According to the current law, the registration of exclusive logo protection is not compulsory but recognizes the importance and benefits of the registration of exclusive logo protection, businesses, organizations, households Individual and individual tend to register exclusive logo protection on a voluntary basis to ensure their own rights.

1. How long does it take to register for exclusive logo protection?

In addition to problems related to the registration of exclusive logo protection, logo owners also often want to know is the registration of exclusive logo protection time-consuming? How long does it take from the time of filing the application to successful registration of the logo protection to be granted a protection title?
In this case, according to the provisions of the current law, the time to register for the exclusive protection of the logo is about 13 months, which may be faster or longer depending on the case, depending on the applicant. Are records correct, sufficient, accurate as prescribed? Is the logo of registration intended to distinguish it from other previously registered logos?
Accordingly, in order to register an exclusive logo quickly and effectively, the owner of an exclusive logo protection application needs to comply with the prescribed legal procedures and fulfill the obligation to pay fees and charges, accurately and fully prepare the prescribed documents so that the dossiers can be evaluated both in terms of form and content quickly.

2. Expenses and fees for exclusive logo protection

The fee for registration of the protection of exclusive logo is that any individual or organization carrying out the procedures for exclusive registration of logo protection must do so because the payment of expenses and state fees is mandatory, is one of the basis for the competent state authority to consider the grant of a Protection Title (if the owner fails to fulfill the obligation to pay fees and charges, it is not allowed to receive applications and not to be granted protection title).

2.1. State charges and fees - Required

List of fees for the owner of an exclusive logo protection application must be paid:

No.

List of fees for registration of exclusive logo

Rate (VND)

1

Application fee for exclusive logo protection

150.000

2

Fees for granting exclusive logo protection titles

120.000

If the application for exclusive logo registration has more than 01 group (06 products / services), from the 2nd group onwards, it must pay more for each group.

100.000

3

Fees for maintaining the validity of exclusive logo protection titles

100.000

List of charges for the owner of an exclusive logo protection application must be paid:

No.

List of charges for registration of exclusive logo

Rate (VND)

1

Appraisal fee for application for exclusive logo protection

550.000

If the application for exclusive logo protection has more than 06 products/services in a group, then must pay more for each product/service from the 7th group onwards

120.000

2

Fee for classifying each group of 06 products/services

100.000

If the application for exclusive logo protection has more than 06 products/services in a group, then must pay more for each product/service from the 7th group onwards

20.000

3

Appraisal fee for priority right request for an exclusive logo protection application

600.000

4

Search fee for information on registration of exclusive logo protection

180.000

If the application for exclusive logo protection has more than 06 products/services in a group, then must pay more for each product/service from the 7th group onwards

30.000

5

The information publication fee for the registration of exclusive logo protection

120.000

6

Registration fee information on the registration of exclusive logo protection

120.000

7

Exclusive logo protection using fee

700.000

Note: For international applications, the fee will include the following fees:

No.

List of fees

Rate (VND)

1

Fee for implementing international registration procedures for exclusive logo protection originating from Vietnam (excluding fees payable to the International Bureau)

2.000.000

2

Evaluation fee for revision / renewal / transfer / expansion of territory / restriction / termination / invalidation of international registration of Vietnamese origin

1.000.000

3

Appraisal fee for applications for each group of goods/services for international registration under the Madrid Protocol

3.600.000

4

The fee for appraising the application for extension of each group of goods/services for international registration under the Madrid Protocol

3.200.000

2.2. Cost of exclusive logo registration service - Not required

For the cost of the exclusive logo registration service for an industrial property representative organization, only when clients use the service. In case the client does not use the service but they register themselves, the client will not have to pay this fee.

The service fee for registration of exclusive logo protection provided by each organization has different fees, below is the service fee of Minh Khue Law Firm:

No.

