What are general conditions for inventions to be eligible for protection in Vietnam?

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 in the form of the grant of a utility solution patent when it satisfies the following conditions: (i) it is novel; and (ii) it is industrially applicable.

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