Minister Chu Ngoc Anh delivered necessary documents to join in Lahay Agreement to General Director of WIPO Francis Gurry

Vietnam signs Lahay Agreement on int’l registration of industrial designs

Representing the Vietnamese government, Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh delivered the document to join in Lahay Agreement (Geneva 1999 Act) at the head-office of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on September 30, 2019. This agreement, which is about international registration of industrial design, will be effective in Vietnam after three months from the submission day.

Startup people should take care of IP right on the first days of their operation. Photo by T.Ba

Startup people advised to be more attentive to intellectual property right

Intellectual property (IP) is now considered one of the key factors in national commercial, educational, cultural exchange and cooperation. This is even classified as the most important possession of any startup business around the world. Yet, there is a fact in Vietnam that most startup people do not pay sufficient attention to IP registration.