Content

Service fee

State fee

1

Fee for appraising discrimination of logo for 01 product / service group (each group has 06 products / services)

500.000 VND

2

Registration fee for 01 logo / 01 group including 06 products or 06 services

1.500.000 VND

1.000.000 VND

Fees for granting protection titles

360.000 VND

Total fee for exclusive logo protection

2.860.000 VND

Total search fee and exclusive logo protection fee

3.360.000 VND

>> Please refer: Lawyer Le Minh Truong - Guidance on the order, procedures and fees for exclusive logo registration

3. The service process of registering exclusive logo protection of Minh Khue Law

Step 1: Counsel and instruct the client to design the logo in order to register

The logo owner intends to register a logo to design the logo in accordance with the product or service group he or she intends to register for protection. Or the logo owner can use the logo design service of the logo design service providers. Logo standards need to be creative, not duplicated, similar to other logos, especially famous logos of exclusive brands. We will advise and guide clients in detail this step to be a convenient basis for implementing the next steps.

Step 2: Evaluate the distinctive ability of the logo

We will conduct a search of the distinctive ability of the exclusive logo that clients intend to register to increase the possibility of successful registration of the exclusive logo. The search of logos before registration is not required, but is an especially important step affecting the process of registration of exclusive logo protection later, because if you do not conduct a logo lookup, you will not be able to check the distinguishing ability of the logo, if the logo is identical, similar, confusing, the National Office of Industrial Property will reject the application for exclusive protection right away.

>> Please refer: Why should you search logos, trademarks and brands? Service to search trademark, brands, logos

Step 3: Prepare a set of exclusive logo protection applications for customers

When clients use Minh Khue Law Firm's service, clients just need to prepare the exclusive logo for registration, logo owner information, signing service contract and authorization for Minh Khue law. Other jobs such as the preparation of documents, preparation of other documents and papers to complete the exclusive logo protection application, our team of lawyers will perform.

>> Please refer: Application file for exclusive logo registration - Prestigious Service of registering exclusive logos

Step 4: Authorized representative of client proceeds to submit the application for exclusive logo protection

The head office of Minh Khue Law is at 2nd Floor, FAFIM Building, No. 19, Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi City. The address of Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property (the only agency in Vietnam that has the authority to grant exclusive logo of protection) is located at 384-386 Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi City.

We can proceed to apply for registration of exclusive logo protection for customers directly at the National Office of Intellectual Property, including the work of paying fees, paying the registration fee for the protection of exclusive logos rights for clients. Ensuring the confidentiality of client information, proprietary logo information is our responsibility.

Step 5: Coordinate with clients to track records and receive registration results of exclusive logo protection

After the application is received by the National Office of Intellectual Property, the team of lawyers, legal experts who carry out the registration of the exclusive logo for you will always follow the application for protection registration in each stage in the process of granting the exclusive logo of protection. If there are any problems arising, we will immediately notify the client so that both parties can have the appropriate handling plan or comply with the agreement of the two parties in the initial signed service contract.

We will represent the customer to receive the exclusive Logo Protection Title and hand it over to you or follow the client's specific requirements.

4. Benefits of using the services of Minh Khue Law

As analyzed the procedure of registering the exclusive logo protection procedure above, we believe that clients have partly figured out the tasks that Minh Khue Law will carry out for clients, we are committed to providing the exclusive logo protection service package in details with no simple errors, get the best and fastest results to hand over the Protection Title to client on time as agreed in the contract.
In addition, to be able to statistically document a process of registering exclusive logo protection as above, our team of lawyers, senior experts have to perform the registration of exclusive logos many times, learn a lot of experience to complete the dossiers, comply with the process in accordance with the law, in accordance with the practical basis, thereby, help clients register the best logo compared to other organizations' other offers.
Through the expenses and fees payable when registering for the exclusive logo protection, the cost of Minh Khue law is completely reasonable and appropriate, commensurate with the work we perform for clients.

5. Contact information for using the service of Minh Khue Law

Clients wishing to use our services please contact us directly via:
Telephone service requirements - Mobile 0986.386.648 (meet lawyer To Thi Phuong Dzung) - Hotline: 0986.386.648
Service requests via Email: lienhe@luatminhkhue.vn Lawyers/legal experts of Law Minh Khue will receive information and send advice letters, detailed quotes to clients for each specific case.
Or clients can come directly to our headquarters for advice, quotation and contract signing: 2nd Floor, FAFIM Building, No. 19, Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi City
We hope to receive cooperation from you!
Sincerely thank you./.
Intellectual Property Department - Minh Khue Law Company