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.

The State allows organizations and individuals producing products bearing geographical indications, collective organizations representing such organizations or individuals or administrative management agencies of localities to which such geographical indications pertain to exercise the right to register such geographical indications. Persons who exercise  the right to register geographical indications shall not become owners of such geographical indications.