Mr. Nguyen Vu Quan – Member of KENFOX IP & Law Office Receives “Lexology Legal Influencer” Award for Two Consecutive Years

Download KENFOX IP & Law Office is thrilled to announce that our esteemed member, Mr. Nguyen Vu Quan, has been recognized as a "Lexology Legal Influencer Q2-2024" ("Q2-2024 Legal Industry Influencer") in the Intellectual Property (IP) field. This marks Mr. Quan's second consecutive recognition by Lexology, following his outstanding achievement in earning the "Lexology Legal Influencer Q2-2023" award last year. (see: https://www.lexology.com/firms/kenfox-ip-and-law-office/nguyen_vu_quan) Mr. Quan's consecutive two-year win of the "Lexology Legal Influencer" award is a testament to his dedication and exceptional expertise in the IP field. With his in-depth knowledge, sharp strategic vision, extensive practical experience, and strong sense of responsibility, Mr....

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A Representative Office of Foreign Pharmaceutical Company in Vietnam: What Is It Allowed To Do?

Antibiotice S.A (Romania) has established a Representative Office (“RO”) in Hanoi to serve as a liaison, explore the market, and promote investment and business opportunities in Vietnam. Currently, the company aims to expand its business activities in the healthcare sector. Specifically, Antibiotice S.A’s RO intends to carry out the following activities:...

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Chinese Enterprises Flock to Bac Giang: Trends and Developments

Download According to the leader of the People's Committee of Bac Giang province, numerous Chinese companies, commonly referred to as "eagle" businesses, have established their operations in Bac Giang. Consequently, China has become the largest source of registered investment capital in the province, totaling nearly $6.4 billion USD. Significant Chinese investments in 2023 Bac Giang province continues to attract substantial Chinese investments this year. Notably, the Yadea Group has committed to an investment in Tan Hung Industrial Park, Lang Giang district. The project aims to construct a facility for manufacturing and assembling electric motorbikes, with a projected capacity of about 2 million vehicles...

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Exploring Vietnam’s Investment Landscape: DeHeng’s Strategic Visit to KENFOX

Today, 09 April 2024, a team from DeHeng Law Offices conducted a visit to our firm, KENFOX IP & Law Office in Hanoi, to discuss the prospect of establishing a working relationship and to gain insights into the investment climate in Vietnam. DeHeng Law Offices, founded in 1993, is a leading law firm known for its comprehensive legal services, with over 4,000 legal service professionals and a significant commercial presence in more than 10 countries worldwide. KENFOX is highly regarded for its specialized expertise in IP, business, and investment laws. The current landscape indicates that China is massively investing in Vietnam...

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Chinese investment in Vietnam: 5 popular investment forms

Chinese investors who wish to do business in Vietnam can carry out procedures to invest according to the forms and mechanisms specified in Article 21 of the Investment Law 2020 through the establishment of new enterprises, investment investing in existing businesses, implementing investment projects, to business cooperation through BCC contracts, and new forms of investment and types of economic organizations according to the regulations of the Vietnamese government. KENFOX IP & Law Office introduces 5 popular investment forms of Chinese investors in Vietnam ....

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Investing in Vietnam: What Should Chinese Investors Consider?

The investment landscape of China in Vietnam is currently experiencing many positive changes. As of April 2023, investment from China has seen a nearly 70% increase compared to the previous year. Chinese investment is diversifying across various provinces and cities in Vietnam, reaching from the North to the South, and extending from strategically important provinces to major industrial zones. This diversification is enhancing local economic development. Such expansive investment efforts position China as a leading source of foreign investment in Vietnam, even surpassing traditional investors like Korea, Japan, and Singapore. Furthermore, Chinese investment in Vietnam mirrors the broader trend of...

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Fighting the Fakes: 8 common tricks employed by online sellers in Vietnam

Download Online e-commerce platforms have revolutionized the way we shop, offering convenience and a broader selection of goods. However, this digital transformation has also brought significant challenges for Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) holders who aim to control the proliferation of counterfeit products. Online sellers of fraudulent goods employ a very wide range of deception tricks in their online stores to outsmart the consumers, so as to maximize their ill-gotten gain. At KENFOX, our attorneys have joined forces with Vietnamese enforcement authorities to tackle these unethical practices head-on. Through collaboration with Vietnamese enforcement authorities, our attorneys from KENFOX have dealt with various...

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Zoom meeting: KENFOX – IstekPatent Partnership Discussion

Today, 01 March 2024, KENFOX IP & Law Office has successfully arranged a Zoom meeting with a partner from Turkey. Participating the meeting is Ms. Sürücan BATMAZ of Istek Patent and Mr. Quan, IP Manager and Ms. Hong, a senior associate from KENFOX IP & Law Office in Vietnam. A 40-minute meeting via Zoom online platform is short, but very valuable for both parties to get to know about each other. Various questions on IP protection in Vietnam as well as Turkey are raised and we together shared about strong points of two firms, showing a keen interest in learning...

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Bac Ninh Police Seize a Large Cache of Electronic Cigarette Liquid Burners

Download 1. Case Brief In a significant operation, the Bac Ninh City Police have temporarily seized an extensive collection of electronic cigarette components, including nearly 400,000 finished liquid burners, in excess of 300 bottles of various essential oils, and several machines used in the manufacture of e-cigarettes. These items were of unknown origin. The action took place on December 27, in coordination with Market Management Team No. 1, during a thorough inspection of a warehouse in the Khuc Xuyen craft village industrial area, located in the Khuc Xuyen ward. The authorities discovered a substantial quantity of e-cigarette liquid burners, lacking necessary documentation such...

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How did KENFOX successfully defend a pharmaceutical trademark in a recent lawsuit in Vietnam?

The lawsuit, spanning nearly 4 years and centered around the protection of a pharmaceutical trademark, recently reached a favorable resolution for C Pharmaceutical Company – a client represented by KENFOX in the Ho Chi Minh City People's Court. Pursuing justice and combating trademark squatting in Vietnam has consistently proven to be a complex undertaking. We take great joy and pride in standing alongside the trademark owner throughout this arduous journey, offering guidance from initial advice to courtroom representation in this challenging dispute. The significance of this victory is heightened as we approach the conclusion of the year 2023....

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