One of the important and fundamental issues clients must know when registering an exclusive brand logo is the state agency that has the authority to receive the application and process the registration of the exclusive brand logo. Because only when the determine exactly the competent state authority, it will save time, travel costs and filing costs for clients.

Where to carry out the procedure of registering exclusive brand?

1. Register an exclusive brand logo in Hanoi and Northern provinces?

According to the provisions of the Intellectual Property Law and the accompanying guiding documents, the competent agency to receive applications for exclusive brand logo registration is the Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property with the address at 384-386, Nguyen Trai Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi City.
- Individuals and organizations in Hanoi city or surrounding areas should go directly to the National Office of Intellectual Property to submit an application for registration of an exclusive brand logo.
- Individuals and organizations in remote areas may submit applications for registration of an exclusive brand logo through the post office or an industrial property representative organization to complete their procedures, including drafting documents, submitting applications, monitoring exclusive brand logo registration dossiers.

2. Register an exclusive brand logo for the central region provinces?

Individuals, organizations, and enterprises in the Central Region can choose one of the following ways to submit a trademark logo registration corresponding to each of the following competent authorities:
- Submit the application directly to the Representative Office of Intellectual Property Department in Da Nang City address: 3rd Floor, No. 135 Minh Mang Street, Khue My Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City;
- Submit the application by post or courier or authorize the individual/industrial property representative organization to submit the file at the above address;
- Client can submit the application directly or by post to the National Office of Intellectual Property in Hanoi. Because the Representative Office is only the receiving unit, the evaluation, handling and grant of the exclusive brand logo are granted by the National Office of Intellectual Property.

3. Register an exclusive brand logo for Southern provinces?

Individuals, organizations and enterprises in the Southern region who wish to register for their exclusive brand logo can apply in one of the following ways:
- Submit directly at the Representative Office of Intellectual Property Department in Ho Chi Minh City with the address: 7th Floor, Ha Phan Building, No. 17 - 19 Ton That Tung, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, City Ho Chi Minh;
- Submit through the post office or courier to the National Office of Intellectual Property in Hanoi or one of the Representative Offices of the National Office of Intellectual Property;
- Go directly to the Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property in Hanoi to submit.

4. How to choose a service provider to register an exclusive brand logo?

In fact, an exclusive brand logo can be registered through the following methods:
Method 1: The owner of the brand logo carry out the procedure himself/herself/itself
Method 2: The owner of the brand logo assigns his/her/its employees to perform
Method 3: Authorize/Sign service contracts to register exclusive brand logos with industrial property representatives organizations
So, how to choose a reputable and high-quality service provider to register an exclusive brand logo? Of course, that organization also needs to have a convenient location, providing services with the most reasonable cost. Through many years of experience, operating in the field of providing exclusive brand logo registration services, we would like to provide a number of criteria to help clients choose the service provider to register the exclusive brand logo in the most appropriate way:
- Reasonable service costs: It is not about the cheapest or the most expensive price. Because in the market today, there are many companies, organizations, industrial property organizations providing services to register exclusive brand logos with different service costs, clients can self refer to these cost levels and make a reasonable choice for you;
- Quality of service: This is a basis for clients to trust to use the service of the service provider to register the brand logo, based on their experience, successful registration of exclusive brand logos for other companies, enterprises, organizations and individuals that have used the services; clients' review for the company's services, prestige and reputation of service providers in the market, ... From there, you will be able to identify whether the quality of the company's service is good or bad;
- The team of lawyers, specialists who carry out the service: The inspection of the lawyers team of the company is a basis to identify what are these lawyers and specialists, who receive service contracts to register exclusive brand logos, like? Do they has experience or not? What are their professional skills? Of course, legal professionals, lawyers with expertise and experience are always better than those without expertise and experience;
- Service implementation time: When companies providing services register for brand logos, they all specify the expected time of service completion, it means when the service provider will receive and deliver protection titles to clients, therefore, clients can choose the best and fastest service with the most reasonable cost for themselves but still must comply with the law.

