26 April

Unified application some new regulations on amendments and supplements to trademark applications

The Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (NOIP) has uniformly applied some regulations on amendments and supplements to applications and new circumstances in Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN dated February 14, 2007, as amended and supplemented according to Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN dated February 14, 2007. Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN dated June 30, 2016 (hereinafter…

26 April

Application of the Nice Classification 11-2022 and the International Classification of Industrial Designs Locarno version 13

Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (NOIP) has announced that, from January 1, 2022, the classification of goods, services and industrial designs will be applied according to the Vietnamese version of the Nice Classification of Goods/Services, version 11-2022 and the International Classification of Industrial Designs Locarno version 13, translated by the…

26 April

China leads the world in number of patents in 2020

Among the leading IP countries, China recorded the highest growth in the number of patents in force in 2020, followed by Germany, the US and South Korea. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) said on November 8 that China’s Intellectual Property Office will lead the world in 2020 with 1.5…

26 April

Draft Law on Intellectual Property focuses on 7 major policy groups

The Draft Law focuses on 7 main groups of content: To ensure clear regulations on author, copyright owner, performers, and related rights holders in cases of assignment or licensing of copyrights, related rights: Provisions relating to determine the owner of property rights (owner, author, performer) will be more coherently and…