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Law No. 21/2000/QH 10 on Science and Technology

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Year of current version:2000
Date of entry into force of original text:January 11, 2001
Date of Text (Enacted):June 9, 2000
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Patents (Inventions), Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets)
Notes:
For the specific provisions relating to IP, see:
-Chapter I 'General Provisions'
Article 2.-Interpretation of terms, paragraph 8.- Scientific and technological services (including activities related to intellectual property etc.,)
Article 8.-Strictly prohibited acts in scientific and technological activities, paragraph 3.-Infringing upon the intellectual property rights, illegal transfer of technology and illegal information disclosure

-Chapter II 'Scientific And Technological Organizations, Individuals Involved In Scientific And Technological Activities'
Article 13.-Tasks of scientific and technological service organizations (activities related to intellectual property and technology transfer)

Article 15.-Rights of scientific and technological organizations: paragraph 3.-Right to contribute capital in cash, assets or value of intellectual property rights to scientific and technology activities; paragraph 4.-Right to have their intellectual property rights protected

-Chapter III 'Scientific And Technological Activities'
Article 26.-Ownership right and copyright over the scientific research and technological development results

-Chapter VI 'State Management Over Science And Technology'
Article 49.- Contents of State management over science and technology, paragraph 5.-Protecting the intellectual property rights
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