1. RECOGNITION OF WELL- KNOWN TRADEMARKS IN VIETNAM
REQUIRED DOCUMENT

• Power of Attorney from the Applicant  to VIPATCO (notarization is not required)
(a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 months from the filing date);
• 10 samples of the mark seeking the recognition as being well-known trademark;
• Documents proving that the mark is well-known. They should include, but not limited to, those which clearly show:
-  The estimated number of concerned consumers who may know the mark through buying, selling, or using the products or services bearing the mark, or through advertisement of the mark;
-  List of the countries where the products or services bearing the mark are circulated or provided;
-  The turnover from selling the products and/or supplying services bearing the mark, or number of products sold;
-  Advertisement fund for products and/or services bearing the mark;
-  List of the countries where the mark is registered and recognized as being well-known;
-  The value of the mark in business transactions, such as assignment, licensing, investment capital contribution, etc.

 

2. RENEWAL AND ANNUITY OF CERTIFICATES
ANNUITY FOR INVENTION/ UTILITY SOLUTION PATENT 

Required information:
 1. Data related to the Patent including Patent number; Patent owner; Filing date; Granting date; Priority date ....
2. The effective year for which the annuity should be paid.


RENEWAL FOR INDUSTRIAL DESIGN PATENT

   Required documents:
1. Power of Attorney from the Owner to VIPATCO (notarization is not required);
(a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 months from the filing date);
2. Original Certificate of Industrial Design. 

 

RENEWAL FOR TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
    Required documents:
1.  Power of attorney from Trademark Owner to VIPATCO (notarization is not required);
(a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 month from the filing date);
2. Original Certificate of Trademark Registration.
Note:
-  Annuity and Renewal fees can be paid in the duration of six months before the due date. 
-  Late paying the said fees is accepted provided that it is not later than 6 months from the due date and the surcharge of 10% per late month is added. 

 

3. RECORDAL OF CHANGE OF NAME AND/OR ADDRESS OF OWNER
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

1.  Power of attorney from the Right's Owner to VIPATCO (notarization is not required);
(a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 month from the filing date)
2.  Notarized Documents relating to the change of name and/or address of the Owner (required at filing);
3. Original Patent for Invention/Utility Solution/Industrial Design or Certificate of Trademark Registration, layout - designs of integrated circuits (required at filing).

 

4. DUPLICATION OF CERTIFICATE
    Required documents
1. Power of Attorney from the Right’s Owner to VIPATCO (notarization is not required);
 (a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 month from the filing date)
2. Formal letter from right’s owner to National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) presenting the reason causing the missing or the damage of Patent or Registration Certificate.
 
5. REGISTRATION OF LICENSE / ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT 
A/ REGISTRATION OF LICENSE CONTRACT

    Required documents 
1. Power of Attorney from licensor or licensee to VIPATCO (notarization is not required);
(a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 month from the filing date)
2. Two original/ or Certified copies of License Contract;
If the Contract to be recorded is a Sub -License, it must be accompanied by a copy of the Certificate of recordation of the corresponding exclusive license;
4. Certified copy of the Patent of Invention/Utility Solution/ Industrial Design, Certificate of Trademark Registration or layout – designs of integrated circuits.
5. Notarized copy of Business License/Investment License in case of licensing a trademark and the License is a Vietnamese entity.

 

B/ REGISTRATION OF ASSIGNMENT AGREEMENT  
    Required documents
1. Power of attorney from assignor or assignee to VIPATCO (notarization is not required);
(a copy is accepted for filing application but the original one must be submitted within 01 month from the filing date)
2. 02 original or certified copies of Assignment Agreement;
3. Original Patent of Invention/Utility Solution/Industrial Design or Certificate of Trademark Registration, layout – designs of integrated circuits;
4. A notarized copy of Business License/Investment License if the Assignee is a Vietnamese entity.

 

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