- Infringe on IP rights, do the time
Some infringements of intellectual property rights can incur criminal prosecution under Article 212 of the Law on Intellectual Property.
- SMEs, universities fail to value intellectual property rights
HCMC – Most small and medium enterprises, universities and research institutes in the country have failed to consider their intellectual property rights as valuable assets during their business and research activities, according to the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam.
- Top Hanoi trademarks to be honoured
The awarding ceremony, the first of its kind initiated by the Hanoi Business Association, is expected to be held in July.
- Creating Trademarks for Vietnamese Products
At a recent workshop the status of Vietnamese trademark was discussed in the context of Vietnam being a World Trade Organization (WTO) member for 17 months. Experts from the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (Vietrade) under the Ministry of Industry and Trade said that many quality products are made in Vietnam but many businesses are not overly concerned with trademark development.
- Protection of Intellectual Property Rights: Essential for Trademark Development
The protection of intellectual property rights was the main subject at the workshop 'Branding: the Key to a Successful Business' host by EuroCham on May 27, 2008 in Hanoi and the trade counselor of the European Delegation to Vietnam, Antonio Berenguer, said that such protection is essential in Vietnam in this new era of international integration.
- Embedded technology forum opens in Hanoi
More than 20 Vietnamese software companies entered an embedded technology forum held by the Vietnam Software Association (VINASA) and the US Oracle Software Corporation in Hanoi on July 9.
- Seminar on “Development and Utilization of IP Information in Viet Nam”
On 11 and 13 March 2009, the NOIP and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) organized the seminars on “Development and utilization of IP information in Viet Nam” in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City within the framework of a technical assistance project between Viet Nam and Japan.
- Seminar on “Intellectual property for journalists”
On 21 April 2009, in Ha Noi, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Viet Nam and the American Chamber of Commerce jointly organized the seminar on “Intellectual Property for journalists”.
- Conference “Review 2008 and Directions 2009” of the NOIP
On 12 January 2009, NOIP organized the Conference “Review 2008 and Directions 2009” and the Staff Meeting of the NOIP. H.E. Mr. Nguyen Quan, Vice Minister of Science and Technology attended the Conference. The Conference was also attended by Mr. Tran Van Tung, Director General of Personnel Department and representatives of some functional agencies of Ministry of Science and Technology.