5. Service to register the exclusive brand logo of Minh Khue Law

5.1. Free online legal advisory service

For the service of registering exclusive brand logos, through the free online legal advice hotline 0986.386.648, Minh Khue Law Firm will advise clients on the following issues:
- Counseling to help clients choose the most suitable exclusive brand logo from the logos provided by clients;
- Counsel on the classification of service groups, product groups corresponding to the exclusive brand logo intended to register;
- Instruct clients on how to search to verify the distinctive ability of the exclusive brand logo in the form of preliminary search;
- Guide clients to complete the registration form for exclusive brand logo, complete registration documents;
- Advice on the advantages and disadvantages of the application method according to provisions of law, so that clients can choose the best filing place for themselves;
- Advice on ways to handle wrong issues or draft documents to amend and supplement the application of exclusive brand logo (if any);
- Counsel on the issues that need to be noted in the process of registering an exclusive brand logo to help clients implement the process of registering exclusive brand logos simply, quickly, economically and with the highest efficiency.
Minh Khue Law Firm provides free online legal consultancy services through the call center 0986.386.648 including not only intellectual property law consultancy but also all aspects of law such as marriage and family, insurance, labor, civil, land, criminal, administrative, military service and traffic violation penalties, tax - finance, enterprise, business - commerce. Therefore, please call 0986.386.648 immediately to be counseled by a lawyer when the client needs.

5.2. Services of registering exclusive brand logos carried out by lawyer

The process and the works that Minh Khue Law Firm performs when clients use our lawyer service of registering for exclusive brand logo:
Step 1: The team of lawyers, legal consultants will advise and answer problems and summarize the process and responsibilities of Minh Khue Law when clients use the service.
Step 2: Agree on the agreement on costs, service rates and payment methods. Time to complete the work, rights and obligations of the parties in the service contract. After that, parties will sign the service contract and start the procedure of logo registration.
Step 3: Conduct a search for discrimination, overlap of exclusive logos (including preliminary exclusive brand logo search and official exclusive brand logo search)
Step 4: Prepare the registration form for the exclusive brand logo, complete the exclusive trademark registration file
Step 5: Apply for registration of exclusive brand logo directly at the Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property in Hanoi
Step 6: Monitor the process of reviewing and appraising the form of registration, appraising the registration content of the application for exclusive brand logo registration
Step 7: Representing clients to receive protection titles and sending protection titles to customers keeping and managing
Step 8: Support and answer issues after being granted the exclusive trademark protection title

6. Benefits of using Minh Khue Law Firm's service

In case clients use the free online consulting service via call center or use the full-service package of lawyers of Minh Khue Law, clients will receive the following benefits:
- Save time and travel costs to meet a lawyer directly;
- Being directly connected to high-level lawyers and legal consultants in the field of Intellectual Property;
- Flexible consultancy time, 24/7 all days of the week, including holidays as prescribed by law, the team of lawyers is always available for free online consultation for you if you use using consulting services through call center;
- Absolutely secure the information to the logo, the logo owner, the logo author;
- Full-service package of lawyers, clients only need to provide information about logo, owner of the exclusive brand logo, sign authorization for Minh Khue Law, the remaining issues we will complete for clients on time as agreed in the service contract signed by both parties;
- The cost of registering an exclusive brand logo is reasonable, dedicated and professional service;
- Commitment to prestigious service quality, Clients can refer to some videos on Vietnam television in the Intellectual Property programs with the participation of Minh Khue Law Firm's lawyer to know some more information, as well as trust when using Minh Khue Law Firm's service:

Lawyer Le Minh Truong - Guidance on the order, procedures and fees for registration of exclusive brand logos

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

Lawyer Le Minh Truong - Guidance on benefits when registering exclusive brand logo protection​

Lawyer: To Thi Phuong Dzung participated in answering the 24h motion about handling copyright infringement on the Internet

If you have any questions or need to use the service, please contact the legal advice center by phone: 0986.386.648 or email: lienhe@luatminhkhue.vn for the most specific advice and quotation.
Best regards./.
Intellectual Property Department - Minh Khue Limited Law Company