07/10/2022 08:39

Automatically giving presiding organization registration patent rights in Vietnam

Automatically giving presiding organization registration patent rights in Vietnam

On 16th June, the Law amending and supplementing a number of articles of the Intellectual Property Law was approved by the National Assembly.

Accordingly, in order to encourage the creation, exploitation and dissemination of inventions, industrial designs, layout designs and plant varieties created from science and technology tasks using the state budget of Vietnam, in 2022, amendments to the Intellectual Property Law give presiding organization registration rights automatically and without reimbursement, specifically as follows:

1. The right to register inventions, industrial designs and layout designs as a result of scientific and technological tasks using the state budget of Vietnam 

- For inventions, industrial designs and layout designs that are the result of scientific and technological tasks using the entire state budget, the right to register inventions, industrial designs and layout designs are given to the presiding organization automatically and without reimbursement, except in the field of national defense and security.

- For inventions, industrial designs and layout designs that are the result of scientific and technological tasks invested with many capital sources in Vietnam, including part of the state budget, part of the right to register inventions and industrial designs and layout designs corresponding to the proportion of state budget is assigned to the presiding organization automatically and without reimbursement, except in the field of national defense and security.

2. Registration of rights to plant varieties in Vietnam

- For plant varieties that are selected, bred or discovered and developed as a result of a scientific and technological task using the entire state budget, the right to register plant varieties is assigned to the presiding organization that task automatically and without reimbursement in Vietnam

- For plant varieties that are selected, created or discovered and developed as a result of scientific and technological tasks, invested with many capital sources, including part of the state budget, part of the right to registration for plant varieties corresponding to the proportion of state budget expenditure is assigned to the presiding organization automatically and without reimbursement.


The revised Law on Intellectual Property takes effect from January 1st, 2023 in Vietnam.

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