Industrial Design Applications

The design application shall consist of the following documents: A request made in prescribed form (as prescribed in the Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN); Documents, samples, information identifying the design as provided for in Articles 103 of the IP Law 2005 of Viet Nam (e.g. a set of photos, a set of drawings and a description of the […]

Trademark Examination Procedure

The whole procedure from filing to registration is shown in the flow chart below.          (1)           Filing the application The application for a mark registration must be filed directly or by mail, to the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam (NOIP) or its brand offices […]

Overview

Protection of geographical indications (GIs) always plays an important role in commercial relations at national and international levels. Using misleading geographical indications will be contrary

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Overview

1. Definition An industrial design means a specific appearance of a  product embodied by three-dimensional configurations,lines,colors,or a combination of these elements 2. General conditions for industrial designs

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Well-known trademarks

I.  To be considered well-known as a well-known mark, the following criteria shall be taken into account :      1.The number of involved consumers

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Form

Request for Patent Search Detail… Request for substantive examination of an invention application Detail… Request for granting a patent of invention Detail… Request for additional

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