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Year of current version:2004
Date of entry into force of original text:January 1, 2005
Date of Text (Enacted):June 15, 2004
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The notification by Vietnam to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Code provides for basic principles in civil proceedings, the orders and procedures for courts to settle civil cases, including cases related to disputes over intellectual property rights.'

For provisions relating to jurisdiction in IP, see:
Chapter III ' Courts' Juridictions'
Section I 'Civil Cases and Matters Falling Under The Courts' Jurisdiction'
Article 25 'Civil disputes falling under the courts' jurisdiction', 25 (4) 'Disputes over intellectual property rights and tranfers of technology)
Article 29 'Business, trade disputes falling under the courts' jurisdiction', 29 (2) 'Disputes over intellectual property rights or technology transfers among individuals or organizations'
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Civil Procedures Code Civil Procedures Code, Complete document (pdf) [344 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:VN015

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