Announcement on Adopting the Vietnamese Version of the Nice Classification of Goods and Services 11-2021
The Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IP Vietnam) announces the adoption of the Vietnamese version of the Nice Classification 11-2021 Edition (NCL 11-2020) from January 1, 2021.
From January 1, 2021, the Vietnamese version of the Nice Classification 11-2021 Edition (NCL 11-2021), translated by the IP Vietnam from the English version published by WIPO, will be applied to the classification of goods and services for trademark registrations.
Applicants who do not classify the designated goods and services correctly in accordance with the Vietnamese version of the NCL 11-2021 will have their goods and services reclassified by IP Viet Nam and have to pay additional fees according to the regulations.
The Vietnamese translation of the NCL 11-2021 can now be found in the Industrial Property Official Gazette no. 380B published by IP Vietnam on November 25, 2019, and on the websites of IP Vietnam (http://www.ipvietnam.gov.vn/) as well as the Ministry of Science and Technology (www.most.gov.vn).
Notice No. 13975/TB-SHTT dated November 25, 2020 can be downloaded here.
Any matter arising during implementation of the NCL 11-2021 should be promptly informed to IP Vietnam for resolution./.
List of goods and services in alphabetical order of the NCL 11-2021 can be download here.