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News article29 March 2023European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency1 min read

Vietnam Issues Interim Protocols for Handling Applications Under Amended IP Law

Vietnam’s amended Law on Intellectual Property of 2022 (“Amended IP Law”) took effect on January 1, 2023, with the exception of a few provisions. However, subordinate legal documents (bylaws) providing necessary details and guidance on the new law still have not been issued, leaving some aspects of the law’s implementation in a state of limbo. This has caused a particular challenge for applications for establishing industrial property rights that were filed before January 1, 2023, but remain pending at the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (“IP Office”).

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29 March 2023
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European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency