Thang Duc Nguyen

Manager, Patent Group
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F: +84 4 3772 5568

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 manages 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, he has earned degrees in the disparate fields of law, organic chemistry and English. 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.

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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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February 18, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam IP Practice Receives “Band 1” Ranking in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice in Vietnam has been placed at the top of the legal market by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014. The well-known legal publication placed our practice in...

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November 5, 2013

Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked as a Tier 1 IP Practice in Vietnam by Legal 500

In the 2014 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP group in Vietnam has been ranked as a Tier 1 practice for the seventh year in a row. The editorial quotes clients as...

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June 10, 2013

Asian Legal Business IP Rankings: Tilleke & Gibbins Tier 1 in Vietnam and Spotlighted in Thailand

Asian Legal Business has published its 2013 intellectual property rankings, listing Tilleke & Gibbins as a “Tier 1” firm in Vietnam for our Patent and Trademark/Copyright services and...

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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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September 30, 2009

Technology in Focus: Patent Filing Trends

Thomas J. Treutler, Thang Duc Nguyen

According to a recent study on Vietnamese patent trends by Tilleke & Gibbins, since the formation and development of the Vietnamese patent system as well as the development of a free market in...

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