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Industrial Design registration in Vietnam

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  • Design fees

Fees associated with filing an industrial design application in Vietnam as well as other design fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Minimum filing requirements in Vietnam

- applicant's name and address, inventor's name and address;
- set of pictures/drawings of the design.

  • Multiple design applications

Multiple design applications are possible in Vietnam.

  • Validity term

The validity term of a design in Vietnam is five years from the filing date and may be renewed twice every five years (15 years in total).

  • Examination of a design application in Vietnam

Substantive examination must be requested at filing.

  • Opposition period

The opposition against a Vietnamese design application may be submitted by a third party within 4 months from the publication date.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

The original Power of Attorney must be submitted within one month from filing an industrial design application in Vietnam. Notarization or legalization is not required.

  • Priority document

The certified copy of the priority document must be translated into Vietnamese and submitted within three months from filing an industrial design application in Vietnam.

  • Grace period

Novelty grace period for industrial design is six months from the first disclosure/publication/exhibition.

  • Grant and patent maintenance

The official grant fee for the industrial design patent must be paid within three months from issuance of the decision to grant a design patent. To renew the validity of the design patent, the owner must file a request for renewal and pay the renewal fee within six months before the expiry of the preceding validity term. The design patent may also be renewed within 6 months after the renewal due date on condition of payment of an additional charge.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreign persons, it is required to perform the industrial design prosecution in Vietnam through an agent, a registered Vietnamese patent attorney.

  • What can be registered

An industrial design means a specific appearance of a product embodied by three-dimensional configurations, lines, colours, or a combination of these elements.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by HAIHAN-IP on 27.02.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Vietnamese IP Laws.