Market management authorities strengthen fight against counterfeit goods (Photo:VNA)

The Vietnam Association for Anti-counterfeiting and Trademark Protection (VATAP) announced the establishment of a consultancy centre for business support and trademark development on September 22. 

Besides advising enterprises on business laws and regulations, the centre will serve as bridge between consumers and producers, according to Director Tran Mai Khanh.

The centre will actively support businesses in building, developing and protecting their trademarks and intellectual property, helping avoid brand name repetition and counterfeit products.

The centre has designed two websites, hanghoavacongluan.com.vn and sieuthihangthat.vn, to help enterprises introduce their products.

According to Chairman of the association Le The Bao, counterfeit goods are exceedingly common in the local market and threaten businesses’ development .

The centre is expected to intensify the fight against counterfeit goods and intellectual property infringement, he added.-VNA