Registration of industrial design in Vietnam is the main and outstanding service of SB in 15 years of IP practice. SB is ranked by Legal500, ASIA LAW and WTR as the top tier industrial design law firm in Vietnam. What are the benefits of using SB’s industrial design registration service?

SB is highly recommended for industrial design registration in Vietnam due to the follows:

Offering effective cost of industrial design registration in Vietnam for clients

With a team of 17-experienced intellectual property lawyers, SB will plan to register industrial design in Vietnam for clients in the direction of maximizing the scope of protection with a reasonable cost.

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Consulting a comprehensive strategy of registering industrial design in Vietnam for Clients

SB has a complete consulting process established over 15 years for local and international clients, individuals and institutions. We can help clients with the following tasks:

+ Evaluating the possibility of launching the product to market:

Before a product or equipment is put on the Vietnam market, it is necessary to ensure that the product or equipment does not violate the design previously granted to another party. SB’s team of IP lawyers will make appropriate strategies for each type of product or equipment so that they can come to the most accurate conclusions about risks and safety when bringing products to the Vietnam market.

+ Conducting the protection ability  of industrial design registration in Vietnam before submitting an official application at the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam

In order for a industrial design to be granted a patent in Vietnam, it must meet the following criteria:

  1. Novelty step
  2. Inventive step
  3. Capability of industrial application

The scope of assessing the novelty and inventive step of the industrial design is not only limited to the territory of Vietnam but also to the whole world. Therefore, to know if the design can be granted and/or if it meets the above criteria is a challenge for any owner of the industrial design.

With the experience of a team of long-term industrial design attorneys, SB can conduct research and analyze the novelty and inventive step of industrial designs.

Basic information needed to conduct a design search is as follows:

  • Time to look up designs : 10-25 days
  • Search Documents: The applicant needs to provide us with the following documents to conduct the search:
  • Set of drawings;

+ Representing clients to register industrial design in Vietnam at the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam

A big challenge for clients is to prepare dossier of industrial design registration in Vietnam in accordance with regulations, choosing the widest range of protection for their design. In addition, the management and tracking of design applications over a period of 12-14 months is not an easy task.

Recognizing these difficulties of design owners, SB decides to provide services of filing industrial design in Vietnam to clients at the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam.

SB’s industrial design registration service scope in Vietnam includes the following steps:

  • Checking the protectionability of the design;

  • Preparing photo set of industrial design

In order to be granted an industrial design patent in Vietnam, the applicant needs to prepare a set of photos of the design in accordance with regulations, specifically with different angles of view such as: front, back, top, bottom, and left, bottom up, overall, device in use. This is not easy and requires a certain amount of experience to prepare a set of properly designed photos.

SB for many years of consulting and registering industrial design in Vietnam for clients will help them prepare a set of photos for registration of industrial designs.

  • Write a industrial design description

After preparing a set of design photos in accordance with regulations, the next difficult task is to write an industrial design description to highlight the different, novel, inventive and exclusive elements of the design. This description must also be written in accordance with the regulations.

Recognizing the importance of the design description, SB will help the design applicant to write the design description. A team of lawyers with experience in many different fields ensures the most accurate written or translated design description, the widest protection for the object of the design.

  • Drafting Vietnam industrial design registration dossiers;
  • Filing a industrial design registration application in Vietnam at the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam;
  • Paying industrial design registration fee
  • Following up the industrial  design application in Vietnam for the Client until the final result is issued;
  • Representing the Client in responding to possible amendments and refusals during the application for registration of the design;
  • Handing over the Design granting to the Client upon receipt from the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam;
  • Notifying the Client when the deadline for renewal of the design is reached after 5 years from the time of filing the application for registration of the design.

A team of lawyers capable of cooperating with IP agents from different countries efficiently

SB has many years of cooperation and support for foreign intellectual property representative agents to register industrial design in Vietnam, so SB clearly understands and knows how to cooperate and support these partners effectively and with service quality always guaranteed as well as appropriate charging method.

SB’s prestige has been confirmed

For many years in a row, SB has been rated as the leading IP law firm in Vietnam by prestigious international legal ranking organisations such as Legal500 and World Trademark Review.

  • What clients say about the service of SB

+ Legal 500:

  • SB handles a wide range of work for foreign and domestic clients on cross-border issues related to copyright, design and trademark. The work is headed by lawyers Nguyen Tien Hoa and Pham Duy Khuong , who are experienced in trademark registration and enforcement. For cross-border trademark cases , the company has alliances with companies in other countries such as Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.
  • SB has strong teams specialized in each topic of IP. Therefore, SB is capable of offer exceptional and excellent advice in difficult cases.
  • Pham Duy Khuong is a very responsible lawyer with intelligent advice for his clients.
  • SB stands out in its methods , ability to respond to urgent requests and cooperation skills with associates.

For advice on effective and cost-effective design registration methods and strategies, clients can contact SB with the information below:


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