No.8 Tran Hung Dao Street
Hoan Kiem District
Established in 1991, Pham & Associates is the oldest intellectual property law firm in Vietnam. Over the years, the firm has developed into one of the leading IP law firms in the country, with strong practice groups in both the prosecution and contentious matters. The firm is the most prolific filer of patent, trademark, industrial design applications in Vietnam and overseas each year. It is also renowed for acting on appeals and oppositions before the National Office of Intellectual Property and on infringement court actions, providing expert opinions and advising on unfair competition. In addition to its core services of IP, since 2001 the firm has also advised clients on Vietnam business law.
The firm employs about 120 people, including 62 qualified attorneys at law and IP attorneys, 28 engineers, consultants and over 30 support staff. All the firm’s attorneys have graduated from prestigious Vietnamese and foreign universities and almost all of them are fluent in English.
Our attorneys work in a wide range of technical areas, including chemistry, electronics, pharmaceuticals, bio- technology, energy, material science, mechanics, telecommunications. The attorneys specialize in their particular fields; they are accountable for and handle matter in person with full support from other team members, where needed. This approach enables them to become extremely proficient and effective in performing their tasks.
With the head office in Hanoi and branch offices in Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang and Hai Phong cities the firm can respond quickly to clients’ needs anywhere in the country. Face-to-face meetings at the client’s office can help to advise and handle the matter more efficiently.
The firm was ranked Tier 1 in Vietnam for patent, trademark prosecution and contentious matters (consecutively from 2008-2015) by Managing IP; won the Vietnam Patent Firm of the Year Award and short-listed as one of 5 firms for the Vietnam Trademark Firm of the Year Award (consecutively from 2009-2015) by Asia IP; was selected as one of Top-Five Leading Firms in Vietnam in IP field (from 2009-2014) by Chambers and Partner in UK; was named as one of the 100 Leading Brand Firms in Vietnam (from 2009-2014) by Viet Trademark Journal and was named as one of Top 100 Gold Trust Supplier of Legal Services in Vietnam (from 2009-2014) by Vietnam Enterprise.
Network memberships: APAA, AIPPI, INTA, AIPLA, ECTA, IBA, FICPI, LES, LAWASIA