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Intellectual property in Vietnam

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
The Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam and the Copyright Office of Vietnam.
Regional Organisations
Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group (IPEG), Intellectual Property Resource of each member economy of the APEC Community.
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
Membership to the TRIPS agreement - Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)

National Regulation and International Agreements

Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent Law
20 years Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trademarks law
10 years, renewable every 10 years. Trademark Law Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Design law
5 years  
Copyright (Guidelines IP law)
50 years or indefinitely depending on the kind of works. Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Rome ConventionFor the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
Industrial Models
Models laws
5 years.  

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