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An ASEAN regional Trademarks office proposal revives

The idea of creating regional ASEAN IP offices has been floated before; principally in the early 2000s. There was talk of a separate regional patent, designs and trademarks offices based perhaps in Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines. But insufficient support in other large countries, like Indonesia and Vietnam, combined with a solution for international filing offered by Madrid adoption scuppered those plans.

Full article by Nick Redfearn of Rouse Magazine: https://www.rouse.com/magazine/news/an-asean-regional-trademarks-office-proposal-revives/?tag=ip%20komodo

Experts urge Vietnamese enterprises to protect their IP

HANOI — Vietnamese designs and trademarks are being violated abroad as firms don't pay enough attention to registering their intellectual property (IP), a top official has said.

Vu Tien Loc, President of the Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), made the statement at the one-day 'Protecting Designs and Trademarks for Vietnamese Enterprises' conference yesterday in Hanoi.