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

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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 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

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(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…

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…

What are requirements on trademark registration applications in Vietnam?

What are requirements on trademark registration applications in Vietnam?

The following articles shall clarify requirement of trademark registration in Vietnam to normal trademark registration, collective trademarks, certification trademarks. Documents, samples, information identifying a trademark registered for protection in a trademark registration application include: a/ A sample of the trademark and a list of goods or services bearing the mark; b/ Regulation on use of…

Renewal of Trademark in Vietnam

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After the trademark is successfully registered in Vietnam, it shall be valid for 10 years counted from the filing date. Then, the trademark owner must file request for renewal of trademark in Vietnam if they want to maintain its validity. When could the trademark owner file the request for renewal of trademark in Vietnam? The…

Use of trademark in Vietnam after after successful registration

Use of trademark in Vietnam after successful registration, Use of trademark in Vietnam

After passing five stages of trademark registration in Vietnam including: filing trademark in Vietnam, formality examination, publication on IP Gazette, substantive examination and trademark certificate issuance, the trademark owner should note about Use of trademark in Vietnam. Does the trademark owner need to use the trademark right after being protected in Vietnam? After or when…

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