Is it possible to recover Domain name .VN appropriated by cybersquatters in Vietnam?(01/14/2015)
In Vietnam, for the years of 2000s, domain name disputes happened and trended to be more incrseasing, however, since no UDRP for domain name .VN is issued by Vietnam’s authority, thus almost disputes are either still pending or are not thoroughly handled. Method of conciliation among the related parties for domain name dipuste resolution is mainly recommended by Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC).
Overview on Legal Measures against IPRs Infringement acts in Vietnam(01/14/2015)
Section 199 of the 2005 Vietnam IP Law as amended in 2009 provides for that any organization or individual who commits an act of infringement of the intellectual property rights of another organization or individual shall, depending upon the nature and seriousness of such infringement, be dealt with by the application of civil, administrative or criminal remedies. Detail
How to respond to a provisional refusal issued by the Vietnam Trademark Bureau concerning International Registration of Mark Designating Vietnam(11/18/2014)
As Vietnam is a contracting party of the Madrid system comprising the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks (entry into on June 25, 1939) and the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement (entry into on April 11, 2006), therefore, a trademark registration may be obtained by filing an international registration of mark designating Vietnam, among other designated countries, through the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). There are more than 5,000 international applications designating Vietnam including subsequent designation ones, making up about 15% of total applications filed annually in Vietnam. Where a mark internationally filed under the Madrid system is rejected by Vietnam (i.e. the Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property (“NOIP”), Detail