Guide

Intellectual property rights when trading in Vietnam

Introduction

Vietnam is an attractive trade destination for many UK businesses. It is predicted to be the fastest-growing of the world's emerging economies by 2025, with a potential growth rate of almost 10 per cent annually.

If you are entering Vietnam market for the first time or growing your existing business there, you should make every effort to protect your intellectual property (IP) overseas.

This guide will tell you how IP operates in Vietnam and what legal systems establish protection of IP rights in this country.

It will also explain how to register and enforce your IP rights in Vietnam, and find key organisations which can offer you help and support in the market.