The Special Session of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation was held using Videoconferencing Platform from 8-9 July 2020.
The member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on May 8, 2020, appointed by consensus Mr. Daren Tang as the Organization's next Director General, with Mr. Tang's six-year term beginning on October 1, 2020.
At the Conference, the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam (IP Viet Nam) expressed compliments and appreciation for technical assistance provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to Viet Nam in formulating and submitting the National IP Strategy until 2030 for Prime Minister’s approval, and stated that several ministries and localities have promulgated their own Strategy’s Implementation Plan for 2020-2025 period.
The Vietnam international advertising equipment & technology exhibition (VIETAD 2020) and Vietnam Printing and packaging exhibition (VPSE 2020) were organized from 26th to 28th June, 2020 in Hanoi International Exhibition Center (ICE), Vietnam.
On the afternoon of June 4, 2020, the online International Scientific Conference with the theme "Economic relations between Vietnam and the Russian Federation in the face of new challenges" was co-organized by the National Economics University of Vietnam (NEU) and the Institute of Economy, belonging Russian Academy of Sciences organized.
On June 4, 2020, a Mid-term Workshop about Vietnam-Korea Institute of Science and Technology Establishment Project was held by Vietnam-Korea Institute of Science and Technology (VKIST) in Hanoi, to evaluate the activities that have been implemented by VKIST since its establishment and report on research orientation in some VKIST’s main research fields.
Attending the workshop, on Vietnam side, there were Mr. Bui The Duy, Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Mr. Tran Viet Thanh, Former Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, Senior Advisor of VKIST Institute; Mr. Kum Dongwha, President of VKIST Institute, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Bao Son, Deputy Director of Hanoi National University. Together with representatives of functional units of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Representatives of the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Health; VKIST Council members; Scientists at Universities, Research Institutes, and Enterprises working in VKIST's main research fields.
On May 28, 2020, at the Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel, Vietnam Association of Securities Business (VASB) and International Data Group Vietnam (IDG Vietnam) jointly organized the “Financial Services Forum & Future Banking Conference 2020 ”.
The message of the World Intellectual Property Day 2020 puts innovation and intellectual property rights promoting innovation as the center of efforts to create a green future.
Being considered as one of top-ranking dynamic economies with high openess in the region, Viet Nam will has oriented to integrate more deeply and widely. Therefore, it is imperative that Viet Nam should update international trends on enhancing intellectual property right protection at more strict level.
With the promulgation of the Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy until 2030, Vietnam's IP system is expected to have great development which creates a driving force for innovation as well as dissemination of creative products, thereby enriching intellectual property (IP) assets - a resource of national internal power directly serving for sustainable development.