[1] protection mechanisms

  • first-to-file rule 

Viet Nam has adopted the “first-to-file” rule, i.e. where two or more applications are filed by many different parties for protection of the same trademark, a certificate may only be granted to the valid application...



[1] procedure

  • filing receipt

As our usual, the filing receipt of trademark application which is issued by Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property at the filing will be forwarded to you within 24 hours. However, we always strive to complete and file...



[1] disclaimer

One of outstanding issues in IPR protection in Vietnam is trademark disclaimer. Vietnamese IP Act does not allow a trademark owner, by themselves, to provide disclaimer to a certain component...