Intellectual Property




LLM, Hanoi National University

MBA, National Economics University

BA in English, Hanoi National University College of Foreign Languages

LLB, Hanoi National University

Huong Thu Chu
Trademark Executive
+84 24 3772 5621


Huong Thu Chu is a trademark executive in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Hanoi office. Her practice includes trademark prosecution activities such as conducting trademark searches; handling applications for registration, amendment, and renewal; filing oppositions and appeals; and drafting and recording assignment and licensing agreements.

As the holder of both an LLM and an MBA, Huong has a thorough grounding in the Vietnamese legal system and business environment. Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, she spent seven years working at one of Vietnam’s top-ranked local IP firms. With her strong legal and corporate background, Huong is able to provide valuable insight to her clients.

  • Successfully opposed trademark applications that were confusingly similar to the widely used trademarks of a Swiss pharmaceutical company.
  • Advised on, filed, and prosecuted trademark applications for a world-famous airplane manufacturer in Cambodia and Laos, and managed the company’s trademark portfolio in Vietnam.
  • Prosecuted trademark matters for a famous global group in Japan and a Japanese multinational information technology equipment and services company.
  • Successfully cancelled an international trademark registration that was confusingly similar to the well-known trademarks of an Indonesian consumer products company.
  • Advised on and handled the recordal of assignment of trademarks of one of the largest American-owned companies in the wine and spirits sector.