Practices
Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Intellectual Property

Location
Vietnam

Languages
Vietnamese
English

Education

LLM, University of Exeter (U.K.)

LLB, Ho Chi Minh City University of Law

Phuong Thuy Nguyen
Associate, T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN)
+84 28 628 45683

Biography

Phuong Thuy Nguyen is an associate with T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN), a licensed law firm and IP agent that partners with Tilleke & Gibbins for local filings in Vietnam. A specialist in IP enforcement matters, she handles a wide assortment of related tasks, ranging from investigation to advising on criminal cases. Phuong regularly coordinates with market surveillance departments, the economic police, and customs in organizing raids and inspections of suspected infringers, and advises foreign clients on their best brand protection strategies in Vietnam, whether seeking amicable settlements with infringers, or pursuing legal action in court. Phuong is a member of the Vietnam Intellectual Property Association (VIPA).


Experience
  • Coordinated with the economic police to pursue a criminal case for a well-known European fashion brand against a counterfeit manufacturer.
  • On behalf of a world-famous fashion footwear designer, assisted the market surveillance department in an administrative action against trademark infringement in a high-end shopping center in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The infringers were sanctioned nearly VND 100 million.
  • Advised a Singapore-based publisher of drug information and a well-known apparel manufacturer on copyright piracy in Vietnam and possible actions against infringers who operated copycat websites and offering free access to the copyrighted content.
  • Advised a European pharmaceutical company on a dispute related to debt collection.
  • Advised a tobacco company on actions against trademark and copyright infringement as well as infringing “.vn” domain names, and dealt directly with the infringers and cybersquatters to settle the matters.