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World IP news: from UK and Vietnam

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The UK Intellectual Property Office released intellectual property statistics for 2023

On June 20, 2024, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) released statistical data on patents, trademarks, and designs for 2023. The data shows that compared to the previous year, the number of patent, trademark, and design applications submitted to UKIPO in 2023 has increased.

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Vietnam approves specialized IP court, marking a milestone for intellectual property protection and enforcement

On 24 June 2024, the National Assembly of Vietnam approved the amended Law on Organization of People’s Courts. The New Law has officially laid the groundwork for the establishment of a specialized court of First Instance for Intellectual Property, marking a milestone for IP rights protection and enforcement in Vietnam.