Searching for Vietnamese patent/utility solution information

by ThanhMai
  • Property intellectual law No. 07/VBHN-VPQH dated June 25, 2019
  • Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN dated February 14, 2007

– First of all, Avoid infringing upon IP rights of other subjects’ protected patent/utility solutions;

– Secondly, Assess the protection ability of the patent/utility solution;

– Thirdly, Objecting to the granting of diplomas to patent/utility solutions that do not meet the standards of protection, even after they have been granted;

– Fourthly, Avoid unnecessary costs for researching known technical solutions;

– Next, Identify and evaluate technology for purchasing, licensing, and transferring technology;

– Besides, Identify alternative technologies;

– Additionally, Capture available solutions to technical problems;

– Plus, Searching for ideas for further technological innovation;

– Further, Search for business partners;

– Next, Monitoring the activities of current and potential competitors in the future;

– In addition, Finding the right market;

– Lastly, Select valid patent/utility solutions to sign contracts for purchase and sale of rights to use, transfer technology and know-how;

2. Tool to search patent/utility solution information

– Firstly, Searching databases on the internet;

– Secondly, Classification Tables (IPC, Locarno, Niz, Vienna)

– Thirdly, Keyword lookup table;

– Fourthly, Optical discs used for lookup;

– Fifthly, The Industrial Property Official Gazette;

– Lastly, National Register;

3. Some useful websites to search patent/utility solution information

  • iplib.ipvietnam.gov.vn
  • wipopublish.ipvietnam.gov.vn

These are the websites of the digital library on the industrial property of Vietnam; On this website, news users can find information about patent/utility solution registration applications that have been published/granted protection titles in Vietnam.

  • Digipat

This is Vietnam’s digital library of patents/utility solutions. On this website, users can look up full-text information about patents/utility solutions that have been granted in Vietnam.

  • patentscope.wipo

This is a website to look up patent information provided by WIPOa As of December 31, 2017, information users can search more than 60 million patent information documents of many countries/organizations on this website, including patent/utility solution information of Vietnam.

  • worldwide.espacenet

This is a website to look up patent information provided by EPO. At this search tool, users can search nearly 100 million patent documents, collected by EPO from more than 90 countries/organizations around the world.

  • patft.uspto.gov

This is the USPTO’s patent information search website, here, news users can choose to look up information about patents that have been granted full text in the US from 1976 to the present, or choose to search Research information on US patent applications from 2001 to present.

  • j-platpat.inpit.go.jp

This is JPO’s patent information search website, here, news users can look up information about full-text Japanese patent applications/registrations.

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