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  • Vietnam makes Intellectual Property headway

    Vietnam is ranked 37th among 45 countries in the latest Intellectual Property (IP) Index report compiled by the US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Centre. The report, released for the fifth consecutive year, ranks the United States first and Venezuela last.

  • Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman

    Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, has been elected Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) General Assembly for 2018-2019.

  • Universities urged to seek IP protection for research products

    Enterprises have been reluctant to cooperate with universities on commercialisation of their inventions and products because of the lack of intellectual property (IP) protection, according to the Vietnam Invention Association.

  • PROMOTING COOPERATION ON GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS WITH DEPARTMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF LAO

    On 04 February 2018, within the framework of Minister Chu Ngoc Anh’s visit to Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), Mr. Dinh Huu Phi, Director General of the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) and Ms. Khanlasy Keobounphanh, Director General of the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP), Laos ...

  • GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION PROTECTION OF “SƠN LA” FOR COFFEE

    On 28 September 2017, The National Office of Intellectual Property has issued Decision No. 3262/QĐ-SHTT  on granting Geographical indication registration certificate No.  00058 for the famous “Sơn La” coffee. Sơn La Department of Science and Technology is the organization in charge of managing this GI.

  • Viet Nam hosted the 6th ASEAN - EPO Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Conference

    The historic flood recently occurring in Thailand was the most severe natural disaster in the past 50 years in this country which has seriously affected multi-faceted aspects of the socio – economic life of Thai people in general and Thai applicants of industrial property rights in particular.

  • Support applicants suffered from the flood in Thailand

    The historic flood recently occurring in Thailand was the most severe natural disaster in the past 50 years in this country which has seriously affected multi-faceted aspects of the socio – economic life of Thai people in general and Thai applicants of industrial property rights in particular.

  • Reform of the accreditation examination for industrial property agents

    The accreditation examination for industrial property agents in 2011 was held on August 19, 20, 21 in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City with nearly 150 examinees. This examination’s contents consist of five professional subjects: Industrial Property Law, Industrial Property Information, Industrial Design, Trademark - Geographical Indication and Invention – ...

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