Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam has asked the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) for radical reforms to better promote scientific and technological innovations in Việt Nam.— Photo nhandan.com.vn Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam has asked the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) for radical reforms to better promote scientific and technological […]Continue readingMore Tag
The input materials for the electricity generator are not coal or petrol, but garbage, from domestic rubbish to industrial and medical waste.
The inventor of the “power plant” is a farmer, Bui Xuan Kien, who said it took him six years and about VND100 million, a fortune of his, to invent the incinerator and electricity generator.
According to Kien, with the electricity generator, he can generate 1.5 kwh of electricity from one kilo of garbage and 4-5 kwh from one kilo of timber.Continue readingMore Tag
Article 93 of the Law provides that an invention patent shall be valid from the granting date until the end of twenty (20) years after the filing date. Meanwhile, a utility solution patent shall be valid from the granting date until the end of ten (10) years after the filing date.Continue readingMore Tag
Under Article 58, the IP Law of Vietnam, an invention shall be eligible for protection in the form of grant of an invention patent when it satisfies the following conditions: (i) It is novel; (ii) it involves inventive step; and (iii) it is industrially applicable. Unless an invention is common knowledge, it shall be protected […]Continue readingMore Tag
Article 7, the IP Law of Vietnam stipulates that (i) patent right holders shall only be permitted to exercise their rights within the scope and term of protection provided for in this Law; (ii) the exercise of patent rights must not infringe the interests of the State, the public interest or the legitimate rights and […]Continue readingMore Tag
The inventor of our country only fear of others stealing patents, should not registration of intellectual property. That only damage themselves, and the invention will fall into a “glass case for display only,” said Nguyen Thanh Binh, Head of Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City Department of Intellectual Property. Minh said.Continue readingMore Tag
From 2006 to 2010, Vietnam has five patents registered in the US, averaging one per year. The country did not have a single patent registered in the US last year.
Vietnam did not have any patent registered in the US in 2011.
A very significant and objective indicator for assessing scientific-technological achievements of a country is the number of patents.
The number of patents not only reflects the actual effectiveness of theoretical research but also the potential on application research. In fact, countries that have high numbers of patents are the ones that export hi-tech products and earn high profit.Continue readingMore Tag
A patent licensing means the permission by the patentee for another organization or individual to use the invention covered by his/her patent. As prescribed by the IP Law of Vietnam, the patent licensing must be established in the form of a written agreement called the patent license agreement. The party who grants the license is called the licensor, and the party to whom the license is granted is called the licensee.Continue readingMore Tag
An examined act shall be regarded as an act of patent infringement when all the following bases exist:
- The examined subject matter is protected under a patent.
- The examined subject matter contains an infringing element.
- The person that takes the examined act is neither the patent right holder nor any person permitted by law or a competent agency.
- The examined act takes place in Vietnam.
For example, in the some countries, a party that has been accused of infringement can file a “declaratory judgment” action in a court, seeking to have the court “declare” that the patent is either invalid or not infringed. Yes, a party can seek redress in the court.Continue readingMore Tag