In order to improve general knowledge about intellectual property, enforcement issues of intellectual property rights in Vietnam, particularly the issues related to the TPP Partnership Agreement, on 17 May 2016, the Union of Science and Technology Association of Da Nang city, in collaboration with T&T INVENMARK IP Law Firm held a meeting providing common legal procedures related to the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, in accordance with TPP agreement.
Attended the meeting, there were Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Ha, Head of the Legal Policy Dept- NOIP, Head of the negotiating intellectual property team in the TPP; PhD. Lawyer Le Xuan Thao, Standing member of Vietnam Lawyers Association, member of the Presidium of the Union of Vietnam Science and Technology Association, General Director T&T INVENMARK IP Law Firm, Mr. Duong Nguyen, Head of Legal/International Relation & Enforcement Department of T&T INVENMARK.
For Da Nang city, there were Mr. Huynh Phuoc - Vice President of the Union of Science and Technology, Mr. Tran Van Thiet - Vice President of the Union of Science and Technology of Da Nang and more than 60 representatives of agencies, departments, and business in Da Nang city.
Addressing the opening session, Mr. Huynh Phuoc stressed the importance of intellectual property, especially when Vietnam officially joins TPP. The rapporteur from the NOIP, T&T INVENMARK introduced several contents: "Laws of Vietnam and the impact of the TPP Partnership Agreement" (Nguyen Thi Thanh Ha - NOIP); Common issues on intellectual property / Current enforcement situation of IP rights in Vietnam (PhD. Le Xuan Thao –T&T INVENMARK); Role of Intellectual Property in Business / Guide the procedures for establishing the rights of IP objects (Mr. Duong Nguyen – T&T INVENMARK).
The topics presented by three experts at the conference were lively discussed, exchanging the experience in addressing the constraints and shortcomings in the practical implementation of IP rights, setting out the effective solution that meets the requirements of international economic integration.
T&T INVENMARK International IP Company Ltd is one of the big & respected intellectual property law firm in Vietnam, specializing in providing services for intellectual property including: counseling, registration of inventions, copyright & related rights, trademarks & geographical indications, licensing, franchising & technology transfer, representing organizations and individuals in the handling of infringements of intellectual property rights Property in Vietnam and abroad.
By Duong Nguyen - Legal & Enforcement Dept