Intellectual property: local firms in Vietnam

Vision & Associates

Vision & Associates provides a full IP practice, covering matters including trademark prosecution, patents, copyright and domain names as well as non-contentious advice.  Nguyen Nguyet Dzung is a key contact in the team - she is skilled in local and international IP and patent laws. Managing director Pham Nghiem Xuan Bac  is also a noted practitioner, undertaking vast advisory work and handling enforcement matters, and partner and deputy direct of the practice Do Quang Hung is also notable.

Practice head(s):

Quang Hung Do; Pham Bac

Other key lawyers:

Nguyet Dzung Nguyen 

Bross & Partners

The Bross & Partners team is led by a founding partner, Le Quang Vinh who is also a patent and trade mark attorney. The practice represents both local and international clients on the protection of all classes of IP assets, including domain names. It is especially in demand on the protection of trade marks;  from registration through to infringement matters. Senior associate Nguyen Khanh Linh is also highly experienced in all aspects of trade mark and copyright protection.

Practice head(s):

Le Quang Vinh

Key clients

Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (VINAMIK)

Trung Nguyen Investment Corporation

Masan Consumer JSC

Minh Phu Seafood Corporation


Binh Dien Fertilizer Joint Stock Company

RiGO Trading S.A. (Representatives of the HARIBO group)

Dong Anh Licogi Mechanical JSC

Aroma beverage joint stock company

Blue Ocean Im-Export Co., Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Acted for Binh Dien Fertilizer Joint Stock Company on numerous, complex trade mark opposition matters.
  • Acting for Masan Consumer JSC on a trade mark opposition and subsequent negotiation to settle the matter.
  • Acting  for Aroma beverage joint stock company in a long-running matter concerning the registration of  ‘Men’ for  vodka products.

IPMAX Law Firm

At IPMAX Law Firm, Son Doan leads the team, which has specialist expertise in patent prosecution, dispute resolution and enforcement matters. The group handles a significant amount of contentious and non-contentious matters for leading clients in the retail and pharmaceutical sector. Senior associate Van-Anh Hoang has experience handling both regional and international level IP protection matters.

Practice head(s):

Son Doan

Other key lawyers:

Van-Anh Hoang


Son Doan always tries to meet our needs and gives us detailed information regarding trademark and other intellectual property in Vietnam and its neighboring countries.’

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers

Rajah & Tann LCT Lawyers has strength in contentious and non-contentious IP work.The group has been enhanced by new joiner Duc Van Hong as special counsel from a judicial role, bringing years of intellectual property related dispute expertise to the team. The department also has experience in IP registration and general administrative matters. Logan Leung assists on cross-border trademark disputes, and Chau Huy Quang contributes broader locally-qualified litigation expertise.

Practice head(s):

Chau Huy Quang

Other key lawyers:

Duc Van Hong; Logan Leung


SB LAW handles a range of primarily non-contentious work for foreign and domestic clients on cross-border matters concerning the full spectrum of copyrights, patents and trade marks. Overseen by Nguyen Tien Hoa, the practice group also includes director Pham Duy Khuong and Nguyen Thuy Chung, who has experience in trademark prosecution and enforcement. As far as cross-border work is concerned, the firm has alliances with firms in other countries in Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar.

Practice head(s):

Pham Duy Khuong; Nguyen Tien Hoa

Other key lawyers:

Nguyen Thuy Chung


SB LAW has specialised strong teams in each subject matter of IP. It provides exceptional and outstanding advice in tough cases.

Pham Duy Khuong is a very responsible lawyer with smart advice for his clients.’

Key clients

Tin Nghia Corporation

Vietnam Satellite Digital Television Company Limited

Purolite Corporation

Escape Velocity Garment Service Trading Company Limited

Pt. Impack Pratama Industri Tbk

Eb Services Company Limited

Canal+ Group

Pizza 4ps Corporation

Taco Vietnam Trading Services Joint Stock

Huynh Kim Hao

Vinh Khang Technology & Science One Member Co., Ltd.

Gold Union International Limited

Dong Hung Industrial Joint Stock Company

Serv.Com Co., Ltd.

Chal-Tec Gmbh

Rita Food And Drink Co., Ltd

Helen Doron Group

Seitoku University

TNG Investment And Trading JSC

Hung Phat Viet Co., Ltd


Mekong Capital Ltd

Asia Life Llc

Honesty & Passion International Patent & Law Office

Nakajima・Etoh Patent Office

Alfred & Jason International Patents And Trademarks

Ips Consulting

Elmore Patent Law Group Pc

Origintelligence Intellectual Property Law Firm

Grst International Limited

Praj Matrix – R & D Center

Strehl Schuebel-Hopf & Partner

Dingo Building Products Co., Ltd

Chofn Intellectual Property

R. Volart Pons Y Cia, S.L.

Yong Syu International Patent & Trademark Office

Daio Paper Corporation

Kim & Chang

Koyo International Patent & Law Firm

Trung Thuc JSC

Trung Thuc JSC has a specialism in trade mark and patent work, including in prosecution and enforcement. Thieu Yen and Nguyen Viet Thang, who share leadership of the practice, handle patent work including drafting, filing and prosecution, with in particular a strong following from Japanese clients as well as names in the motor and pharmaceutical industries. Below partner level, associate Nguyen Hong Nhat handles work for the mechanical and electric industries.

Practice head(s):

Thieu Hai Yen; Nguyen Viet Thang

Other key lawyers:

Nguyen Hong Nhat


Hai Yen Thieu is a pre-eminent IP practitioner in Vietnam. She always provides high quality and pragmatic advice and most importantly, she is always incredibly responsive and cognisant of the needs of our clients for a quick turn around.’

‘This firm is incredibly responsive and very pragmatic in its advice. It has an excellent understanding of patent practice in Vietnam.