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Law 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)

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Year of current version:2005
Date of entry into force of original text:July 1, 2006
Date of Text (Enacted):November 29, 2005
Type of Text:Main IP Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Domain Names, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Genetic Resources, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks, Traditional Cultural Expressions, Traditional Knowledge (TK), Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models
Notes:The notification by Vietnam to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The law governs all aspects of intellectual property rights, containing provisions on protectable subject matters, conditions for protection, establishment of rights, owners, scope and limitations of rights, transfer of rights, representatives, and enforcement of IPRs.'
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Law 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) Law 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), Complete document (pdf) [377 KB] Law 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), Complete document (htm) [229 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

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