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Joint Circular No. 01/2008/TTLT-TANDTC-VKSNDTC-BCA-BTP of 29 February, 2008, of the Supreme People's Court, the Supreme People's Procuracy, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Justice, Guiding the Application of a Number of Legal Provisions to the Settlement of Disputes Over Intellectual Property Rights at People’s Courts

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Year of current version:2008
Date of entry into force of original text:April 2, 2008
Date of Text (Issued):February 29, 2008
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
The notification by Vietnam to the WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'The Circular provides guidelines for the criminal prosecution of the acts of infringing intellectual property rights.
Particularly, the Circular concentrates on the guidelines for the prosecution of wilful trademark counterfeiting acts and copyright or related rights infringing acts on a commercial scale; the conditions for criminal prosecution; and the disposal of exhibits, in accordance with relevant provisions of the Criminal Code and the Intellectual Property Law.'
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Thông Tư Liên Tịch Số 01/2008/Ttlt-Tandtc-Vksndtc-Bca-Btphướng Dẫn Việc Truy Cứu Trách Nhiệm Hình Sự Đối Với Các Hành Vi Xâm Phạm Quyền Sở Hữu Trí Tuệ Thông Tư Liên Tịch Số 01/2008/Ttlt-Tandtc-Vksndtc-Bca-Btphướng Dẫn Việc Truy Cứu Trách Nhiệm Hình Sự Đối Với Các Hành Vi Xâm Phạm Quyền Sở Hữu Trí Tuệ, Complete document (pdf) [327 KB]

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