VN franchise rules under pressure to change

At the end of the 1990s, franchise was still a strange concept to most people in Việt Nam. There were no opportunities to enjoy or even see the products and

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Counterfeiting on the Rise in Vietnam

The Market Surveillance Agency (MSA) of the Ministry of Industry and Trade, one of the bodies enforcing intellectual property and compliance laws in Vietnamese market, has been very active in

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Valued Added Tax on IP Licensing in Vietnam

Until last month, it was understood that no Intellectual Property license was subject to value added tax VAT under Vietnamese law, benefiting from an exemption based on the principle that

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Vietnam rubber trademark announced

The Vietnamese rubber trademark, “Vietnam Rubber”, has been accredited by the National Office of Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Science and Technology. The accreditation came after two years of

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