What are the steps for filing an international patent application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in Vietnam?

Written By PLF Law Firm “Individuals and organizations seeking patent protection in foreign jurisdictions were previously required to submit separate applications directly to each country in which they sought protection. Doing so was quite costly and time-consuming. However, Vietnam’s ratification of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 1994 has greatly alleviated patent owners. As of

What are the benefits of registering a trademark under the Madrid Protocol in Vietnam?

Written By PLF Law Firm “Formerly, Vietnam could not apply for this international trademark registration to protect its brands in countries that joined the Madrid Protocol but not the Madrid Agreement (the United States, United Kingdom, European Community, Japan, Korea, Singapore, etc.), until now.“ The Madrid Protocol is a multilateral treaty concluded in 1989 to enhance

How are trade secrets protected in Vietnam?

Written By PLF Law Firm “A trade secret is highly confidential and sensitive information entrusted only to a select group of individuals within a company. A company may suffer significant economic injury if its trade secrets are disclosed or misappropriated.“ What constitutes a ‘trade secret’ in Vietnam? A trade secret is any valuable commercial information

Copyright protection on the Internet

Written By PLF Law Firm “The acts of copying and cropping the contents of articles, images and videos that have been posted on the official websites of the organizations or individuals might be subject to administrative sanctions and even criminal ones in many cases.The contents which are often associated with copyright infringement on the internet