April 27, 2011

Vietnam: New Legislative Efforts to Strengthen Enforcement Mechanisms

Intellectual Property in Asia, BNA International

Since the adoption of the Law on Intellectual Property in 2005, most experts have acknowledged that Vietnam’s intellectual property regime generally complies with the requirements of TRIPS. However, enforcement mechanisms in the country have remained weak. In the last few months, Vietnam issued new legislation which is expected to improve the country’s intellectual property law enforcement regime. These new regulations are summarized in this article.