Protect your industrial design in Vietnam


If you have a industrial design and would like to register it, SBLaw would like to inform you some information about protecting your industrial design in Vietnam for your reference:

Criteria for protection    Novelty Pattern for industrial or handicraft manufacture
Required documents
  1. Description;
  2. Six (06) sets of photographs/drawings in the same ratio comprising front, back, top, bottom, left, right and perspective views. Dimension of representation should not be larger than 210mm x 297 mm (A4 size) and not be smaller than 90mm x 120mm.
  3. Power of Attorney for SBLaw
  4. Deed of Assignment of Right to file application (if any)
  5. Priority document (if any)
Approximate time to obtain Design Patent           12 months
  • Maximum renewals: 2 times
  • Renewal should be paid within 6 months prior to the expiry date (a grace period of 6 months expiry date is available providing that the Design Owner must pay late renewal fee)
Term of Validity             5 years (each term)

15 year (maximum, 2 times of renewal)