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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Using a geographical indication in Vietnam

According to the Article 124.7 in Intellctual property Law, use of a geographical indication means the performance of the following acts[…]

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Issue the GI Registration Certificate

If the Geographical Indication Registration Certificate is granted, the NOIP shall request the applicant to pay the fee for the grant of a GI Registration Certificate , the fee for notification of the Registration Certificate grant decision, the registration fee and the fee for maintenance of the first year’s validity of the patent[…]

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Substantive Examination of GI application in Vietnam

The purpose of substantive examination of GI applications is to assess the eligibility of objects claimed in the application under the requirements and corresponding protection scope[…]

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Notification of substantive examination results in Vietnam

On the date of expiration of the time limit for substantive examination of an application at the latest, the NOIP shall send to the applicant one of the following notices[…]

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Refuse to accept the valid application under Vietnam IP Law

The refusal accept the valid application of Vietnam Industrial design registration is realized as follows:

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