A helping hand for tech through amended IP law

A helping hand for tech through amended IP law

The long-awaited amended Law on Intellectual Property is expected to boost innovation and commercialisation of intellectual property assets in Vietnam once it takes effect in 2023. Huynh Thanh Dat, Minister of Science and Technology, talked to Hoang Giang about the important highlights that will create breakthroughs in the field.
Conforming to treaty via Law on IP

Conforming to treaty via Law on IP

In the last few years, Vietnam has signed a certain number of international trade agreements which require Vietnam to accede to or approve the WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) within a prescribed time period.
Lessons to learn regarding intellectual property issues

Lessons to learn regarding intellectual property issues

According to the ranking of the 100 most valuable brands globally published in 2020 by UK-based brand ranking and consulting company Interbrand, the United States was the country with the most intellectual property assets.
Managing partner of ASL Law Firm ranked top 100 lawyers in Vietnam

Managing partner of ASL Law Firm ranked top 100 lawyers in Vietnam

Pham Duy Khuong, representative from ASL LAW is in the list of Vietnam’s list of 100 top lawyers voted and announced by Asia Business Law Journal.
Lazada claiming full compliance against First News' allegation

Lazada claiming full compliance against First News' allegation

Both sides are sticking to their guns, with First News pressing its lawsuit and Lazada claiming full compliance with the law.
E-commerce companies called to account for fake books in circulation

E-commerce companies called to account for fake books in circulation

E-commerce companies cannot deny their responsibilities behind the rampage of fake books on their platforms.
BSA launches Clean Up to the Countdown to legalise corporate software assets

BSA launches Clean Up to the Countdown to legalise corporate software assets

Via Clean Up to the Countdown, BSA will team up with Vietnamese authorities and CEOs to make substantial reductions in the corporate use of illegal software.
Enforcing intellectual property rights – lesson from Samsung C&T

Enforcing intellectual property rights – lesson from Samsung C&T

Co-operation between intellectual property and other authorities like Business Registration Office would help address trademark infringements more effectively.
Rewiring intellectual property rules

Rewiring intellectual property rules

On June 14, the Vietnamese National Assembly passed a law amending and supplementing certain articles of the Law on Insurance Business and the  Law on Intellectual Property. The purpose of the move is to make national legislation compatible with the requi
Gov’t adopts intellectual property strategy through 2030

Gov’t adopts intellectual property strategy through 2030

The Government has adopted an intellectual property strategy setting goal to further improve Vietnam’s global innovation index (GII), Vietnam Government Portal (VGP) reported.
Exporting firms should focus on intellectual property

Exporting firms should focus on intellectual property

In order to take advantage of the Europe-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), Vietnamese enterprises should pay more attention to intellectual property rights.
1,000 probes into Chinese intellectual property theft: FBI

1,000 probes into Chinese intellectual property theft: FBI

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has nearly 1,000 investigations open into attempted intellectual property theft, nearly all of them involving Chinese, FBI director Christopher Wray said on Tuesday (Jul 23).
Intellectual property valuation, a hard task in Vietnam

Intellectual property valuation, a hard task in Vietnam

Valuation of intellectual property remains a grey area in Vietnam and can be improved only with support from authorities, experts have told a recent workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City.
Thousands of counterfeit-suspect Honda and Yamaha motor parts seized

Thousands of counterfeit-suspect Honda and Yamaha motor parts seized

Thousands of fake motor parts imitating the two leading motorcycle manufacturers Honda and Yamaha were found by the Market Management Department of Lang Son.
China to punish IP infringers after US trade truce

China to punish IP infringers after US trade truce

China announced Tuesday (Dec 4) stiffer punishments for serious infringers of intellectual property - including barring them from buying real estate or going on expensive holidays - as Washington clamours for action on the issue following a trade war truce.
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