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News article7 July 2023European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency1 min read

New Definition of Industrial Design in Vietnam’s Amended IP Law Needs Clarification

The amended IP Law adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam on June 16, 2022, which took effect on January 1, 2023, revises the definition of an industrial design, which had been unaltered since the introduction of the first IP Law in 2005. This amended definition will certainly have a significant influence on the understanding, application, and interpretation of regulations on protection of industrial designs in Vietnam.