The National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) has recently published its annual report for the year 2016. The bilingual document is available on the NOIP website and can be downloaded in PDF format.
The annual report contains various current statistics on patents of invention, utility solution patents, industrial designs and trade marks. In 2016, NOIP received a total number of 1323 invention patent applications, showing that for this type of IP right, the filing figures have more than doubled within the last ten years. The biggest foreign filers are Japan, the United States, Korea and Japan.