Intellectual property

In the spirit of supporting a healthy competitive environment, throughout 08 years of operation, PLF has always considered the protection of copyright, trademarks, patents, etc. of enterprises is the responsibility of an law practice organization. Not only do we perform the registration for protection, we also proactively detect, collect evidences of violations and coordinate closely with relevant authorities to protect the legitimate interests of the customer.
Besides, PLF’s attorneys also spend time to answer press interview questions about the solutions to help businesses protect their rights against the risk of infringement.
In addition, we are also experts when carrying out the transfer of intellectual property rights in the consolidation, mergers and acquisitions of enterprises.
Our legal services include advising on: 
  • Assignment of Intellectual Property Rights
    • Advise on the assignment, transfer of property use rights, patent use, useful solutions, and industrial appearance
    • Draft contracts for the assignment or transfer of intellectual property rights
    • Assist in the preparation of the documents necessary to file an application for copyright registration and related rights, in case the individual filing the application is the beneficiary of such right via a transfer
    • Appraisal of the assignment, transfer, and investment capital contribution values of trademarks
    • Advise on the contractual transfer of registration rights for patents, industrial appearance, arrangement design, and trademarks to organizations and individuals
    • Advise on any case where a patent use right is transferred in accordance with a decision of a judicial authority
  • Copyright
    • Advise on copyright registration procedures
    • Advise on the scope of protection applied to copyright
    • Advise on which works are protected by copyright
    • Advise which acts may constitute copyright infringement
    • Evaluate the legality of documents provided by the client
    • Work with relevant authorities on behalf of the client
    • Partake in the settlement of copyright disputes
    • Handle trademark registration dossiers
    • Draft mutual co-owner consent documents (if applicable)
  • Intellectual Property Right Disputes
    • Advise on the legal responsibilities of parties to intellectual property rights disputes
    • Represent clients before the judicial authorities
    • Advice on evidence-gathering for dispute settlement purposes
    • Designation of counsel to defend the client’s rights in court
    • File appeals to an administrative decision on intellectual property rights
    • Request, on behalf of the owner, the infringer-party to terminate the infringing acts, by any of the following measures :
      • Injunction
      • Public apology and rectification;
      • Compensatory damages;
      • Destruction of goods.
  • Patent
    • Advise on the procedures and conditions for patent registration
    • Advise on the scope of patent protection
    • Look up patent information
    • Lodge claims against the decision to refuse protection (where applicable)
    • Advise on patent infringing acts
    • Evaluate the legality of documents provided by the client
    • Work with relevant authorities on behalf of the client
    • Partake in the settlement of patent disputes
    • Registration of international patents
    • Maintain the validity of exclusive patents
    • Prepare exclusive patent applications
    • Advise on the drafting of the patent description and summary
    • Draft patent protection requests
    • Advice on certifying the legally right to apply for patent in case the applicant is beneficiary of such right via another person
    • Draft the initial application and documents certifying the display and exhibition, when there is a request to enjoy the priority right in accordance with the international treaty
  • Trade Secret
    • Advantages and disadvantages of trade secrets
    • Procedures and conditions for establishing trade secret protection
    • Eligibility for and scope of trade secret protection
    • Acts constituting trade secret infringements
    • Limitations of trade secret protection
    • Drafting of Non-Disclosure Agreements when entering into commercial relationships with third parties
    • Legal recourse for trade secret infringements
  • Trademark
    • Advise on trademark registration procedures
    • Advise on the scope of protection applied to trademarks
    • Advise on acts constituting trademark infringement
    • Evaluate the legality of documents provided by the client
    • Work with relevant authorities on behalf of the client
    • Partake in the settlement of trademark disputes
    • Handle trademark registration dossiers
    • Advise on famous trademarks
    • International trademark registration
    • Extension of trademark protection duration
  • Unfair Competition
    • Legal determination of acts constituting unfair competition
    • Assistance in the gathering and organization of evidence to protect the right to fair competition
    • Requests of any infringing party to terminate any infringing act
    • Defend our clients’ rights before the judicial authorities

For more details, please contact PLF.

Clients

Bui Cong Thanh
Managing Partner

+8428 3821 2161

thanhbc@plf.vn

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