We would like to introduce the updated statistics of trademark filing in Vietnam in 2022 and its changes compared to 2021 in the form of Q&A. This article provides an overview of national trademark applications and international trademark applications designated in Vietnam. We hope this information is useful and supports you in doing successful business in Vietnam.
How many national trademark applications have been filed in Vietnam in 2022?
In 2022, a total of 56,050 national trademark applications were filed in Vietnam, which represents an increase of 5.9% (with 3,124 applications) compared to the 52,926 applications filed in 2021. This includes 8,296 applications filed by foreign applicants, accounting for 14.80% of the total number of trademark applications filed directly in Vietnam in 2022.
How many trademark registration Certificates have been granted in 2022?
There were a total of 36,339 trademark registration Certificates granted by the Vietnam Intellectual Property Office (VNIPO) in 2022, increasing 3,339 applications (approximately 10.11%) compared to the 33,000 trademark registration certificates issued in 2021. Out of the total, 6,895 trademark certificates have been issued to foreign applicants.
How many international trademark applications filed through Madrid System are designated for protection in Vietnam in 2022?
In 2022, the VNIPO received 9,068 international trademark registration applications filed through Madrid System designated for protection in Vietnam.
How many international trademark applications were accepted for registration in Vietnam in 2022?
In 2022, there were 6,417 international trademark applications accepted for registration in Vietnam.
Which are the top 5 countries filing the most trademark applications in Vietnam in 2022 (besides Vietnam)?
The top 5 countries that filed the most trademark applications in Vietnam in 2022 were:
(1) China: 3,904 applications (2,343 national applications and 1,561 international applications);
(2) United States of America (US): 2,410 applications (1,224 national applications, 1,186 international applications);
(3) Republic of Korea: 1,983 applications (1,227 national applications, 756 international applications)
(4) Japan: 1,513 applications (630 national applications, 883 international applications)
(5) Singapore: 709 applications (413 national applications, 296 international applications)
What were the top 10 classes of applied goods/services in trademark applications filed in Vietnam in 2022?
Number of application
Advertising; business management, organization and administration; office functions
Pharmaceuticals, medical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; dietetic food and substances adapted for medical or veterinary use, food for babies; dietary supplements for human beings and animals; plasters, materials for dressings; material for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparations for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides
Non-medicated cosmetics and toiletry preparations; non-medicated dentifrices; perfumery, essential oils; bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations.
Coffee, tea, cocoa and substitutes therefor; rice, pasta and noodles; tapioca and sago; flour and preparations made from cereals; bread, pastries and confectionery; chocolate; ice cream, sorbets and other edible ices; sugar, honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt, seasonings, spices, preserved herbs; vinegar, sauces and other condiments; ice (frozen water)
Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation
Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities
Scientific, research, navigation, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, audiovisual, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, detecting, testing, inspecting, life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling the distribution or use of electricity; apparatus and instruments for recording, transmitting, reproducing or processing sound, images or data; recorded and downloadable media, computer software, blank digital or analogue recording and storage media; mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus; cash registers, calculating devices; computers and computer peripheral devices; diving suits, divers’ masks, ear plugs for divers, nose clips for divers and swimmers, gloves for divers, breathing apparatus for underwater swimming; fire-extinguishing apparatus
Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs; milk, cheese, butter, yogurt and other milk products; oils and fats for food
Clothing, footwear, headwear
Financial, monetary and banking services; insurance services; real estate services
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