Intellectual Property

Overview of Intellectual Property Law of Vietnam


Vietnam is member of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and a signatory to various international treaties and agreements relating to protection of intellectual property rights. Its legal system on intellectual property is deemed meeting with TRIPS regulations, providing legal framework for registration, establishment, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPRs).

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Doing Business in Vietnam

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Guide to Mergers and Aquisitions in Vietnam

1 Types of transaction

How may businesses combine?

The most common forms of business combinations in Vietnam are acquisitions, joint ventures, mergers and consolidations.

Generally, an acquisition includes share deals and asset deals. In terms of legal definitions, ‘acquisition’ does not have one common legal definition. It is defined across various laws of Vietnam, as follows:

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Franchise Sale Laws in Vietnam

Authors: Mr Nguyen Anh Tuan, Partner, Bizconsult Law Firm and Mai Minh Hang, Partner, Russin & Vecchi Vietnam.

Updated 2015.

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