Region: Vietnam

Fewer filings, NFTs, alliances and bad-faith marks: APAC year in review

WTR looks back at major trends in the Asia-Pacific region from the past 12 months.

11 January 2023

Legislation and IP policy watch: the current state of play (January 2023)

WTR’s monthly column tracking trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.

05 January 2023

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

WTR provides an updated look at measures that national IP offices conducted in response to the covid-19 pandemic.

24 November 2022

Legislation and IP policy watch: the current state of play (November 2022)

WTR’s monthly column tracking trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.

01 November 2022

Five minutes with… Lazada

WTR checks in with Lazada’s senior vice president of legal Rugeradh Tungsupakul on its trademark and brand protection strategy.

17 October 2022

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

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

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