Dao Minh Tan Tran is a patent executive in the firm’s Hanoi office and a licensed IP agent. With a background in information technology and software development, Dao is a member of the patent team’s electronics and mechanical division. He advises clients on Vietnam’s IP practice and regularly prepares and files patent applications, translates patent specifications, and conducts patent searches, primarily in the fields of mechanics, electronics, and IT.
Dao has completed a number of training courses offered by WIPO, the Japan Patent Office, the Singapore IPOS, and Vietnam’s IP Office on patent drafting, patent information search, PCT applications, and other IP matters. Before joining Tilleke & Gibbins, he was the vice manager of a local IP firm, handling patent prosecution as well as trademark matters.