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.
Other key lawyers:
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.
Vietnam Dairy Products JSC (VINAMIK)
Trung Nguyen Investment Corporation
Masan Consumer JSC
Minh Phu Seafood Corporation
HANOI TRADE JOINT STOCK 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.
- 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.
Other key lawyers:
‘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 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.
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.
Other key lawyers:
‘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.’
Tin Nghia Corporation
Vietnam Satellite Digital Television Company Limited
Escape Velocity Garment Service Trading Company Limited
Pt. Impack Pratama Industri Tbk
Eb Services Company Limited
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.
Rita Food And Drink Co., Ltd
Helen Doron Group
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
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.
Other key lawyers:
‘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.‘