MADRID PROTOCOL international trademark registration

Contradiction in Vietnamese regulations regarding to time limit for responding to provisional refusal against international trademark registration through Madrid system designated in Vietnam

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The purpose of international registration process is to create maximum convenient conditions for trademark owners, allowing them to register trademarks in multiple jurisdictions (contracting parties) with a single, uniform application filed through a ...
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enforcement of Intellectual property rights in Vietnam

Criminal liability of corporate legal entities and enforcement of Intellectual property rights in Vietnam

CategoriesHighlights, Legal News, Trends and IP Practice in Vietnam, Uncategorized
The Criminal Code 2015, as amended and supplemented in 2017 (hereinafter called as “Criminal Code”) came into force on January 01, 2018. In the history of the formation and development of Vietnamese criminal laws, this is the first time Criminal Code has ...
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budapest treaty

Vietnam – The Budapest Treaty on the international recognition of the deposit of microorganisms for the purposes of patent procedure has come into effect

CategoriesHighlights, Legal News, Trends and IP Practice in Vietnam, Uncategorized
The Budapest Treaty officially took effect in Vietnam on 1 June 2021, as notified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also, according to Government resolution 10/NQ-CP dated 29 January 2021, the provisions of the Treaty will be applied directly in ...
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