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Viet Nam

Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 19, 2009Law No. 36/2009/QH12 of June 19, 2009, Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Law on Intellectual Property (promulgated by the Order No. 12/2009/L-CTN of June 29, 2009 of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam)
November 29, 2005Law No. 50/2005/QH11 of November 29, 2005, on Intellectual Property (promulgated by the Order No. 28/2005/L-CTN of December 12, 2005, of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam)

IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature

Date of TextTitle
June 14, 2005Law No. 42-2005-QH11 of June 14, 2005 on Amendment of and Addition to a Number of Articles of the Law on Customs
March 24, 2004Seed Ordinance No. 15/2004/PL-UBTVQH11
June 29, 2001Customs Law No. 29/2001/QH10 of June 29, 2001
December 21, 1999Criminal Code

Implementing Rules/Regulations

Date of TextTitle
February 14, 2007Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN of February 14, 2007, Guiding the Implementation of the Government’s Decree No. 103/2006/ND-CP of September 22, 2006, Detailing and Guiding the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Law on Intellectual Property Regarding Industrial Property
September 22, 2006Decree No. 103/2006/ND-CP of September 22, 2006, Detailing and Guiding the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Law on Intellectual Property regarding Industrial Property
September 22, 2006Decree No. 106/2006/ND-CP of September 22, 2006, Providing for Sanctioning of Administrative Violations in the Domain of Industrial Property
December 15, 2005Decree No. 154/2005/ND-CP of December 15, 2005 of the Government Detailing the Implementation of a Number of Articles of the Customs Law Regarding Customs Procedures, Inspection and Supervision
December 12, 2005Order No. 28/2005/L-CTN of December 12, 2005, on the promulgation of Law on Intellectual Property

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