Following on from our previous article on Annual Report of the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IP Vietnam) with respect to number of intellectual property applications filed with IP Vietnam and performance of the Office (http://iphouse.vn/2020-annual-report-of-ip-vietnam-part-ii-number-of-intellectual-property-applications-filed-with-ip-vietnam-and-performance-of-the-office/), this piece serves to particularly provide details regarding patent and utility model applications.
Based on the information released by IP Viet nam, regardless of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of patent and utility model applications filed with IP Vietnam was 8,368 (a year-on-year increase of about 3.1%). Among them, there were 1,505 domestic patent and utility model applications filed, accounting for about 18% of the total (a year-on-year increase of 35%), and there were 6,863 foreign applications, accounting for 82% of the total (a year-on-year decrease of 2%).
Patent applications filed with IP Vietnam over a 10-year period of 2010 to 2020
by Vietnamese and Foreigner entities
Utility model applications filed with IP Vietnam over a 10-year period of 2010 to 2020 by Vietnamese and Foreigner entities
In 2020, the number of patent and utility model applications to which the final decisions of either refusal or grant of a patent have been issued was 7,155 (a year-on-year increase of about 16.1%). The number of patent and utility model patent granted in 2020 increased by 57.3% in comparison with the year of 2019. In regard to formality examination, 7,842 patent and utility model applications were accepted as valid applications (a year-on-year increase of about 7.15%). The data highlights effort and performance of IP Vietnam within the year of 2020.
Furthermore, the increased number of domestic applications shows demand and awareness of patent protection of Vietnamese organizations and individuals have been significantly arisen. It also was a result of IP Vietnam’s efforts to outreach and raise the public awareness of protection of intellectual property rights via many activities within the year of 2020.
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