May 3, 2011

Trademark Opposition Deadlines Explained

Managing Intellectual Property

It is very difficult to cancel registered trademarks in Vietnam (even cases of obvious bad faith may take up to two years to resolve, which is both time-consuming and costly to rights owners). This means rights holders and their counsel need to quickly oppose trademark applications prior to registration. Accordingly, it is important to understand the relevant timelines that affect the filing of oppositions in Vietnam, as described in this article.

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