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USVTC IPR Reference Collection: Current Collection to Date


 At the Generous Donation of the International Trademark Association:

 Trademark Anti-counterfeiting in Asia and the Pacific Rim

Trademark Law & the Internet

 International Trademark Treaties & Agreements

 2002 Trademark Law Handbook (Volume I and II)

Protection of Nontraditional Marks

Country Guides (Third Edition)

A Guide to Proper Trademark Use 


At the Generous Donation of the International Intellectual Property Alliance

 Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. 
Vol.43 (#4), Vol.46 (#1 through 4), Vol.45 (#1, 3 & 4), Vol. 48 (#1 through 3), Vol. 49 (#4)

Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.: The Millennium Volume, Volume 47

International Legal Material on Intellectual Property, by Paul Goldstein       

International Intellectual Property Law & Policy
Volume 7, by Hugh C.Hansen Fordham University School of Law

Cases and Materials on Copyright and Other Aspects of Entertainment Litigation Including Unfair Competition, Defamation, Privacy by Melville B. Nimmer, Paul Marcus, David A. Myers, David  Nimmer (2 copies)

Copyright Law by Craig Joyce, William Patry, Marshall Leaffer, Peter Jaszi   


At the Generous Contribution of the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi

 COPYRIGHT LAWS AND REGULATIONS OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM                        

Civil Code of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (English),     1995

Decree No. 76/CP, Providing Guidelines for the Implementation of a number of the Provisions of the Civil Code with respect to 
Copyright of the Government (English), 1996

 Decree 60/CP, Providing Guidelines for Implementation of Provisions of the Civil Code with respect to Civil Relations involving Foreign Elements of the Government (English), 1997

PM’s Decision No. 1130/TTg, Ratifying the Agreement between the U.S. and Vietnam on the Establishment of Copyright Relations (English), 26-Dec-97

Instruction No. 04/1998/CT-TTg, on the Measures to Implement the Agreement between the U.S. and Vietnam on Establishment of Copyright Relations of the Prime Minister (Vietnamese), 1998

Circular No. 05/1998/TT-BVHTT, Providing Guidelines for Implementing a Number of Provisions of the U.S.-VN Copyright Agreement issued by Ministry of Culture and Information (“MOCI”) English, 1998

Circular No. 166/1998/TT-BTC, Providing the Regulations on Collection of Official Charges for Copyright Registration of Ministry of Finance (Vietnamese), 19-Dec-98

Official Letter No. 637/TCHQ-HTQT, General Dept. of Customs Letter on the U.S.-VN Copyright Agreement providing Customs officials with the text of the Agreement (Vietnamese), 1999 

Decision No. 55/1999/QD-BVHTT, Promulgating the Regulation on Production, Export, Import, Circulation, Business of Sound-tapes, CD disks, Picture-tapes, and Music VCD-disks issued by the MOCI (Vietnamese), 5-Aug-99

Instruction No.09/CT-TT, on Inspection of Cultural Service and Trading Cultural Items in the Whole Country issued by the Prime Ministry (English), 24-Apr-00

Decree No.72/2000/ND-CP, on Publicizing ad Disseminating Works in Foreign Countries issued by the Government (English), 5-Dec-00

Circular No. 27/2001/ TT-BVHTT, Guiding the Implementation of Decree No. 76/CP dated November 29, 1996 and Decree No.60/CP dated June 06, 1997 of the Government on Guiding the Implementation of a number of Provisions of the Civil Code with respect to Copyright issued by the MOCI (Vietnamese), 2001

Decree No.31/2001/ND-CP, on Sanctioning Administrative Violations in Cultural Information Field of the Government (English),
26-Jun-01

Inter-Circular No.01/2001/TANDTC-VKSNDTC-BVHTT, Providing Guidelines on Applying a Number of the Civil Code Provisions on Settling Copyright-related Disputes at a People Court issued by Supreme People’s Court, Supreme People’s Procuracy and MOCI (Vietnamese), 5-Dec-01

Official Letter No. 4029/VPCP-QHQT regarding Accession to International Conventions on IPR granted by the Office of the Government (Vietnamese), 2002

Decree No.61/2002/ND-CP, on the Regime of Royalties issued by the Government (English), 11-Jun-02

Official Letter No.6037/VPCP-QHQT, regarding Accession to International Conventions on IPR granted by the Office of the Government (Vietnamese), 28-Oct-02

Joint Circular 04/2003/TTLT/BVHTT-BXD, Giving Guidance on Copyright of Architecture Works issued by Ministry of Culture and Information and Ministry of Construction (Vietnamese), 24-Jan-03

 
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS AND REGULATIONS OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM                                                             

                Circular No. 03/NCPL, on Hearing Disputes regarding Industrial Property issued by the People's Supreme Court (Vietnamese),
22-Jul-89

Regulation No. 380/XNSC, on Invention Examination issued by the State Scientific Committee (now "MOSTE") Vietnamese, 10-Oct-92

Regulation No. 391/XNKD, on Invention and Utility Solution Examination of the State Scientific Committee (now MOSTE) Vietnamese,         10-Oct-92

Regulation No. 191/QCXN, on Trademark Examination issued by MOSTE (Vietnamese), 6-Apr-94

Civil Code of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (English), 28-Oct-95

