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Pham & Associates

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Pham Vu Khanh Toan

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Pham & Associates

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Managing Partner


1991-present: Managing Partner of Pham & Associates.

1988-1991: Partner of INVESTIP- an IP Agency.

1985-1988: Official of the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP)


As the founder and managing partner, Mr. Pham Vu Khanh Toan has a profound understanding of IP and is very experienced, creative and able to come up with solutions. He has been building around him a good team – the key factor for ensuring the firm’s long-term success.

He has successfully handled a number of complicated cases for Honda, AstraZeneca, Yamaha, Panasonics, Microsoft, Russian Vodka, Perfetti Van Melle S.p.A, Colgate – Palmolive, Acecook Vietnam,  Takeda Pharmaceutical, Mitsui Takeda Chemicals, Procter & Gamble, S.C, Johnson & Son, Abbott Laboratories, Adidas AG.

Mr. Pham has been periodically invited to give lectures on IP legislation and litigation at law schools and universities in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. 

He is now Vice-President of the Vietnam Anti-Counterfeit Goods Association and Vice-President of Ho Chi MInh city Intellectual Property Association.  


Vietnamese, English, Russian


Mr. Pham is a member of the Vietnamese Lawyers Association, INTA, APAA, AIPLA, ECTA, IBA, FICPI, LES, LAWASIA and AIPPI (independent).


BSc in Physics (studied & graduated in Moscow, Russia), LLB and MIP Patent and Trademark Attorney (1988) Copyright Attorney (2002) Attorney at Law (1997)

Vietnam: Intellectual property

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Pham & Associates, led by Pham Vu Khanh Toan, covers the full gamut of intellectual property matters, including cancellation actions. Highlights included advising a Japanese-Vietnamese joint venture providing security services on cancelling a trade mark registered in bad faith, and representing Akzo Nobel in opposing an application by a Vietnamese company to register ‘Azcobell’ as a trade mark in the paints class. Defence-side work includes representing Marico South East Asia in resisting an attempt by Hugo Boss to cancel its trade mark for ‘X X-Men For Boss’ shampoo.

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