Region: Vietnam

How to adapt your Vietnamese brand strategy in the wake of major IP law reforms

Sweeping changes to Vietnam’s IP Law are a wake-up call to businesses to overhaul their IP strategies. Vo Chi-Dung of Baker McKenzie offers invaluable advice to practitioners on creating the most effective response plan for the new measures.

22 September 2022

IP-related decrees and circulars to be revised or replaced after amended IP Law is enacted

Soon after the amended IP Law takes effect, the relevant existing statutes. The government must submit new or revised IP-related decrees and circulars by 15 November 2022.

15 September 2022

Intellectual Property Law further amended – what you need to know

This update highlights the main points of interest for trademark owners and practitioners, including the introduction of a formal opposition procedure.

29 July 2022

Vietnam to recognise sound marks; M&M’s metaverse; Scotch Whisky granted US certification mark – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Kosher certification group suing JetBlue, Kellogg splitting into three independent companies, and much more.

28 June 2022

Live updates: IP offices implement measures in wake of coronavirus crisis

As the novel coronavirus epidemic continues to spread across the globe, WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices have launched in response.

26 May 2022

INS system: a step forward in handling Market Surveillance Agency enforcement activities

The Administrative Violations Handling System of the General Directorate of Market Surveillance is now officially effective after two years of testing. A key improvement is that information concerning the different steps of a seizure or inspection will be uploaded directly onto the system.

28 March 2022

Amendments to Criminal Procedure Code set to facilitate criminal enforcement of industrial property rights

Amendments to Vietnam’s Criminal Procedure Code have recently been passed, removing a cumbersome requirement that has been hampering the enforcement authorities’ efforts to bring criminal actions against offences under Article 226.1 of the Penal Code.

23 November 2021

Brand enforcement takeaways from Brand Strategy Southeast Asia

This week, IPBC Southeast Asia, hosted by IAM, and WTR’s Brand Strategy Southeast Asia, were hosted simultaneously.

13 October 2021

Online marketplaces in Vietnam that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

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In the next instalment in our regular series identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to Vietnam.

15 September 2021

IP Vietnam issues guidance on deadline extensions amid covid-19 pandemic

Due to the fourth wave of covid-19 in the country, IP Vietnam has announced that all deadlines for any procedures for the establishment of industrial property rights falling within the period from 30 June 2021 to 31 August 2021 shall be automatically extended to 30 September 2021.

09 August 2021

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