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...
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...
According to the Article 88 in Vietnam Intellecutal property Law, The right to register Vietnamese geographical indications belongs to the State[...]
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[...]
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[...]
In order to reach the Geographical Indication registration certificate , the applicants have to fulfill the whole examination procedure consists of following steps[...]
According to the Article 124.7 in Intellctual property Law, use of a geographical indication means the performance of the following acts[...]
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[...]
According to the Article 106 in Vietnam Intellectual Property Law[...]
The GI application shall consist of the following documents:
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. For Kampot pepper is protected the in Cambodia. Kampot is the name of a region in Cambodia. Kampot pepper was...
According to the Article 80, there are some subject matters shall not be protected as geographical indications, includes[...]
Filing the Vietnam Geography indication application is carried out as following:
According to the Article 81 in Intellectual Property Law, provisions of reputation, quality and charcteristics of products as follows[...]
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