Archive for 2016
Th10 10, 2016
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Vietnam’s challenge in protecting IP under TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement was officially concluded on February 4, 2016 by 12 countries, including Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Viet Nam. The issue of intellectual property (IP) is dealt with in Chapter 18 and theannexes of the TPP,[…]

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Th10 09, 2016
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Vietnamese rice will become the world’s leading trademark

In order to penetrate major markets in the context of international economic integration, many domestic exporters are focusing on high-quality rice. In recent years, exports of organic rice, a form of highly nutritious rice, has helped increase the output of Vietnam’s exports. This is significant for developing Vietnam’s rice trademark[…]

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Th4 01, 2016
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NOIP AND JPO START THE PPH PILOT PROGRAM

On 1 April 2016, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) jointly launched the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program. This is NOIP’s first ever PPH Pilot Program ever with another IP Office.      Under the PPH Pilot Program,[...]

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Th3 24, 2016
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WIPO pledges to help Vietnam boost IP right enforcement

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) is committed to supporting Vietnam in implementing IP–related activities, WIPO Director General Francis Gurry told the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) on March 23. At his working session with NOIP officials, Gurry stressed the key role of IP in socio-economic development,[…]

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