Permanent Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Sinh Hùng received Dr. Francis Gurry, WIPO Director General
Permanent Deputy PM of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam, H.E. Nguyễn Sinh Hùng received Dr. Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Ha Noi on 19 January 2010.
Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Dr. Francis Gurry and his entourage paid a two-day official visit to Viet Nam on 19 and 20 January 2010 at the invitation of Minister of Science and Technology of Viet Nam.
KIPO’S OFFICIAL VISIT TO VIETNAM AND THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF THE MoU ON IP COOPERATION
A high ranking Delegation of the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) headed by Mr. Jung-Sik KOH, KIPO’s Commissioner, paid an official visit to the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) on 23 November 2009. The Director General of the NOIP, Mr. Tran Viet Hung, and Heads of NOIP Divisions received the Delegation and held a meeting where the two Offices exchanged information on their recent development of intellectual property system and international issues concerned by the Parties.
PROTECTION OF “ĐẠI HOÀNG” GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION (GI) FOR NGỰ BANANA
On the 30th of September 2009, the NOIP issued Decision No. 1895/QD-SHTT on granting GI Certificate No. 17 for the famous Đại Hoàng Ngự banana. People’s Committee of Ly Nhan district is the administration authority of “Đại Hoàng” GI for the Ngự banana product.