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The Vietnamese National Assembly approved 11 laws

The 13th session of Legislature XIII of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) concluded o­n June 26, 2015. In this session, the NA approved: Law on Government Organization (amended); Law on Local Government Organization; Law on the Vietnam Fatherland Front (amended); Law on Election of National Assembly Deputies and Local People’s Council Members; Law on State […]

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8 Laws Approved by the National Assembly of Vietnam

The 6th session of Legislature XIII of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) concluded o­n November 29, 2013. In this session, the NA approved: 1. Law on on Vegetation Protection and Quarantine; 2. Employment Law; 3. Law on Receiving Citizens; 4. Land Law (amended); 5. Law on Practicing Thriftand CombatingWaste (amended); 6. Law amending and supplementing […]

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New Decree No. 131/2013/ND-CP on Sanctioning Administrative Violations of Copyright and Related Rights

On October 16, 2013, the Government of Vietnam adopted Decree No. 131/2013/ND-CP on Sanctioning Administrative Violations of copyright and related rights (“Decree 131”) which replaces Decree 47/2009/ND-CP dated May 13, 2009, as amended and supplemented by Decree 109/2011/ND-CP dated December 2, 2011. Decree 131 will take effect as of December 15, 2013. Decree 131 consists […]

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New Decree No. 114/2013/ND-CP on Handling of Administrative Violations in the fields of New Plant Varieties and Plant Protection and Quarantine

On October 3, 2013, the Government of Vietnam adopted Decree No. 114/2013/ND-CP on Handling of Administrative Violations in the Fields of New Plant Varieties and Plant Protection and Quarantine  (“Decree 114”). Decree 114  will take effect as of November 20, 2013. Decree 114 replaces Decree 57/2005-ND-CP dated April 27, 2005 on Handling of Administrative Violations in […]

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New Decree No. 99/2013/ND-CP on Handling of Administrative Violations in the field of industrial property

On August 29, 2013, the Government of Vietnam adopted Decree No. 99/2013/ND-CP on Handling of Administrative Violations in the field of Industrial Property (“Decree 99”) which replaces Decree 97/2010/ND-CP dated September 21, 2010. Decree 99 will take effect as of October 15, 2013. Decree 99 is one of the guiding instruments for implementation of the Law […]

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New Decree No. 72-2013/ND-CP on management, supply and use of internet services and network information

On July 15, 2013, the Government of Vietnam adopted Decree No. 72-2013/ND-CP regulating the management, supply and use of internet services and network information (“Decree 72”) which replaces Decree 97 dated August 28, 2008. Decree 72 also includes provisions regulating online games services which replace previous online game regulations. Decree 72 will take effect as of […]

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Amendments to Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN in relation to procedures for establishment of industrial property rights

After 5 years of implementation and having amended twice, Circular No.01/2007/TT-BKHCN (“Circular 01/2007”), which guides the implementation of the Government’s Decree No. 103/2006/NĐ-CP detailing and guiding implementation of a number of articles of the Law on Intellectual Property regarding Industrial Property,has been once more amended and supplemented by Circular No. 05/2013/TT-BKHCN issued by Ministry of […]

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9 Laws Approved by the National Assembly of Vietnam

The 5th session of Legislature XIII of the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) concluded o­n June 21, 2013. In this session, the NA approved: Law on Mediation at Grassroots Level; Law on Natural Disasters Prevention, Control and Mitigation; Law on Terrorism Prevention and Fighting; Law on Science and Technology (amended); Law on Defense and Security Education; […]

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Career Opportunity

Vacancies for recruitment We are currently looking for qualified candidates for the following positions which base in Hanoi: – 01 Senior Consultant of Patent & Design; – 01 Senior Consultant of Trademark & Copyright; – 01 Accountant; – 01 Front Office Executive. I. Senior Consultant of Patent & Design in mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic […]

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. represented by D&N International wins the first domain name lawsuit in Vietnam

A positive signal for the Vietnamese enforcement system The judgment No. 52/2011/KDTM-PT dated March 29, 2011 of the Appellate Court – the Supreme People’s Court in Hanoi, in favor of Plaintiff, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Samsung Company”), on its claim in respect of the domain name samsungmobile.vn, has marked a new milestone in the history […]

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