Processing of IP applications at Vietnam IP Office in 2020

adminquantri - April 14, 2021
In 2020, despite the fact that the Covid-19 pandemic seriously affected every aspect of life, the number of patent applications filed with the Vietnam IP Office still increased in comparison…

Notification on application of legal provisions relating to time limits for applicants affected by Covid-19 and transactions between applicants and the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam

adminquantri - April 3, 2021
IP Viet Nam issued Notification No. 5277/TB-SHTT dated 31 March 2020 on application of legal provisions relating to time limits for applicants affected by Covid-19 and transactions between applicants and…

Circular 208/2016/TT-BTC: New regulations on fees and charges for national domain names “.vn”

adminquantri - February 2, 2021
On November 10, 2016, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) issued Circular No. 208/2016/TT-BTC (“Circular No. 208”) providing for the collection rates, regime of collection, payment, management and use of fees…

Criminal Code 2017: New developments in the fight against intellectual property crimes

adminquantri - December 15, 2017
As of January 1st, 2018, the 2017 Criminal Code (“new Criminal Code”) will take effect, replacing the current 2009 Criminal Code which was adopted by the National Assembly in 1999…