Thang Duc Nguyen

Head of Patent Group, Vietnam
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Practice

Office

Languages

Vietnamese, English

Education

LLB, Hanoi Law University

BA, Hanoi University of Foreign Studies

BSc, Hanoi Polytechnic University

Thang Duc Nguyen is a certified attorney-at-law and heads the patent group in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam offices. Thang specializes in prosecuting patent and industrial design applications for foreign clients in all industry sectors, from chemical to automotive to software. His efficient, methodical, detail-oriented working style has helped him handle more than 900 patent applications over 14 years in the practice area. Thang also advises clients on patent issues and strategies in Vietnam, and handles other proceedings related to patent and design.

An avid lifelong learner, Thang has earned degrees in the disparate fields of law, organic chemistry, and English, and has spoken and written on patent law for Vietnamese government agencies and international publications. Thang is a member of the Hanoi Bar Association and a Vietnam-qualified patent agent.

  • Conducted patent and design searches on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries.

  • Drafted patent specifications to accurately capture novelty and inventiveness while ensuring the broadest possible protection.

  • Filed and successfully registered inventions and industrial designs with Vietnam's National Office of Intellectual Property

  • Represented clients in filing appeals, oppositions, and cancellations to strengthen and defend their valuable patents.

  • Provided expert advice to clients on complex patent matters and disputes.

  • Invented and was granted a Vietnamese petty patent on a device to prevent myopia.

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November 12, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized as a “Highly Recommended” Firm in Vietnam by Asialaw Profiles 2015

Asialaw Profiles 2015  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins as a “Highly Recommended” firm in Vietnam in multiple practice areas. The rankings were determined through two main avenues: (i) feedback...

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October 30, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in “Tier 1” for IP in Vietnam by Legal 500

For the eighth year in a row, Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property (IP) group in Vietnam has been ranked as a Tier 1 practice by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific  in the 2015 edition of its...

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May 16, 2014

ALB IP Rankings: Tilleke & Gibbins “Tier 1” in Two Categories for Vietnam

Our firm’s IP practice in Vietnam has been placed at the apex of the IP legal market in Asian Legal Business’ latest annual rankings. In the categories of “Patents” and “Trademarks/Copyright,” we...

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March 20, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Named IP Firm of the Year for Vietnam by Managing Intellectual Property

Leading Southeast Asian law firm Tilleke & Gibbins was honored to again be named IP Firm of the Year for Vietnam by Managing Intellectual Property, a leading international publication for...

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March 4, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked Among Top Patent Practices in Vietnam by Managing Intellectual Property

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Vietnam has been awarded a “Tier 1” ranking from Managing Intellectual Property  magazine, in the category of patent prosecution. The firm was one of just...

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July 9, 2014

The Intellectual Property Review (Third Edition) – Vietnam Chapter

Thang Duc Nguyen, Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

Tilleke & Gibbins’ top-rated intellectual property team provided the Vietnam chapter of the recently published The Intellectual Property Review (Third Edition), a guide to intellectual property...

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May 5, 2014

Vietnam Pharma Update 2014

While Vietnam represents a huge potential market for foreign investors in the pharmaceutical industry, the sector is heavily regulated and clear guidelines are not always available. To guide...

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July 5, 2013

Intellectual Property in Vietnam: Registration, Protection, Commercialization

The importance of protecting and enforcing your intellectual property (IP) rights can never be stressed enough. Without taking precautions, your business’s intellectual assets are more vulnerable to...

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May 27, 2013

Invention Secrecy in Vietnam

Thang Duc Nguyen, Thanh Phuong Vu

Patent law hinges on the disclosure of secrets. To be granted a patent, an inventor is required to publicly disclose his or her invention—often in great detail—in exchange for the exclusive rights to...

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March 1, 2010

New Design Examination Guidelines Issued

Thang Duc Nguyen

On December 8, 2009, the National Office of Intellectual Property issued the long-awaited examination guidelines for industrial designs. The guidelines gave clarity to a number of issues that had...

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