Accordingly, registering for the protection of an exclusive logo is an effective form of protection for the asset of the business. So, what is the procedure for registration of logo protection in Vietnam? Let’s find out with LSX!
- 2005 Intellectual Property Law
Definition of logos
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.
Dossier for registration of logo protection
- 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
Procedure for registration of logo protection
Firstly, the applicant shall prepare the needed dossier and submit it to the Department of Intellectual Property.
Secondly, the competent state agencies will examine the formation of the dossier. Then, they shall publish the valid applications and move them to the substantive examination.
Lastly, after the substantive examination, the NOIP will grant protection titles or letters of refusing.
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.