AE Solar's NFC chip innovation
The integration of NFC chips into its panels has helped German PV module manufacturer AE Solar pioneer a solution against piracy in the solar industry. Piracy problems are not new in the solar industry. The worst hit firms are those that are already known, well established and trusted on the market. Dishonest entrepreneurs take undue advantage of the goodwill gained by others’ hard work and...

Vietnam industrial property
Supply of ready-built factories and warehouses in southern Vietnam will increase by 28 percent this year to 2.7 million square meters. As more companies arrive from China after the pandemic, supply will rise by 25 percent to two million square meters in the north, real estate consultancy CBRE said in a recent report. It added that the trend of companies seeking to reduce supply chain...

With the promulgation of the Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy until 2030, Vietnam's IP system is expected to have great development which creates a driving force for innovation as well as dissemination of creative products, thereby enriching intellectual property (IP) assets - a resource of national internal power directly serving for sustainable development. Nowadays, under the circumstance...

IP Office of Viet Nam issued Notification No. 7108/TB-SHTT dated 22 May 2020 on Patent Prosecution Highway Program between the IP Office of Vietnam and the JPO (Japan Patent Office) in 2020. According to this Notification, IP Office of Vietnam has recieved enough 100 applications for PPH that Vietnam accepts in the period 01/4/2020 till 30/9/2020. However, there are 4 duplicated...

With many AirPods Pro cases saying ‘Assembled in Vietnam,' it appears that Apple has shifted part of its production from China to Vietnam. Many users have shared pictures on social media of the gadget with the new label instead of the ‘Assembled in China’ label it used to have. Vietnam only used to assemble AirPods and Lightning cables, while the AirPod Pro was exclusively made in China. The...