Patent Filing Services in Vietnam
Country :- Vietnam | Capital :- Hanoi
Types of Major IP Rights
Patent Office
No. 33, 294/2, Kim Ma Street Ba Dinh District Hanoi
Trademark Office
No. 33, 294/2, Kim Ma Street Ba Dinh District Hanoi
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Vietnam
Filing Deadline
Filing Extension Available
Filing Language
Translation Deadline
Translation Extension Available
Excess Claim Fee
Form Requirement
Request For Examination
31 Months
No
Vietnamese
Upon Filing
No
Yes, for each independent claim above 1
POA
Deferred ( 42 Months from the priority date)

Country :- Vietnam | Capital :- Hanoi

Patent Office
No. 33, 294/2, Kim Ma Street Ba Dinh District Hanoi
Trademark Office
No. 33, 294/2, Kim Ma Street Ba Dinh District Hanoi
Types of Major IP Rights
The Invention Patent, The Utility Model Patent and The Industrial Design Patent.
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Vietnam
Filing Deadline
Filing Extension Available
Filing Language
Translation Deadline
Translation Extension Available
Excess Claim Fee
Form Requirement
Request For Examination
31 Months
No
Vietnamese
Upon Filing
No
Yes, for each independent claim above 1
POA (Scanned Copy Sufficient)
Deferred ( 42 Months from the priority date)
Fees for Patent Activities in Vietnam
Description
Filing patent application (including divisional, conversion application)
Claiming convention priority document (for each case)
Formality examination:
- For each independent claim
- For each page of specification exceeding 6th
Publication of application:
- For abstract and the 1st drawing
- For each further drawing
Request for Substantive Examination (including Search):
- For each independent claim
- For each page of specification exceeding 6th
Extension of time; late filing of formal documents
Preparing and filing a reply to an Office Action:
- Office Action of Formality Examination
- Office Action of Substantive Examination
Amendment, Supplement, Assignment of pending application
Granting and Recording of Patent Registration:
- For first independent claim
- For each further independent claim
Publication of Patent
Reviewing the content of Patent Certificate
Opposition – Lodging/Responding to an Opposition (per Class)
Patent Amendment, Assignment and License:
- Recordal of Patent Amendment
- Recordal of Patent Assignment and License
Invalidation – Cancellation
- Lodging/Responding to Request for Invalidation of Patent
- Lodging/Responding to Request for Cancellation of Patent
Appeal
- For 1st independent claim
- For each further independent claim
Patent Search - Equivalent Search
Official Fee
7
27
-
9
0.4
-
6
3
-
60
1.5
6
-
7
7
13
-
10
5
6
-
25
-
18
27
-
22
31
-
68
68
-
Service Fee
100
40
-
10
1
-
20
3
-
30
1
60
-
60
200
60
-
60
10
20
100
200
-
150
150
-
180
200
-
100
70
80

* All the fees mentioned here is in US Dollars

Annuity (for each independent claim)
1st year (be paid at the time of granting Certificate)
2nd year
3rd and 4th year
5th and 6th year
7th and 8th year
9th and 10th year
11th year, 12th year and 13th year
14th year, 15th year and 16th year
17th year, 18th year and 19th year
Publication on IP Gazette and recordal on the Registry of annuity decision
Additional fee for each month of late payment within 6- month grace period for each independent claim
Translation (per 100 words) - from English into Vietnamese
Classification
Interview with Examiner
Photocopy (per page)
Communication & Miscellaneous
Communication & Forwarding Original Certificate
-
19
19
28
41
60
87
119
155
196
11
0.5
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
30
30
30
40
40
50
50
60
-
-
-
8
30
50
0.2
20
50

* These fees are subject to change as per the discretion of the patent offices. Get in touch with us to know the exact fee.

TESTIMONIALS
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FAQs
Q1. Term required for filing a patent application in Vietnam?
The 12-month deadline applicable for the patent applications filed under Paris Convention cannot be restored.
Q2. What is the Duration of Patents In Vietnam?
Patent for invention: 20 years from the filing date. + Patent for utility solution: 10 years from the filing date. In order to maintain the validity of patent, the annuity patent fee shall be payable annually after the patent is granted only.
Q3. What are the Filing requirements in Vietnam?
  • applicant's name and address;
  • inventor's name and address;
  • specification, title of the invention and set of claims;
  • priority application data.
A simply signed original POA must be submitted within one month from filing the patent application in Vietnam. Notarization or legalisation is not required.
Q4. How to examine a Vietnamese patent application?
The substantive examination should be requested along with filing an application or within 42 months from the earliest priority date. The accelerated examination program is available. Besides, it is possible to file a request for use of the search and examination results from the ASPEC member-country, and thus expedite the examination process.
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