Fifteen outstanding inventions honoured Sci-Tech

Fifteen outstanding inventions honoured

Fifteen pieces of inventions were honoured at a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 22, beating other 158 entries from 40 cities and provinces in a four-month competition.
Vietnam attends WIPO Assemblies’ meetings Sci-Tech

Vietnam attends WIPO Assemblies’ meetings

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Van Tung is leading a delegation to the 54th series of meetings of the Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), which kicked off in Geneva, Switzerland on September 22.
Vietnamese Ambassor elected Chair of WIPO Coordination Committee Politics

Vietnamese Ambassor elected Chair of WIPO Coordination Committee

The General Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) passed a vote to elect Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Trung Thanh, Vietnam’s permanent representative to the United Nations, the World Trade Organisation (WTO), and other international organisations, as the new Chair of the WIPO Coordination Committee during its 54th session on September 23.
Sci-Tech

Vietnam needs to spend more on R&D activities

There are numerous research & development (R&D) units in Vietnam, but Vietnamese have few patent cooperation treaties (PCT) registered at the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the English language news portal VietNamNet Bridge reported.
Business

Local IP rights need protection abroad

Although Vietnam’s intellectual property right registration abroad has recently seen positive changes, the number of registration applications handed to the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) each year remains too small, reported the Ministry of Industry and Trade's Vietnam Economic News.
Vietnam improves intellectual property system Society

Vietnam improves intellectual property system

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Hoang Tuan Anh had a meeting with General Director of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Francis Gurry on February 17 in Geneva to discuss ways to promote future cooperation between the two sides.
Business

Workshop promotes export trademark protection

A workshop was held in Hanoi on November 18-19 to discuss trademark protection for exports and the effective use of the Madrid system to protect intellectual property rights for Vietnamese exports in foreign markets.
Politics

Vietnam attends WIPO General Assembly

A Vietnamese delegation led by Director General of Vietnam’s National Office of Intellectual Property Ta Quang Minh attended the 51st session of the General Assembly of Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva.
Vietnam backs plans for intellectual property Society

Vietnam backs plans for intellectual property

Vietnam backs the compulsory public release of information on genetic resources and traditional knowledge on patents. It also agrees with the introduction of mechanisms to allow public access to information and enable the prosecution of offenders.
Business

Nation ranks 76th in innovation

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released its Global Innovation Index 2012 (GII), in which Vietnam was ranked 76th in innovation performance.