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News article2 March 20211 min read

Protection of coloured vs non-coloured trade mark in Vietnam

“Should I file my mark in colour or in black-and-white?”

One of the most frequently asked questions by our clients who intend to file trade mark applications in Vietnam is “Should I file my mark in colour or in black-and-white?”. In order to answer this question, it is essential to look at how IP Vietnam and other authorities treat each type of trade mark through three aspects: (i) scope of protection, (ii) use of trade mark, and (ii) claim of priority right.

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Publication date
2 March 2021