AMENDMENT OR CHANGE OF HOLDERS OF TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN VIETNAM
The holder of trademark registration may request the IPVN to record changes in that protection title in the following cases: change in the name or address of the holder; change of the protection title holder (transfer of ownership on the ground of inheritance, succession, merger, separation, split-up, joint venture, association or establishment of a new legal entity under the same owner, transformation of the business operation, or under a decision of a competent state agency...).
SCOPE OF TRADEMARK SERVICES
A Dong IP provides services relating to trademarks, include: • Assessment of registrability • Trade Mark Searching • Filing of domestic application and international application • Oppositions • Trademark Licensing • Cancellation and Invalidity Proceedings • Trademark litigation and enforcement • Trade Mark Renewals • Proceeding with recordals of ownership assignments and/or changes related to pending trademark applications, granted trademark registration • Enforcement
ENFORCEMENT OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHT IN VIET NAM
When industrial property rights are infringed, industrial property rights owners can use CIVIL MEASURES, ADMINISTRATIVE MEASURES, CRIMINAL MEASURES to protect the industrial property rights.
ASSESSMENT OF INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY
VIPRI (Vietnam Intellectual Property Research Institute), a quasi-governmental organization, is the only agency in Vietnam authorised to provide expert opinions (statutorily known as assessment conclusions) on industrial design infringement.
LICENSING OF TRADEMARK
Licensing of a trademark means the permission by the owner of such trademark for another organization or individual to use the trademark within the scope of his/her use right. Licensing of trademark must be established in the form of written contracts (herein after referred to as “license contract”).
TRADEMARK RENEWAL IN VIETNAM
Within 06 months prior to the expiry date, the Certificate owner must submit an extension request to the IPO.
COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION IN VIETNAM
Time for handling: 30 – 45 days counted from the filing date
SCOPE OF PATENT SERVICES BY A-DONG IP
Please contact us: • A DONG IP – TRANSLATION – CONSULTANCY COMPANY • Room F2&F3, No. 2 Phung Khac Khoan Street, Da Kao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam • Tel: 84-28 3926 0120 – 39260125 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com • Website: adong-ip.com
CLASSIFICATION FOR REGISTERING DESIGN (LOCARNO CLASSIFICATION)
Viet Nam applied the Locarno Classification under the Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs for design applications.
PROCEDURE FOR AMENDMENT OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN APPLICATIONS
Before the IPVN issues decisions on rejection of an application, decisions on refusal to grant a protection title or decisions on the grant of a protection title, the applicant may amend of the application on his/her own initiative or upon the request of the IPVN.
PROCEDURE FOR TRANSFER OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN APPLICATIONS
Before the IPVN issues decisions on rejection of an application, decisions on refusal to grant a protection title or decisions on the grant of a protection title, an applicant may request the IPVN to record the transfer of his/her application to another person
FORMS OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Industrial design means a specific appearance of a product embodied by three-dimensional configurations, lines, colors, or a combination of these elements. Products herein are understood to mean articles, tools, equipments, or parts used for assembling such products, manufactured by industrial or handicraft methods, with a structure and clear function, be circulated independently.
THE SUBJECT MATTERS SHALL NOT BE PROTECTED AS INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS
Industrial design means a specific appearance of a product embodied by three-dimensional configurations, lines, colors, or a combination of these elements.
TIME LIMIT OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN PROTECTION
According to the IP Law 2005, amended 2019, the time limit of industrial designprotection as follows: Designs are protected for 5 years from the filing date or the priority date. The owner can renew their protection titles and there are 2 consecutive times of renewals.
DESIGN SEARCH SERVICE
Before registering a design, ensure that the design you created is different from with designs diclosed before, you should carry out searching design. Otherwise, your design application may face an opposition from the registered design owner or a refusal from the IPVN because of its novelty with the disclosed designs.
SCOPE OF DESIGN SERVICES
A Dong IP provides services relating to designs
TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN VIETNAM
The steps involved in Registration are ad follows: Application filling; Formality Examination; Publication of the application; Substantive Examination; Notification of refusal; Successful registration