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Nam Phuong Nguyen

Patent Executive


Nam Phuong Nguyen is a patent executive with T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN), a licensed law firm and IP agent that partners with Tilleke & Gibbins for local filings in Vietnam. Nam works closely with the firm’s electronics and mechanical patent division. After earning a bachelor’s degree in physics and a master of engineering in mechatronics from the University of Rennes 1 in France, he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. from the Institute of Information Technology at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, and previously worked as a researcher and engineer at the Vietnam Space Technology Institute.

In addition to his strong scientific and technical background, Nam has unique experience in intellectual property, having worked for three years as a patent examiner at the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam. This position provided him unparalleled insight into Vietnam’s patent regulations and examination practices, and how to successfully secure protection for a patent application.


  • As a patent examiner for the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam, handled over 200 electronics patent cases in both formality examination and substantive examination.
  • Regularly liaised with and supported applicants/patent agents to accelerate the process of examination.
  • Produced search reports for the patent office.
  • Supported Vietnamese inventors in drafting patent specifications in the electronics and mechanical fields.
  • Translated numerous patent specifications from French and English into Vietnamese.
ABOUT Nam Phuong







    MEng (Mechatronics), University of Rennes 1 (France)

    BS (Physics), University of Rennes 1 (France)


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