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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[...]

Right to register geographical indications

According to the Article 88 in Vietnam Intellecutal property Law, The right to register Vietnamese geographical indications belongs to the State[...]

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 palm sugar. The name of “Kampong Speu” is related to sugar production and palm sugar is known as a traditional...

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[...]

Geographical conditions relevant to geographical indications

According to the Article 82 in Intellectual Property Law, Geographical conditions relevant to geographical indications as[...]

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. Hưng Yên’s Department of Science and Technology is the organization in charge of managing this GI. Longan fruit is long...

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 Provincial People’s Committee is the organization in charge of managing this GI. Quản Bạ is a district of Đồng Văn...

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[...]

The application for a Vietnam GI registration

The GI application shall consist of the following documents:

Procedures for Obtaining a Geographical Indication

In order to reach the Geographical Indication registration certificate , the applicants have to fulfill the whole examination procedure consists of following steps[...]

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[...]

Filing the Geography Indication Application

Filing the Vietnam Geography indication application is carried out as following: