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Intellectual property protection in Vietnam

Intellectual Property in Vietnam

1. Vietnam general info

Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the Eastern most country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is the world's 13th-most-populous country, and the eighth-most-populous Asian country. The country is bordered by China to the North, Laos to the Northwest, Cambodia to the Southwest, and the South China Sea to the East; has a maritime border with Malaysia. Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North and South Vietnam in 1976.

International Country Code: VN

Time zone:   UTC+7

Currency: Vietnamese dong (VND)

See brief information about Patent registration in Vietnam (non-PCT)

See brief information about Patent registration in Vietnam (PCT national phase)

See brief information about Trademark registration in Vietnam

See brief information about Industrial Design registration in Vietnam

2. IP Legal Base in Vietnam

Intellectual Property Law
Civil Code

3. International organizations/agreements

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

4. Patent Office Contact Details

National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam
384-386, Nguyen Trai Street
Thanh Xuan District, Ha Noi City
Phone: (+844) 3557 2091
Fax: (+844) 3557 2090
Еmail: congnghethongtin@noip.gov.vn, vietnamipo@noip.gov.vn
www.noip.gov.vn

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Vietnam are available in the fee calculator.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by DAI TIN & ASSOCIATES on 27/02/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Vietnamese IP Laws.

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