Potential risks of false advertising on social networks

Individuals when performing false advertising on social media channels shall bear legal obligations according to the law on protection of consumer's rights and the law on advertising.  1. Law on protection of consumers’ rights: Pursuant to the provisions of clause 1 Article 10 of the Law on protection of consumers’ rights...

New regulations on establishment, publication and application of product instituation standards

Pursuant to Article 10 Law on Standards and Technical Regulations, Vietnam's standard system include National Standards (“TCVN”), and Institution Standards (“TCCS”). If a company does not use TCVN, international standards (ISO, IEC…), regional standards (EU…), or foreign standards (JIS, ASTM, GB…) to its products, it shall at least have...

Guiding the obligations of organizations and individuals in foreign investment activities on the Vietnamese stock market.

On June 30th 2021, The Ministry of Finance issued Circular 51/2021/TT-BTC Guiding the obligations of organizations and individuals in foreign investment activities on the Vietnamese stock market. Regulated entities - Foreign investors; - Groups of affiliated foreign investors; - Depository members, clearing members, securities companies, fund management companies, branches of foreign fund management...

Quotation for trademark registration in Vietnam

Question: Our company would like to register a few trademarks in Vietnam for its cigarette.  I would be pleased if you could provide me with your current legal fee for the registration of trademark and also procedures and estimated time. I look forward to hearing from you. Answer: Regarding the subject matter,...

Proposal for establishment a Representative Office of foreign education institute in Vietnam

Question: My university is thinking about establishing the Representative Office in Vietnam and I am writing to ask whether you are interested in this project. The purpose and the strategy of the Rep. Office working in Vietnam will be organizing the consultation, information exchanges, seminars, and exhibition which is as...

Trademark registration in Vietnam

Question: Our company is going to register three trademarks in Vietnam. Could you provide me with information about prices of your firm for trademark registration? Answer: Regarding your enquiries concerning the subject matter, we would like to advise as follows: Trademark information -       Trademarks: (Please specify) -       Class(es): (Please specify) -       List of goods/services: (Please specify) Fee schedule In Vietnam, multi-class...

What documents would be required for trademark registration?

Question:  Our company would like to register Vietnam trademark, please quote a total price (including official and agency fees) for registering trademarks in Vietnam. -What documents would be required for my client? -  Need a notarized POA? -  Trademark search is free or charged? -  The time of entire process? -  The time of application...

Request for Trademark quotation in Vietnam

Question: We're looking for the agency who is able to register our trademark in Vietnam. Please reply us with documents we need to prepare and the service fee for the whole process. Answer: Regarding the subject matter, as one of the leading Vietnamese law firms, we are capable of assisting you...

Registration of Franchise

Question: Our company intends to allow a Vietnamese businessman to franchise in Ha noi. Kindly let me know the legal charges for the same. Answer: The franchisors from abroad have to franchise registration in Vietnam with Ministry of Industry and Trade. In franchising registration in Vietnam, we support clients in preparing and...

Trademark Application in Vietnam

Question: Our company is intending to file a trade mark application in Vietnam. Please also let us have a breakdown of the fees (attorney fee, official fee and disbursements, if applicable) for the whole process, i.e. from the filing to the registration of the trade mark. Answer: Regarding your enquiries concerning the...