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World Intellectual Property Organisation

Vietnam boosts cooperation with WIPO

Business

Vietnam boosts cooperation with WIPO

Deputy Minister of Science and Technology Tran Viet Thanh had a working session with General Director of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Francis Gurry on October 7 in Geneva.

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.

Vietnam needs to spend more on R&D activities

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.

Local IP rights need protection abroad

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.

Workshop promotes export trademark protection

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.