Information and documents required at the filing:

  • Full name, address and nationality of the Applicant and Designer(s);
  • Specification of the designs showing novelty and a prior art (in Vietnamese). (As Vietnamese translation of the specification is required at the filing, English version of the specification (if any) and photographs/drawings of the designs should be provided well in advance).
  • Six (6) sets of photographs or drawings showing front, rear, right, left, top, bottom, and perspective views of the design. They must be of the same scale and a size not in excess of 210mm x 297mm and not smaller than 90mm x 120. Facsimile copies of the photographs/drawings are acceptable at the filing.
  • Details of priority application (if any) including application number, filing date and country of the priority application(s), if Paris Convention priority is claimed;

Information and documents that may be submitted latter:

  • Original Power of Attorney signed by the applicant (must be submitted within one (1) month from the filing date);
  • Original photographs/drawings of the design (must be submitted within one (1) months from the filing date);
  • The specification of the design in Vietnamese (must be submitted within one (1) months from the filing date);
  • Original signed Deed of Assignment (only at the request of the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) and must be submitted within one (1) month from date of the request);
  • Certified document(s) evidencing the right to use the trademark(s)/geographical indication(s) or tradename(s) incorporated into the design (only at the request of the NOIP and must be submitted within one (1) month from date of the request);
  • A certified copy of the priority document, if Paris Convention priority is claimed (must be submitted within three (03) months from the filing date).