Thursday, March 14 2024   \  Published by Mirandah IP.

Amendments to Trademark in Circular No.232023tt-BKHCN

Amendments to Trademark in Circular No.232023tt-BKHCN

Further to the numerous changes introduced via Decree 65 on 23 August 2023 (https://www.mirandah.com/vietnam-updates-in-trade-mark-law/), the Vietnamese Government has on 30th November 2023 issued Circular No.23/2023/TT-BKHCN (hereinafter “Circular 23”) making more amendments to the Vietnam Intellectual Property (“IP”) laws, aimed at providing guidance for implementation, and aligning IP practice as a result of changes to the IP laws.

The salient trademark amendments of Circular 23 are as follows:

Replacement of agent

Current regulations mandate that authorization of agents must be in writing, as well as the conditions for replacement of agents. Circular 23 further provides that: Read more

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