Patent rights can be secured by filing a patent application with the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) of Vietnam where the application will be examined to ascertain whether it meets the requirements of patentability.
How do you register or secure patent rights, and is national or international coverage most appropriate?
Vietnam is a state member of the Paris Convention and has acceded to the PCT, so it is at the applicant’s discretion to file a patent protection in Vietnam claiming Convention priority or through PCT route. In view of reduced cost for filing in several countries, the PCT system would be preferable.
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