China will improve its IP system

China will improve its IP system

China is one of the leading countries in terms of economics, but its IP rights is seriously flawed. Over the past decade, China has shown its best effort in improving this matter. In a recent speech, Chinese president Xi Jinping reaffirms the importance of intellectual property, as well as the China’s will to improve IP….

Pham Duy Khuong is rated as the top tier trademark attorney in Vietnam by the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR)

Pham Duy Khuong is rated as the top tier trademark attorney in Vietnam by the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR), top vietnam trademark attorney, top vietnam ip attorney, vietnam trademark attorney, vietnam trademark lawyer, top tier Vietnam trademark lawyer

Recently, the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR) magazine has released a list of top tier trademark attorneys in Vietnam. Notably, Lawyer Pham Duy Khuong – Managing Partner of ASL Law Firm is continuously honored to appear in this ranking. World Trademark Review 1000 is a website and magazine about International Trademark Law. This is a…

Ramifications of prosecution for counterfeit actions in Vietnam

aramifications-of-prosecution-for-counterfeit-actions in Vietnam, Counterfeit in Vietnam, SABECO

On January 18, the police of Ba Ria-Vung Tau province transferred the investigation conclusion and all case files to the People’s Procuracy of the same level to initiate prosecution of the legal entity of Saigon Vietnam Beer Group JSC, and Le Dinh Trung, CEO of the company, for infringement of industrial property rights (Published on…

Vietnam franchise models developing rapidly with various legal risks

Vietnam franchise models developing rapidly with various legal risks

The rapidly increasing number of franchisees in many sectors will go against the core principle of a standard franchise model. This issue causes many legal risks to the development of franchise in Vietnam. With the development of e-commerce, new investment channels have appeared. They are becoming more diverse and more attractive to investors when traditional…

Vietnam Border Control On Intellectual Property In The New Situation: Advantages, Difficulties And Challenges

Vietnam Border Control On Intellectual Property In The New Situation: Advantages, Difficulties And Challenges

After 15 years since the Intellectual Property Law 2005 was passed, Vietnam has continued to join and sign many new-generation international trade agreements which are as meaningful and important as international trade agreements when acceding the WTO. European-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are two of these…

EVFTA: Enhanced protection and conditions for EU entrants in Vietnam

EVFTA-enhanced-protection-and-conditions-for-eu-entrants in Vietnam

(Published on VIR). August 1 has become a historic milestone for EU-Vietnam relations as the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) officially came into force to have a major impact on the economy and the legal system of Vietnam. Firstly, the EVFTA has and will have a far-reaching impact on the legal system of Vietnam. Before…

Challenge to stop selling counterfeit goods on Facebook, Youtube and social networks in Vietnam

Challenge to stop selling counterfeit goods on Facebook, Youtube and social networks in Vietnam (ASL LAW)

Online counterfeiters use many measures to bypass state agencies, thus making it difficult to prevent counterfeiting from selling on Facebook, Youtube or social networking sites. Recently, in Vietnam, the problem of commercial fraud is “booming” on e-commerce websites or social networks. This was also reflected in the meeting on anti-fraud and counterfeiting goods on online…

Cooperation in the field of Literary And Artistic Works in Vietnam: Notes to investors and creators

Co-operation of Copyright in Vietnam. Vietnam Copyright

Consecutive court hearings related to copyright dispute between investors and creators in Vietnam during the last time have shown serious concern about awareness of intellectual property from both sides. The article shall analyze the current situation of Vietnam intellectual property as well as notable aspects to investors and creator when co-operating in the fields of…

Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam

Legal loopholes in handling trademark infringements in Vietnam

Intellectual property (IP) infringements in Vietnam, including infringements upon well-known trademarks, have prevalently occurred with subtle tricks and are considerably difficult to control. These have caused damage not only to businesses but also to customers. According to Ministry of Science and Technology statistics, the number of IP infringement cases has complicatedly increased in Vietnam. Infringements upon…

Vietnam_ Significant amendments: Crimes on Intellectual Property Rights Under The New Vietnam Criminal Code

Vietnam_ Significant amendments- Crimes on Intellectual Property Rights Under The New Vietnam Criminal Code

The Vietnam Criminal Code 2015 which came in to effect from 01 January 2018 has significant amendments in terms of crimes related to the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). In regards of the IPRs, in comparison with the Criminal Code  1999 (which has been amended and supplemented by the law on amending and supplementing some articles of the Criminal…

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