Espresso IP 7: Trade marks in Vietnam

espressoIP-01Bond. James Bond. A man of mystery and a very high-profile name in films. When protecting this highly classified name, Bond’s creators have consistently turned to brands’ best IP friend–trade marks, which protect the logos and symbols that identify products.

In this podcast, hosts Alexander Bayntun-Lees and Samuel Sabasteanski discuss the intellectual property laws governing trade marks in Vietnam and how to have infringers shaking (not stirred) in their boots. As always, for more information on protecting your IP, send our South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk experts a message.

 

Espresso IP 007 – Trade marks in Vietnam (Length – 7:37)

Espresso IP 6: Copyright in Vietnam

espressoIP-01Pen touches paper, and a copyright is born! Copyright is the right to profit from and protect any creative works you create. Copyright protection is conferred automatically upon creation of a work but does not deter all infringers.

In this podcast, hosts Alexander Bayntun-Lees and Samuel Sabasteanski discuss the intellectual property laws governing copyright in Vietnam. As always, for more information on protecting your IP, send our South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk experts a message.

Espresso IP 006 – Copyright in Vietnam (Length – 7:34)

South-East Asia IPR Basics Series: Copyrights and Trade Secrets in Laos

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Copyrights are the rights of a creator of a book, song, play, or other creative work over the use of that work. Trade secrets are the undisclosed information that a company uses to gain an advantage over its competitors. Both are important products of creative brainpower which can set an SME apart.

This article details rules in Laos’  Law on Intellectual Property concerning copyright and trademark registration, protection, and enforcement. For SMEs seeking to reap the rewards of their creativity and maintain a competitive edge in Laos, the information herein represents an important first step in guarding against counterfeiting and IP piracy.

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South-East Asia IPR Basics Series: Trademarks and Industrial Designs in Laos

BRAND on price labelsIndustrial designs and trademarks are intellectual property which protect the exterior design of a product and a company’s distinctive symbols, colors, and expressions, respectively. They are key parts corporate branding which readily identify a product’s origin and offer a quick guarantee of quality for consumers.

This article details rules in Laos’  Law on Intellectual Property concerning industrial design and trademark content, registration, protection, and enforcement. For SMEs seeking to develop their brand image and consumer goodwill in Laos, the information herein represents an important first step in guarding against counterfeiting and IP piracy.

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South-East Asia IPR Basics Series: Copyright in Singapore

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copyright page 7Another day, another Insider post on South-East Asian IPR! Continuing with our Singapore series, today’s article covers all the basics you’ll need to know to get started protecting your Copyright in Singapore.

Copyright is essential for the protection of creative works, and whilst most jurisdictions protect it automatically upon creation, it is still worth knowing what is or isn’t protected, what rights you have and how best to protect and enforce those rights in the event of infringement.

So read on, and as always, if you have any questions feel free to get in touch with the South-east Asia SME IPR Helpdesk experts for free, tailored advice!

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