In order to proceed with the registration procedure for a proprietary company logo quickly - economically - most effectively, the owner (or the creator of an exclusive company logo) needs to understand clearly about how to register an exclusive company logo. According to the provisions of the current law, the method and process of registering an exclusive company logo are specified clearly, but in the process of implementation in reality, there are often some difficulties that the applicant did not expect, therefore, understanding the process of registering an exclusive company logo is essential and beneficial for a company.

1. Why do clients need to register an exclusive company logo?

Under the provisions of the current Vietnam Intellectual Property Law, the registration of an exclusive company logo is absolutely optional and the State allows the companies to take the register voluntarily for the exclusive company logo. Registering an exclusive company logo is a necessary and extremely important job for companies, accordingly, assuming that if the company does not register an exclusive company logo, it will encounter the following disadvantages:
- The company logo will be copied and used by other individuals, businesses and organizations without permission and compensation;
- The owner of the company logo will not have a legal basis to request competent authorities to protect the legitimate rights and interests when these rights are infringed by other individuals, enterprises and organizations;
- There is no basis to claim damages when the logo is infringed because the company logo has not been registered for protection at a competent state agency;
- Other Individuals, agencies, organizations and enterprises may use the company logo or apply for registration of an exclusive company logo before the creator / enterprise announces the first logo at a competent state agency to get priority if the creator/business announces the first logo has no basis to prove that it is the first person to put this logo on the market;
- Affecting the operation, production business, not creating trust for consumers, for customers and for their own partners, not creating a premise to help the company develop and create favorable conditions for the exclusive company logo to become a famous logo known to the people in the country and the world.
With the basic disadvantages listed above, it is necessary and important for most companies to register an exclusive company logo.
Instructions on how to register an exclusive company logo

2. Benefits of registering an exclusive company logo

As we have just analyzed above why do you need to register an exclusive company logo? Or what are the disadvantages if you don't register an exclusive company logo? Therefore, clients can see the most basic benefits that only when registering an exclusive company logo, the owner of the company logo can receive:
- To be protected by law and competent state agencies to protect the legitimate rights and interests of the exclusive company logo;
- Using the exclusive company logo, not being violated by other entities;
- Have the right to request competent state agencies to handle or apply a number of measures to prevent infringement of other entities against the exclusive company logo registered for protection;
- Have the right to require infringing entities to terminate infringement acts and to claim damages according to the provisions of law;
- Create prestige brand, logo for the company, attract investment, partners, convince customers to use goods, products and services of the company, increase profits and revenue for the company;
- The company logo is one of the ways to distinguish and recognize and advertise the company's products/goods/services to the market not only in Vietnam but also worldwide, contributing to basis to become a famous brand company in the world.

Lawyer Le Minh Truong - Counsel about benefits when registering an exclusive company logo

3. Where to register for an exclusive company logo?

The registration of an exclusive company logo is carried out at Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property, address at 386 Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi City. This is the only agency in Vietnam that has the authority to handle the registration application of an exclusive company logo.
If the client is not located in Hanoi or in remote places, in addition to direct submission at the head office of the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam, the client can file through the post or via one of two representative offices of the National Office of Intellectual Property in Da Nang City and Ho Chi Minh City to receive applications for registration of an exclusive company logo.
In some cases, clients, who use the service of registering an exclusive company logo of industrial property representatives organization, only need to sign the Power of Attorney and provide the company logo for that organization, the remaining issues will be performed by the service provider.
Note: The work carried out by the service provider depends on the service package that the client uses or the service contract signed by the parties.

4. Application file for exclusive company logo registration

- Declaration of registration of an exclusive company logo in the provided form;
- Exclusive company logo samples that the company intends to register and they must be ≤ 08 cm x 08 cm in size and are accompanied by an explanation of the meaning of the company logo intended to be registered;
- Documents on the completion of the obligation to pay charges and fees to competent state agencies when submitting dossiers of registration of exclusive company logos;
- Letter of introduction in case the representative company employee comes to the competent state agency to register the exclusive company logo;
- Power of attorney for the service provider to register an exclusive company logo when the client uses the service of registering an exclusive company logo;
- A copy of the business registration certificate of the company registering an exclusive company logo to determine that the enterprise is still in the process of operation, accurately recording information about the business name, tax code, legal representative, head office address of the enterprise compared to the information declared in the declaration of registration for protection of the exclusive company logo.

