Update news copyright
While rice and catfish companies receive support from ministries and agencies when international disputes occur, digital content firms do not.
Stiff competition among publishers exists to buy the copyright of books, especially best-sellers.
Vietnamese artists are welcoming the establishment of an electronic trading floor where involved parties can meet for transactions, assess the value of products, and support artists on issues related to intellectual property.
Copyright fees collected overseas for the use of Vietnamese music increased from nearly 2 billion VND (87,000 USD) in 2019 to more than 3.6 billion VND last year.
Approximately 40,000 pirated books were seized when police officers and inspectors raided two houses in Hanoi.
The Cinema and Television Works Copyright Protecting Association was established on Tuesday in Hanoi.
Facebook’s newly developed video platform has shown vulnerabilities which can be exploited by people to earn billions of dong a month from unlicensed content.
All data including articles, photos and research works would be stored on a blockchain platform, providing evidence to prove the authors’ ownership of the works, under a project developed by Dam Thi Thien Nhi, a student at FPT University.
VietNamNet Bridge - The domestic OTT market is entering a period of stiff competition with copyright posing the biggest pressure.
VietNamNet Bridge - Amateur inventors as well as scientists at research institutes and universities are also afraid of writing descriptions about their inventions when registering for patents.
VietNamNet Bridge - The Facebook community and marketing directors have recently noticed the mysterious disappearance of many large fan pages with millions of likes each.
VietNamNet Bridge – Dr. Nguyen Van Tien, former lecturer of the College of Foreign Economic Relations (Cofer), has said the school had committed copyright infringement by using his textbook without permission.
Several Vietnamese writers are considering legal action against Vietnam Education Publishing House for using their work without permission.
VietNamNet Bridge – Organisers have decided to delay a live show by legendary overseas singer Khanh Ly in due to continued arguments over copyrighted materials.