Monday IPDate May 15, 2023

World IP news: Vietnam and South Korea

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Vietnam: Long-awaited copyright decree issued following implementation of Vietnam’s amended intellectual property law

On 26 April 2023, the government issued Decree No. 17/2023/ND-CP giving details on a number of articles and prescribing implementing measures of the Law on Intellectual Property on copyright and related rights. Decree took effect on 26 April 2023, with no grace period.

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South Korea: Implementing the IP-R&D Strategic Support Project for the Second Half of 2023

The South Korean Intellectual Property Office has announced the implementation plan for the IP-R&D strategic support project in the second half of 2023, which aims to provide strategic support for small and medium-sized enterprises.