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Sunday, September 20, 2020
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Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects Land conflicts in emerging suburban areas in Vietnam: causes and effects
This article takes initial steps in understanding causes and effects of land conflicts in Vietnam after the effect of the 2003 Land Law and its subsequent amendments. It examines institutional arrangements that govern land rights security but may have created biases toward different land users upon conflicting land use purposes. The analysis also examines the values of the two available large sample surveys in Vietnam (the citizen perception-based Vietnam Provincial Governance and Public Administration Performance Index (PAPI) and the firm perception-based Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI)) in informing potential different treatments toward citizens and firms as land users.
Intellectual property tribunal - a must in Vietnam Intellectual property tribunal - a must in Vietnam
The intellectual property tribunal is a specialized court set up, like in many countries, to deal with intellectual property disputes which currently become more and more complicated in Vietnam. The establishment of such specialized court is an objective requirement in the process of judicial reform in general and improvement of legal mechanisms in particular to protect intellectual property rights in Vietnam.
Top ten legal documents in 2019 Top ten legal documents in 2019
Selected by Vietnam Law and Legal Forum magazine, these include the Labor Code, the Law on Exit and Entry of Vietnamese Citizens, Prime Minister Decision 1068/QD-TTg,Law on Tax Administration, and a Prime Minister Decision adopting the national strategy for intellectual property rights, among others.
Vietnam attends WIPO General Assemblys 59th session Vietnam attends WIPO General Assembly’s 59th session
The World Intellectual Property Organization General Assembly opened its 59th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on September 30, drawing over 1,000 delegates from 191 member countries.
APEC 2017: Prime Ministers speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017 APEC 2017: Prime Minister's speech at Vietnam Business Summit 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered a speech at the Vietnam Business Summit which was held in the central city of Da Nang on November 7. 
Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman Vietnam elected WIPO General Assembly Chairman
Ambassador Duong Chi Dung, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations, World Trade Organization and other international organizations in Geneva, has been elected Chairman of the World Intellectual Property Organization General Assembly for 2018-2019.
Govt. set to further improve the business environment Govt. set to further improve the business environment
Raising productivity and competitiveness of the economy and improving the business environment continue to be at the top of the Government’s agenda this year.
Protection of IPRs under TPP Agreement: Some challenges for Vietnam Protection of IPRs under TPP Agreement: Some challenges for Vietnam
The issue of intellectual property (IP) is dealt with in Chapter 18 and the annexes of the TPP, which is believed to pose many challenges for Vietnam in terms of both legal aspects and IPR enforcement. This article analyzes some of these challenges.
Patent prosecution collaboration: A must do for Vietnam? Patent prosecution collaboration: A must do for Vietnam?
Pending patent applications are those, at one point in time, that have been filed with a certain patent office but not yet examined. Although there have not been any clear statistics, the backlog of unexamined patent applications at many patent offices is huge.
Enterprises get easier to protect trademarks Enterprises get easier to protect trademarks
Trademark owners in Vietnam will get easier to make international registrations when the Madrid Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement on international registration of trademarks comes into force on July 11.

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