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4 lưu ý quan trọng trong việc bảo hộ chương trình máy tính tại Việt Nam

Chương trình máy tính đang được áp dụng ngày càng rộng rãi và đóng vai trò quan trọng trong nhiều lĩnh vực nhằm phục vụ, đáp ứng một cách hiệu quả cho các nhu cầu và mục đích khác nhau. Cũng như đối với các tài sản trí tuệ khác, chủ thể quyền của chương trình máy tính luôn mong muốn tối ưu hóa mọi biện pháp bảo hộ cho chương trình máy tính mà họ sáng tạo ra để đảm bảo độc quyền sử dụng, thương mại hóa tài sản trí tuệ và thực thi hiệu quả chống lại...

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8 Important Tips In Mind From A Recent Cybersquatting Case in Vietnam

New regulations on administrative liability for exports that violate IPRs In July 2021, the Ministry of Science and Technology published for public consultation a draft decree (“Draft Decree”) amending certain provisions in Decree No. 99/2013/ND-CP (“Decree 99”) on the sanctioning of administrative violations in industrial property, under which it was proposed to sanction the export of industrial property infringement or counterfeit goods....

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How do I find a Vietnam patent?

Download Your invention cannot be patented if it has already been made public. Therefore, a search of all previous public disclosures, foreign patents and printed publications should be conducted. Online Patent Register and Online Gazette in Vietnam You can search for patents in Vietnam using the following three databases: (i) Search # 1:  http://iplib.ipvietnam.gov.vn/WebUI/WSearch.php This Search #1 is the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam's Online Register. Since March 2020, the database for this Search #1, which has been established and utilized for years, has ceased to be updated. Please access http://iplib.ipvietnam.gov.vn/WebUI/WSearch.php to search patents in Vietnam. (ii) Search # 2:  An online tool powered by WIPO This online...

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Profit from Original Industrial Designs in Cambodia

Download 1. Industrial Design in Cambodia is protected under the Law on Patents, Utility Models Certificates and Industrial Design.  According to this Law, protection is provided for a period of five years and can be renewed for two consecutive periods of five years.  Application has to be submitted to the Registrar of the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy and has to be published in order to provide an opportunity for a third party to oppose the registration.  Since Cambodia is a member of the Paris Convention, a priority claim is affordable and the priority date is the date of first filing...

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The contribution of Trademark Registration in Cambodia to Business Development

Trademark registration in Cambodia is very important because a trademark is considered to be an image of a company. It allows customers to distinguish between a product of one establishment from another, thus giving a business the possibility to better market its product or service in comparison with its competitors. A trademark doesn’t just help a client to identify goods or services but will attach itself to the quality and reputation of the merchandise or service using that trademark. ...

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Commercialization of Inventions in Cambodia

Commercialization of inventions is a strategic instrument for IP asset management. To make use of its knowledge and innovation, companies are now starting to think of using this asset as the basis of their business strategy. This concept is even more important for small and medium-sized enterprise for which the capital or physical assets are scarce and difficult to obtain. Unlike other assets, the value of IP assets will be substantially increased through proper use and legal protection. In this regard, many young emerging economies have counted on the importance of intellectual property rights protection as...

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Strategies for effective IP management and commercialization in Vietnam

For the effective development, management, and exploitation of intellectual property, it is crucial that organizations doing business in Vietnam should comprehend their current awareness of intellectual property as an asset and their desired awareness in order to maximize value for their stakeholders. Intellectual property can provide stakeholders with value at the following levels: (i) Defensive; (ii) Cost Control; (iii) Profit Center; (iv) Integrated; and (v) Visionary....

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Patent in Vietnam – Late national phase entry or revive the PCT application?

Download 1. Is it possible to submit patent applications first and then submit the Vietnamese translation of the patent specification later? The involved fees for late submission? Legal grounds: Article 100, 102 and 108 of Vietnamese Intellectual Property Law in 2005, revised in 2009 and 2019. Point 7.1(a) of Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN revised and supplemented by Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN. Point 9.4 and 9.5 of Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN. Rule 3.1.1 of Vietnam Examination Regulations For Patent Applications. Under Vietnam patent regulations, the Vietnamese translation of the patent specification is one of the minimum documents which is required at the time of filing the...

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Industrial design protection for products under the Hague System – Key to business success in Vietnam

Copying and mimicking the presentation and packaging design of other people's products has become a pretty typical occurrence in many fields. Meanwhile, protection of intellectual property rights (“IP”) for product designs is critical for all businesses since it helps to increase the perceived value of their brand distinctiveness among consumers. This has become even more critical in recent years, as counterfeiting has increased. Establishing intellectual property rights over industrial designs is not straightforward; therefore, before filing an application for protection of an industrial design ("ID"), manufacturers and businesses should consult with IP experts to grasp and comprehend the provisions of...

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