Well-known Trademarks


Recognition of Well-known Trademarks in Vietnam

Required documents

  1.  Notarized Power of Attorney from the Applicant to WINCO ( pdf file ) ( doc file ) (required at filing; a fax copy is acceptable provided that the original is submitted within three months from the filing date);

  2. A certified copy of the Business License (required at filing);

  3. 12 samples of the mark seeking the recognition as being well-known trademark;

  4. Documents proving that the mark is well-known. They should include, but not limited to, those which clearly show:
    • The estimated number of concerned consumers who may know the mark through buying, selling, or using the products or services bearing the mark, or through advertisement of the mark;
    • The territory where the products or services bearing the mark are circulated;
    • The turnover from selling the products and/or supplying services bearing the mark, or number of products sold;
    • The duration of continuous use of the mark;
    • The wide fame of the goods/service bearing the mark;
    • The number of countries where the mark is registered;
    • The number of countries where the mark is recognized as famous mark;
    • The value of the mark in business transactions, such as assignment, licensing, investment capital contribution, etc.

 

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