Decree No. 63/CP, on Industrial Property of the Government (English), 24-Oct-96

Circular No. 3055/TT/SHCN, Providing Guidelines of Implementing Procedures for Establishment of IPR and other Procedures Stipulated in Decree No. 63/CP dated October 24,1996 of the Government Making Detailed Provisions on Industrial Property issued by MOSTE (English), 15-Jan-97

Circular 23/TC-TCT, Providing Guidance on the Collection, Submission and Management of Industrial Property Charges and Fees of the Ministry of Finance (English), May 9, 1997

Decree No. 231/TTTL, on Regulations of National Office of Industrial Property ("NOIP") on Publication of Industrial Property Information (English), 9-May-97

Decree 60/CP, Providing Guidelines for Implementation of Provisions of the Civil Code with respect to Civil Relations involving Foreign Elements of the Government (English), 6-Jun-97

Decree No. 308/DK, on the Format and Contents of [different] Types Applications regarding IPR of the NOIP (English), 11-Jun-97

Official Letter No. 97/KHXX, on Determining the Authorities to Settle Disputes regarding copyrights and IPR issued by the People's Supreme Court (English), 21-Aug-97

Official Letter No. 2375/SHCN, on Enforcement Decree 63/CP on IPR issued by the MOSTE (English), 10-Oct-97

Decree No. 45 on        Technology Transfer issued by the Government (July 15, 1998).  Also has provisions applying to transfers of "know how" and other items of technology, as defined broadly by the Civil Code (English), 1998

Decree No. 12/1999-ND-CP, on Sanctions against Administrative Violations in the Field of Industrial Property issued by the Government (passed on March 06, 1999 and effective March 21, 1999).  Sets out guidance on penalties and which agencies can administer penalties for violations of IPR.  Penalties include seizure of counterfeit goods, fines and cancellation of business licenses, etc. (English), 1999

Instruction No. 31/1999/CT-TTg, on Measures against Production and Trade-in of counterfeit goods of the Government (Vietnamese), 27-Oct-99

Criminal Code of Vietnam (revised)   For repeat offenses, serious cases or organized violations, provides penalties of imprisonment from 6 months to 3 years and fines of VND 10-200 million, plus disqualification from holding certain positions for 1-5 years.  For trafficking in counterfeit goods, imprisonment of 6 months to 15 years and/or fines up to VND 500 million (English), 1-Jul-00

 Inter-ministerial Circular No.10/2000/TTLB-BTM-BTC-BCA-BKHCNMT, on Combat against Production and Trade-in of Counterfeit Goods jointly issued by Ministry of Trade, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Public Securities and MOSTE (English), 7-Apr-00

Circular No. 825/TT-BKHCNMT, on Sanctioning Administrative Violations in the Domain of Industrial Property of MOSTE (English), 3-May-00

Decree 54/2000/ND-CP, on the Protection of IPR to Business Secrets, Geographical Indications, Commercial Names and the Protection of the Rights against Industrial Property Related Unfair Competitions (English), 1-Oct-00

Decree 06/2001/ND-CP, Amending and Supplementing a Number of Articles of the Government's Decree 63/CP of October 24, 1996 Specifying the Industrial Property issued by the Government (English           ), 1-Feb-01

Decree No.13/2001/ND-CP, on Protection of New Plant Variety issued by the Government (English), 20-Apr-01

Law on Customs passed by the National Assembly. Stipulates the principles and conditions for ceasing the customs procedures on imports and exports under requests for protection of IPR in Part 5 of the Law.    (English), 29-Jun-01

Circular No. 49/2001/TT-BKHCNMT, Amending and Supplementing some Contents of the MOSTE's Circular 825/2000/TT-BKHCNMT (Vietnamese), 3-May-00

Decree No.101/2001/ND-CP, Providing Detailed Stipulations on the Implementation of some Articles of the Law on Customs regarding Customs Procedures, Customs Control and Supervision, (English) 31-Dec-01

Official Letter No.1901 TM-QLCL, regarding Protection of Vietnamese Trademark in Foreign Markets issued by Ministry of Trade (Vietnamese), 17-May-02

Official Letter No. 2209/TM-QLTT, Giving Guidelines on Combating against IPR Violated Products (Vietnamese), 7-Jun-02

Circular No.92/2002/TT-BTC, Prescribing the Regimes of Collection, Payment and Use Management of Expertise and Information-Service Provision as well as Fees for Registration, Granting, Announcement and Maintenance of Effect of Certificates of New Plant Varieties Protection issued by Ministry of Finance (English summary) 18-Oct-02

Decision No. 143/2002/QD-BNN, on the Issuance of [Agriculturally] Sectoral Standards of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development dated December 06, 2003 (Vietnamese), 2003

Decree No.42/2003/ND-CP, on the Industrial Property Protection for Layout Design of Integrated Circuits of the Government. (Vietnamese and English), 2-May-03

Decree No.54/2003/ND-CP, on Prescribing the Functions, Tasks, Powers and Organizational Structure of the Ministry of Science and Technology. (Vietnamese and English), 19-May-03

Official letter No.3080/VPCP, regarding Notification of Prime Minister's Opinion on the Transfer of the State Administration on Trademark Registration. (Vietnamese)


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