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  • Interview with Vietnamese examiners

    As NOIP Vietnam is open for discussion about the status and every matters of patent applications, our patent attorneys usually interview with examiners to have the suitable procedures for our client’s applications especially to discuss about the patentability and acceleration of applications.

    Following is a brief about Patent Departments of NOIP:

    Patent Department No. 1:

    -          Director: Mr. Phan Ngan Son

    -          Fields: Mechanical, electrical, information technology, and related fields.

    -          Number of examiners: 29 (as of January 2015)

    -          Location: Floors 5-6 of Building C in NOIP

    Patent Department No. 2:

    -          Director: Mr. Le Huy Anh

    -          Fields: Medical, pharmaceutical, and related fields.

    -          Number of examiners: 16 (as of January 2015)

    -          Location: Floors 3-4 of Building C in NOIP

    Patent Department No. 3:

    -          Director: Mrs. Nguyen Thanh Tu

    -          Fields: Biochemical, metallurgical, material engineering, textile, and related fields.

    -          Number of examiners: 23 (as of January 2015)

    -          Location: Floors 7-8 of Building C in NOIP

    Interview means: Telephone, email and meeting face to face.

    Contents of interview: Amendment of applications in formality examination to conform Vietnam Patent Law, explanation about information of the applications, explanation about contents of the response to office actions, asking for the status of the application and request for proceeding acceleration of applications.

    Experience of HAIHAN-IP for interviewing with examiners:

    -          We have successfully achieved positive examination results for various patent cases by interviewing with examiners.

    -          We have successfully accelerated examination for many patent cases by interviewing with examiners.

    -         We have honorably taken many applicants and clients to visit examiners to directly discuss face to face about patentability and acceleration of patent applications.