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New intellectual property records recognised

Update: April, 26/2013 - 11:26

HCM CITY (VNS) – Ten new national records on intellectual property have been recognised in Viet Nam to mark World Intellectual Property Day (April 26).

The records have been set by five individuals and five organisations.

The Viet Nam Education Publishing House has set a record for receiving the highest number of intellectual property certificates in Viet Nam.

According to the Copyright Office under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the organisation obtained 527 certificates for its publication.

Bui Van Ngo, 82, has been recognised yet again as the author who owns the highest number of registered graphic-art works.

He broke his old record of 499 intellectual property certificates issued by the Copyright Office for his paintings, expanding it to 724.

The records are nominated by the National Office of Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Copyright Office.

Le Tran Truong An, general director of the Viet Nam Book of Records, said the organisation announces 10 intellectual property records every year to honour contributions made by Vietnamese creators and innovators, and to encourage innovation in the country. – VNS

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