Patent Invalidation in Vietnam: How to proceed?
Download 1. Introduction Patents are widely regarded as a "crutial" instrument for intellectual property (IP) rights holders seeking to establish a unique market position for their patented products. Patents grant the owner exclusive rights to market their product, license their invention to third parties to recoup investments, and prevent competitors from infringing on their patent rights. Given the huge competitive advantages that the patent brings, it is not surprising that the occurrence of patent disputes is on the rise. Having a patented invention does not guarantee that it is free of errors and automatically valid. “A presumption of validity is what allows the...Continue reading