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Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman

Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the WTO and other international organisations in Geneva, has been elected Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organisation

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Vietnam promotes e-filing system at intellectual property office

 Vietnam will work harder to raise public awareness of e-filing system in intellectual property (IP) registration, which has been put into place earlier this year by the National Office of

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The Minister of Science and Technology has handed over the Decision on appointment of the Director General of the National Office of Intellectual Property and De

On 06/3/2017, the Minister of Science and Technology has announced and handed over the Decision appointing Mr. Dinh Huu Phi to hold the position of Director General of the National

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Record Year for International Patent Applications in 2016; Strong Demand Also for Trademark and Industrial Design Protection

China’s ZTE Corporation overtook its crosstown rival Huawei Technologies as the biggest filer of international patent applications via WIPO in 2016 and U.S.-based Qualcomm Inc. claimed third position amid another

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Australia: IP Australia launches intellectual property mediation service

On 10 July 2017, IP Australia launched its IP Mediation Referral Service. The intent of the service is to encourage intellectual property disputes to be resolved more cost effectively through

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IP rights violations alarm agencies

Many Vietnamese food producers have reported breaches and misuse of their brand images, with not only domestic firms but also foreign firms violating Vietnamese producers’ intellectual property (IP) rights. During

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GRANT OF PROTECTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION “KAMPOT” FOR PEPPER PRODUCT

On December 28, 2016, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam issued Decision No. 5065/QĐ/SHTT to grant the Geographical Indication Certificate No. 00054 for the famous Kampot pepper product.

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GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION PROTECTION OF “QUẢN BẠ” FOR SEEDLESS PERSIMMON

On 05/07/2017 the National Office of Intellectual Property has issued Decision No.2148 /QĐ-SHTT on granting Geographical indication registration certificate No. 00056 for the famous “Quản Bạ” seedless persimmon. Hà Giang

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GRANT OF PROTECTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION “KAMPONG SPEU” FOR PALM SUGAR

On 28 December 2016, the National Office of Interlectual Property of Viet Nam issued Decision No. 5046/ QĐ-SHTT on granting Geographical Indication Certification No. 00053 for the infamous Kampong Speu

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GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION PROTECTION OF “HƯNG YÊN” FOR LONGAN FRUIT

On January 23rd, 2017, the National Office of Intellectual Property has issued Decision No. 186/QD-SHTT on granting Geographical indication registration certificate No 00055 for the famous “Hưng Yên” longan fruit.

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