5. Instructions on how to register an exclusive company logo quickly - economically

To register an exclusive company logo quickly - economically, clients can refer to the process of registering an exclusive company logo that carried out by Minh Khue Law as follows:
Step 1: Clients must complete the company logo as quickly as possible, in accordance with the goods, products or services that the company provides.
Step 2: Conduct a preliminary company logo search to provide a basis for adjustment and modification for the appropriate company logo, contributing to increase of the logo's distinctive ability compared to other registered company logos
Step 3: Conduct advanced company logo search, official search
In this step, clients must use the exclusive company logo search service from lawyers and senior experts of industrial property representative organizations because only highly qualified and experienced experts can search with the highest accuracy rate for you (about 98%), while the preliminary search gives the result with the correct rate is not high (about 60%). The official search is one of the bases to increase the ability to register for the company's exclusive logo protection.
Step 4: Complete the application file for the exclusive company logo registration
Step 5: Apply directly to Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property
Although there are many other ways to apply, such as via post office, Representative Office of National Office of Intellectual Property, we encourage clients to apply directly to save time and charge as much as possible. Because filing by post may cause loss, the file is transferred to the National Office of Intellectual Property slower, if submitted through the Representative Office, it still takes some time to transfer the file to the National Office of Intellectual Property because the representative office of the National Office of Intellectual Property only has the authority to receive the dossier, but only the National Office of Intellectual Property has the authority to grant the exclusive logo certificate for the company.
Step 6: Follow up the progress of registering an exclusive company logo certificate
Step 7: Pay the fee for granting protection titles on time and receive the results of registering an exclusive company logo

Lawyer Le Minh Truong - Guide to the order, procedures and fees for registration of an exclusive company logo

6. Why should you use our exclusive company logo registration service?

Being one of the leading industrial property representative organizations in Vietnam, Minh Khue has registered exclusive company logos for many businesses, as well as consulting, answering and giving solutions to solve problems. When registering an exclusive company logo, Minh Khue Law Firm recommends that clients should use the exclusive logo registration service for a number of reasons:
- Saving time, cost, and effort;
- Be granted a protection title quickly, ensuring maximum rights and benefits of logo owners in accordance with the law;
- Give directions and orientations along with the advantages and disadvantages of each direction for clients to choose;
- Handling some inadequacies and violations if any in the process of competent state agencies handle dossiers of registration of exclusive company logos according to regulations;
- The process of registering an exclusive company logo is carried out by a team of lawyers, senior consultants with many years of experience.
From the above-mentioned reasons, please contact the phone number 0986.386.648 to use a professional, reputable and quality registration service!

7. Service to register the exclusive company logo of Minh Khue Law

Minh Khue Law Firm provides a service to register an exclusive company logo through a number of main ways below, depending on the needs and desires of clients, clients can contact us by:

7.1. Contact via free online legal advice center 0986.386.648

Legal issues we provide to customers via free switchboard 0986.386.648:
- Counsel and answer all legal problems arising in the process of registering an exclusive company logo corresponding to each of your requirements;
- Advise and guide clients to conduct preliminary search of company logo according to regulations;
- Advising and assisting clients to adjust company logo accordingly, able to distinguish them from other logos;
- Guide clients to prepare documents, describe in detail the company logo intended to register;
- Counsel on the process and procedures for registering an exclusive company logo;
- Counseling on how to submit the application in accordance with the conditions and capabilities of clients;
- Counsel and guide clients to handle problems that may arise during the registration of an exclusive company logo;
- Advise clients about the competent agency to collect fees for the registration of the exclusive corporate logo protection to be eligible for the exclusive company logo protection title;
- Counseling and answering legal issues after being granted protection titles.

7.2. Call the lawyer phone number 0986.386.648 immediately

Lawyer To Thi Phuong Dzung, Deputy Director of Minh Khue Law Firm, has many years of experience in the field of Intellectual Property, especially registering an exclusive company logo, and the lawyer will provide the most professional advice and answers to clients, at the same time, will quote the most detailed and specific service to clients who want to use the exclusive registration service of Minh Khue Law.

Lawyer To Thi Phuong Dzung answered oh the 24-Hour Motion TV program about handling copyright infringement on the Internet

7.3. Contact using the service via email lienhe@luatminhkhue.vn

When clients need to have a document to review many times or report to higher level if they need to use the service or need to consult the provisions of law related to registration of the exclusive company logo, clients just need to send their request via our service email, the Intellectual Property Law team of Minh Khue Law will quote and advise in detail for customers .

7.4. Go directly to the head office of Minh Khue Law

Minh Khue Limited Law Company has its head office at: 2nd Floor, FAFIM Building, No. 19, Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi City.
If the client needs a direct consultation with one of the lawyers in the field of Intellectual Property to be accurate and effective, clients can go directly to the above address to exchange information and providing their needs and requests to lawyers to get the best solutions for their business in registering an exclusive company logo.

Lawyer Le Minh Truong participated in the 60-minute program on VTV6 - Consultation on intellectual property law

In addition, clients can refer to services in the field of Intellectual Property that Minh Khue law firm also provides:
Look forward to cooperation!
Best regards./.
Intellectual Property Department - Minh Khue Law Company Limited