Termination of validity of layout design protection titles

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

Actually, the termination of the validity of protection titles is due to the fact that the owner declares to relinquish the industrial property rights. Accordingly, based on the assessment result of requests for termination, the IPVN shall assess the request and decide to terminate the validity of such protection title from the date of receipt of the owner’s declaration.

Request for termination of the validity of protection title

+ First of all, Declaration requesting termination of the validity of protection titles (according to form 04-CDHB AppendixC of Circular No. 01/2007/ TT-BKHCN);

+ Secondly, Written description of the reason for requesting the termination of the validity of protection title;

+ Ađitionally, Power of attorney (in case the request is filed through a representative);

+ Next, A copy of the receipt of fees and charges as prescribed;

+ Lastly, Other documents (if necessary).

The time limit for termination of the validity of protection title

IPVN shall examine the request for termination of the validity of the protection title within 10 days from the date of receipt of the request.

– Result: Based on the result of the assessment of requests for termination, the IPVN shall issue decisions on termination or notify the refusal to terminate the validity.

Fees and charges for termination of the validity of protect

+ Initially, Fee for requests for termination of the validity of protection titles: VND 50,000/ 01 request;

+ In addition, Fee for assessment requests for termination of the validity of protection titles: VND 180,000/ 01 protection title;

+ Plus, Fee for publication of the decision on the termination of the validity of protection titles: VND 120,000/ 01 request;

+ Finally, Fee for recording decision on the termination of the validity into the National Register of Industrial Property: VND 120,000/ 01 protection title.

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