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Vietnamese ICT (Information and Communications Technology) firms have witnessed Covid-19 decrease revenues by 30-90 percent as foreign customers cancel or delay orders. Since March, the number of contracts from Europe have fallen by 60-70 percent, while, since April, those from Asia dropped 30 percent, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications. As customers from the...

World IP Day
Every April 26, we celebrate World Intellectual Property Day to learn about the role that intellectual property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity. World IP Day 2020 puts innovation – and the IP rights that support it – at the heart of efforts to create a green future. Why? Because the choices we make today will shape our tomorrow. The earth is our home. We...

IP Office of Vietnam
IP Viet Nam issued Notification No. 5277/TB-SHTT dated 31 March 2020 on application of legal provisions relating to time limits for applicants affected by Covid-19 and transactions between applicants and the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) caused by a novel coronavirus has occurred globally with rapid spread and severely affected to all aspects of...

Patent Apps by Country
Each year, innovators file thousands of international patent, trademark and industrial design applications to protect their intellectual property across multiple countries. In 2019, China 🇨🇳 became the top filer of international patent applications, followed by the U.S. 🇺🇸, Japan 🇯🇵, Germany 🇩🇪, and the Republic of Korea 🇰🇷 Watch video and see what countries made it to the top 10 spots for...

Covid-19
On March 31, 2020, Vietnam issued Directive No. 16/CT-TTg of the Prime Minister of Vietnam, setting out a wide range of social distancing measures, which we covered in an earlier client alert (click here for details). Following this nationwide announcement, local authorities in various provinces and cities have released their own guidance on implementation of measures for preventing and...