Trademark registration

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Trademark Registration Process in Vietnam
Trademark Registration Process in Vietnam (click to zoom)

1. Why Register?

Registering a trademark helps to distinguish your goods and services from others in the market. Besides, it also works as a deterrent to others who would want to pass of their goods as yours.

2. The legal basis

  • Intellectual Property Law No. 50/2005/QH11 ;
  • The Government’s Decree No. 103/2006/ND-CP ;
  • Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN ;
  • Circular No. 263/2016/TT-BTC ;

3. Protection Conditions

  • Visible signs in the form of letters, words, drawings or images, including holograms, or a combination thereof.
  • Being capable of distinguishing goods or services of the trademark’s owner from those of other objects.

4. Requisite documents

  • Prescribed application form
  • Trademark samples (05 specimens of trademark within the size not exceeding 80x80mm);
  • Relevant documents
  • Receipt of prescribed fees
  • Power of Attorney for InvestOne

5. Time frame

  • Formality examination: 01 month;
  • The publication date: 02 months from filing date;
  • Substantive examination within around 09 months from the publication date.

6. Registration Fees

  • Official fees and attorneys fees
  • Based on the number of classes and products

7. Trademark Certificate

  • Valid from the granting date and last for 10 years from the filing date;
  • Renewable every 10 years.