Quyền tác giả đánh bại quyền nhãn hiệu – Một vụ việc hay để hiểu hơn về lợi ích của đăng ký quyền tác giả tại Việt Nam

Quyền tác giả đánh bại quyền nhãn hiệu - KENFOX

Xung đột giữa nhãn hiệu và quyền tác giả diễn ra khá phổ biến tại nhiều khu vực pháp lý trên thế giới. Logo hay tác phẩm mỹ thuật ứng dụng của người này bị các chủ thể đầu cơ đăng ký dưới dạng nhãn hiệu không phải là hiện tượng hiếm gặp. Cũng giống như Trung Quốc, Việt Nam cũng áp dụng nguyên tắc “first-to-file” (nguyên tắc nộp đơn đầu tiên) trong xác lập quyền sở hữu trí tuệ đối với nhãn hiệu. Vụ tranh chấp giữa quyền tác giả và nhãn hiệu nêu trên là một minh chứng cho...

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What should be noted about non-traditional trademarks in Vietnam?

Download Trademarks based on a single color, appearance, shape, sound, smell, taste and texture are often difficult to register. 1. Three-dimensional shapes (3D marks) in Vietnam: No separate provisions are set out in the laws of Vietnam concerning registration of a 3D mark. It is possible to register the shape of a product as a three-dimensional trademark, provided the shape performs the function of a trademark in the marketplace. To qualify, the shape of the product must be  inherently distinctive. The shape should also not be dictated by the function of the product. For a 3D trademark application in Vietnam, all images (from different views) of...

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Should I file an observation or opposition in industrial property procedures under Vietnam’s IP Law 2022?

Download If you believe that a trademark application in Vietnam is likely to conflict with or adversely affect your prior rights, or that it does not meet the criteria for protection, you may submit your opinions on the grant of an exclusive right to such a trademark application to the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IP VIETNAM) after it has been published in the industrial property gazette of Vietnam. The Vietnam IP Law 2022 gives third parties two options for voicing their opinions on pending trademark applications in Vietnam: (i) third party observation and/or (ii) opposition.  1. What are a trademark opposition...

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Vietnamese People’s Court System and How it Works in Vietnam

Download The People's Courts are judicial organs exercising judicial power on behalf of the State. They are are responsible for safeguarding justice, human rights, citizenship rights, the socialist regime, interests of the State, legitimate rights and interests of organizations and individuals. The Vietnamese People's Court system is comprised of the following five types of courts: The Supreme People’s Court; The People’s High Courts (3 High Courts for the North, Centre and South of Vietnam); Provincial People’s Courts (63 Provincial Courts); District People’s Courts (710 District Courts); Military Courts (3 types). Understanding the Vietnamese People's Court system in depth will help you determine...

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How to determine the jurisdiction of the court hearing IPR related cases in Vietnam?

In recent years, a number of intellectual property (IP) related cases have been filed with Courts in Vietnam for hearing . However, it is not always easy to determine the jurisdiction of the court which is competent to hear a case. In order to protect your intellectual property rights, it is important to know where you can file a complaint....

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Vietnam’s Amended IP Law Of 2022: How 12 Critical Patent Provisions Affect You

The Amended IP Law of 2022 is the third amendment to the original IP law of Vietnam that was passed in 2005, revised in 2009 and then in 2019 (“the amended IP Law” or “the 2022 IP Law”). The 2022 IP Law of Vietnam will take effect from 01 January 2023, except for provisions on sound marks that was effective on 14 January 2022, and provisions on protection of testing data for agricultural chemicals that will be effective as of 14 January 2024. The 2022 IP law contains extensive amendments which are considered a major overhaul of the current Vietnamese...

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