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Vietnam: Amendments to Vietnam’s Intellectual Property Law

On 16 June 2022, with 95.58% voting in favor of ratification, the National Assembly of Vietnam passed Law No. 07/2022/QH15 to amend and supplement a number of articles of the Law on Intellectual Property (the “Amended IP Law”).The promulgation of the Amended IP Law aims to overcome the limitations of the current Law on Intellectual Property (the “Current IP Law”) in order to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of State management of the intellectual property sector, as well as to contribute to and to promote the country’s economic, cultural, and social development.  At the same time, the implementation of the Amended IP Law also will reflect the international commitments that Vietnam has joined recently, such as the Comprehensive and Progressive....To read the full article, please see the PDF file

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廣澤 太郎


  • Partner
  • Tokyo Hanoi / Ho Chi Minh City

In addition to seven years' experience in Vietnam, Taro also has experience in working as in-house counsel for a major trading company. He has strong expertise in cross-border M&A/joint ventures, real estate development, labor, compliance, crisis management deals, and international transactions. In recent years, the scope of his work has expanded to include Turkey and other Middle Eastern countries. He is also a member of the Agrifood Practice Team.

村田 知信

Since 2010, he has been continuously handling transactions, disputes, and regulatory matters related to IT technology and the IT industry, intellectual property matters including measures against counterfeit products, and data protection matters concerning personal data and trade secrets. He also has abundant knowledge on cybersecurity practices and is registered as a registered information security specialist (national qualification in Japan). After studying in the U.S. and the U.K., he moved to Vietnam and then Thailand. Since then, he has been involved in the above-mentioned matters not only in Japan but also in Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, and other Southeast Asian countries. While there are few Japanese lawyers in Southeast Asia who specialize in the above-mentioned matters, he supports international companies by utilizing both his abundant knowledge and practical experience in the above-mentioned matters and his local experience and network in Southeast Asia.