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Stay the completion of customs procedures

Stay the completion of customs procedures This measure of stay of the completion of customs procedures shall be taken at the request of the holder of an IPR protected in Vietnam, in order to collect information and evidence about a goods shipment to enable the IPR Holder to exercise his/her...

Intellectual Property Rights Services in Vietnam

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Company Search in Vietnam

Answen: We are foreign company and have recently discovered that a few companies might have infringed its trademark rights and wishes to conduct searches on the companies to retrieve details of the companies and whether the companies are related. We may wish to take action against the companies if the...

Lawyer SBLAW has joined the IPR roundtable at American Center, Diamond Plaza, HCMC.

Lawyer Nguyen Tien Hoa, parter of SBLaw has joined the IPR roundtable at American Center, Diamond Plaza, HCMC. As part of the series of activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg has visited Vietnam and accompanied by...

Issuing Joint Circular guidance for handling trade name infringement of industrial property rights in Vietnam.

In 05 April 2016, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Planning and Investment issued the Joint Circular No. 05/2016 / TTLT BKHCN-MPI detailed regulations and guidelines for case handling trade name infringement of industrial property rights. This Joint Circular apparently shall become effective on May 20, 2016. SBLAW would...
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IPR ENFORCEMENT MEASURES

 IPR ENFORCEMENT MEASURES To protect the intellectual property rights (IPR), a Right holder might exercise the right to self-defend or request the enforcement agency to deal with acts of IPR infringement by way of civil remedies, administrative measures or criminal punishments, or might request the application of import/export control measures...
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Upon a dispute over IPRs

Upon a dispute over IPRs, the right holder might initiate a civil lawsuit to the provincial or municipal people’s court to request for its settlement or application of the following remedies:    To compel the infringing party to terminate the act of infringement;  To compel the infringing party to make a public...
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Criminal punishment shall be applied to those person who deliberately commit acts of infringement of the copyright

Criminal punishment shall be applied to those person who deliberately commit acts of infringement of the copyright, related rights and industrial property rights to the trademarks and geographical indications being protected in Vietnam at the commercial scale.  Upon detecting a sign of an IPR infringement offence under Articles 170a and...

Intellectual Property Lawyers in Vietnam

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Agencies have the power to deal with IPR infringement acts

 Question: Which agencies in Vietnam have the power to deal with IPR infringement acts? What are the applicable procedures for dealing with IPR infringement acts? Answer: Pursuant to Article 200 of the 2005 IP Law of Vietnam, the following agencies shall  have the power to deal with IPR Infringement acts: 1. Courts 2. Inspectorates 3....
Q&A about Anti-counterfeiting in Vietnam

Q&A about Anti-counterfeiting in Vietnam

SBLAW would like to provide the client some information about anti-counterfeiting in Vietnam as follows: Q. Is there any difference between criminal protection and administrative protection? Is it practicable to claim for compensation? A: Yes, there are differences between criminal protection and administrative protection. You could only request the authority state bodies...
Licenses for trading in or circulating pharmaceuticals or agrochemical products

Licenses for trading in or circulating pharmaceuticals or agrochemical products

Question: According to Article 128.1 of the Intellectual Property Law, applicants for licenses for trading in or circulating pharmaceuticals or agrochemical products need to specifically request such data to be kept secret. Please also access the compliance of Article 128 with the Article 39 of the TRIPS Agreement. Answer: In...
Counterfeit issue in Vietnam

Q&A: Counterfeit issue in Vietnam

Question: We might file a lawsuit re: the counterfeit product found in Vietnam. We manufactured ion exchange resins and export to the world. Recently, we found a Vietnam company sold counterfeit resins. This is why we would file a lawsuit in Vietnam. Before we go more further, our counsel...