Vietnam to Resume Trademark Registrations by Year-End

Law360, New York (November 25, 2003, 12:00 AM EST) -- Vietnam is expected to resume trademark registration by the end of the year, following a lengthy disruption as a result of bureaucratic wrangling, the Vietnam Investment Review reported this week.

In the past four months a stockpile of around 3,000 applications from enterprises asking for trademark protection "has been stuck and unresolved," National Hoang Van Tan, National Office on Industrial Property's deputy head, admitted.

Industry groups said the stoppage in granting licences over the past few months has caused a crisis in many enterprises because their...
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