1. What is an exclusive trademark of advertisement, business management, transaction management and office operation services
Exclusive trademarks are signs (including a combination of factors such as letters, words, drawings, images, including holograms represented by colors ...) used to distinguish goods/services groups of this organization, individual with the same goods/service groups of another individual, organization.
2. Why should companies register an exclusive trademark for services of advertisement, business management, transaction management and office operation
Because of the large number of companies currently operating in this field of business, competitiveness is increasing. It is important for companies to prove their quality and reputation to the customer, to stand out among a very competitive and difficult market. One of the best solutions for this is registering an exclusive trademark. Although it is not compulsory to register a trademark in Vietnam, there are still many companies, investors (trademark owners) choose to apply this procedure because of its outstanding benefits. After registering an exclusive trademark at the competent state agency, the trademark owner will receive the following advantages:
3. How to register an exclusive trademark for services of advertisement, business management, transaction management and office operation in Vietnam?
3.1. Conditions for trademarks:
3.2. Dossiers for registration of exclusive trademarks include:
3.4. Requirements for dossiers:
4. Time for registering exclusive trademark protection
If the application is completed fully and correctly, the process of registering exclusive trademark protection will be completed, the registration period can be shortened in the shortest time. Minh Khue Law Firm would like to provide information on the stages of registration for exclusive trademark protection and duration of each stage according to the current law provisions:
4.1. The preparation of the exclusive trademark intends to register
4.2. The trademark searching stage
4.3. Filing the application stage
The duration of filing an application for exclusive trademark protection will depend on the filing method. If the application is submitted directly at the NOIP, it will take only one morning (or afternoon), if submitted by mail, it will depend on the carrier, delivery time of the post office may be from 03 to 05 days.
4.4. Appraisal stage of the form of trademark application
The form evaluation time is usually from 1 month to 2 months from the date of submission. Therefore, it is necessary to fully and accurately prepare the required documents to get the best chance to be evaluated as a valid application form, without being rejected, requesting amendments or supplements.
4.5. The period of posting statements in the Industrial Property Gazette
After the application for exclusive trademark protection is determined as valid, the trademark registration information including the trademark attached to the service will be published in the Industrial Property Gazette within the 02 months from the valid confirmation date.
4.6. Stage of content examination of applications for exclusive trademark registration
The stage of reviewing the content of an exclusive trademark application is considered to be the longest period of the procedure of exclusive trademark registration, it usually takes about 9 months to 12 months. During this stage, the competent agencies will consider is the application similar or confusing to well-known brands or with other protected trademarks? Are all the conditions to protect the trademark are met? Therefore, the content examination needs to be carefully and completely accurate to avoid potential disputes in the future.
4.7. Receiving the Trademark Registration Certificate
After the application for protection of exclusive trademark has been examined and determined as valid in terms of content, the NOIP will notify the applicant of the fee for the issuance of Protection Title. The waiting time to be granted a protection title is 10 days since the applicant pays the fee and charges fully and timely.
5. Where to register an exclusive trademark protection
According to the current intellectual property law of Vietnam, foreign subjects can only register a trademark in Vietnam through a legal industrial property representation organizations in Vietnam. Minh Khue Law Firm is currently a legal and reputable industrial property representation organization to register an exclusive trademark for foreign companies, organizations and individuals in Vietnam. Minh Khue Law Firm was licensed in August 2017 by the NOIP as an industrial property representation organization with a representative code is 226.
All clients who want to register an exclusive trademark of service of advertisement, business management, transaction management and office operation in Vietnam can come to Minh Khue Law Firm for advice and guidance on implementing procedures.
The procedure of trademark registration is carried out by Intellectual Property Department of Minh Khue Law Firm, address at Room 2007, 20th Floor, C2 Building, Vincom Tran Duy Hung, Tran Duy Hung Street, Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi.
The person in charge of the Intellectual Property Department of Minh Khue Law Firm:
Lawyer: To Thi Phuong Dzung
Email: [email protected] ;
Phone number: + 84 986 386 648
The dossier is filed in: National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam, address at: 384-386 Nguyen Trai street, Thanh Xuan Trung ward, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi.
You can refer to some trademarks of the services of advertisement, business management, transaction management and office operation that were registered by Minh Khue Law Firm:
KMART GROUP Trademark
Class 35: Advertising agency services; commercial professional consultancy; import-export agent services; providing online exchanges market for buyers and sellers of goods and services; product introduction services on the media, for retail purposes; Purchase and sale of goods (cosmetics, cosmetics set, cosmetic cream, perfume, lipstick, makeup powder, makeup remover, beauty masks).
LUU GIA PHARMACY Trademark
Class 35: Purchase and sale of goods: pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, dietary supplements for medical purposes.
El Fénix Trademark
Class 35: Purchase and sale of goods: leather briefcases, backpacks, bags, boxes made of leather or imitation leather, necklaces for animals, wallet, leather and leather paintings.
DAC SAN TINH HOA Trademark
Class 35: Purchase and sale of goods: preserved [berries], marinated pork, shrimp [no longer alive], crustaceans [no longer alive], skeletal fish, fish [not alive], fish [preserved], canned fish, food on the basis of dried frozen fish, fruit jelly, fast food on the basis of fruits, hunting [not alive], meat, meat and meat extracts canned, milk, milk-based drinks - milk is mainly, preserved mushrooms, pork, poultry [no longer alive], [processed] seeds, animals with hard shells [no longer alive] , yogurt, barley cereals, cereal products, fast food based on cereals, coffee, unroasted coffee, thin sheet foods made of rice, honey, rice, fast food on the basis of rice, tea, [grain], fresh fruit, fresh herbs, edible bird's nest, edible insects [not alive], eggs, seeds marinated in flavor, candy, tea; advertisement; advertising agency services; trade information and consumer advice [consumer advisory store]; product introduction services on the media, for retail purposes; Indexing websites for commercial or promotional purposes.
6. Contact to register an exclusive trademark in Vietnam
Please contact: Minh Khue Law Company Limited
Address: Room 2007, 20th Floor, C2 Building, Vincom Tran Duy Hung, Tran Duy Hung Street, Trung Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District, Hanoi.
Phone number: + 84 986 386 648 (meet Lawyer: To Thi Phuong Dzung)
Email: [email protected]
Sincerely thank you,
Intellectual Property Department - Minh Khue Law Company Limited