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Th1 10, 2018
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Some important amendments and supplements related to Patent practice under Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN

Recently, in order to make Vietnamese IP legislation closer to the international practice, the Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam issued Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN amending and supplementing a number of articles of Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN which come into force as of January 15, 2018. The Circular applies[…]

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Th5 06, 2017
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Vietnam rates favourably on US intellectual property index

Vietnam has climbed 2.51 points in the 2017 international intellectual property index, reflecting the country’s intensified attention and improvement in the area. The American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam announced the 2017 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, “The Roots of Innovation,” late last week, the fifth edition since[…]

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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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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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