Information and documents required at the filing:

  • Full name, address and nationality of the Applicant;
  • The representation of the marks
  • Details of priority application (if any) including application number, filing date and country of the priority application(s), if Paris Convention priority is claimed;
  • Description of goods and/or services to be covered by the applicationi

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);ii
  • A certified copy of the priority document, if Paris Convention priority is claimed (must be submitted within three (03) months from the filing date).

iVietnam follow the 10th edition of International Classification of Goods and Services (the Nice Classification). Multiple class applications are acceptable in Vietnam. However, class headings or general description of goods/services is not acceptable. For the purpose of calculation of fees, the description of goods/services must be sufficiently specific and detailed. In other words, the goods and services must be set forth in precise terms, preferably using the terms that appear in the Nice Classification.

iiA General Power of Attorney can be used for more than one application filed by the same applicant.