Accordingly, a logo is a graphic element, a way of expressing it to form a brand or brand, an image representing a company or organization. In fact, a logo is a special type of asset, which grants the company exclusive rights. Therefore, in this article, LSX will provide you the information about the dossier for the registration of logo protection in Vietnam.
- 2005 Intellectual Property Law
Definition of logo
Basically, a logo is an image representing a company, a sign that helps identify companies with each other; otherwise, distinguish goods and services of companies from each other. In fact, logos often appears on goods, signs, packages, transaction papers, websites, fan pages, etc. in the company’s business activities.
Conditions for the registration of logo protection
Firstly, logos, trademarks registered for protection must not contain forbidden signs; such as national flags, national emblems of countries, names of Vietnamese and international state agencies/organizations;
Secondly, logos registered trademarks need to have at least one distinctive element.
Thirdly, the logos must not confusingly similar to any other registered logos (in terms of pronunciation, structure, meaning, form of expression). The check on this condition should be carried out by a professional organization with extensive experience in assessment and planning to deal with it; in case it is found that there is a possibility of similarity with someone else’s name/logo.
Dossier for registration of logo protection
Hence the regulation of the IP Law, the dossier for the registration of logo protection will contain the following documents:
- Author’s Registration Statement;
- Two copies of the Logo Work;
- Author or co-author’s commitment;
- The decision to assign work;
- Copy of ID card/CCCD/Passport of the author and owner;
- Copy of the owner’s business registration certificate
Above is the dossier for the registration of logo protection in Vietnam. Thank you for paying attention to our article. In case you have any questions, please contact Lawyer X for quick and best legal services: +84846175333.
Accordingly, the minimum cost for 1 logo registered with 1 group of products/services for a maximum of 6 products/services in 1 group is 1,000,000 VND.
The term of protection for the exclusive use of the logo is 10 years from the filing date, if, after this period of 10 years you still want to be protected, you can apply for an extension.