Legal basis:

- Law on intellectual property 2005;

- Decree No. 103/2006 / ND-CP;

- Circular No. 01/2007 / TT-BKHCN;

- Circular No. 22/2009 / TT-BTC.

Authority: Intellectual Property Department

Processing time: 15 - 18 months from the date of application.

Steps to follow:

- Formal examination: 01 - 02 months from the date of receipt of applications;

- Announcing the application: 02 months from the date of accepting the valid application;

- Examination of application content: 08 - 12 months from the date of publication.

Profile components:

- Declaration (02 copies according to set form);

- Power of attorney (if submitted through a representative);

- Documents certifying the right to apply (if any);

- Priority confirmation document (hungry for Foreign Applicants - if applicable)

- Receipt of payment of fees.

Services of Dragon Law Firm:

- Look up and evaluate the ability to protect trademarks; Advise customers on handling options in cases where trademarks do not meet protection standards;

- Consult the scope of protection and sub-groups;

- Prepare records and documents;

- Carry out the procedures for applying for a trademark registration certificate;

- Respond to the NOIP's notices;

- Working with competent state agencies;

- Advice on other related issues such as: owner issues, trademark licensing issues, trademark protection….

- Legal advice after being granted a protection title: the obligation to use the trademark, the procedure for extension, issues related to information changes on the certificate of trademark registration ...

For more detail, kindly contact to Dragon Law at:


Dragon Law Firm - Hotline: 1900.599.979

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