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Thao Thi Phuong Nghiem

Trademark Executive, T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN)


Thao Thi Phuong Nghiem is a trademark 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. Thao has worked as a trademark executive for more than 20 years, and she is actively involved in many areas within the firm, handling appeals, oppositions, and cancellations, and regularly liaising with the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam. She assists clients to file applications and register assignments and renewals in Vietnam and neighboring countries.

Thao is a Vietnam-qualified IP agent and has a degree in philology from Hanoi University. She is fluent in both Vietnamese and English.


  • Successfully opposed pending trademarks that were confusingly similar to a well-known trademark of one of the world’s largest and highest-valued semiconductor chip makers.
  • Cancelled registered trademarks that were confusingly similar to well-known trademarks of a well-known Japanese consumer electronics company.
  • Advised and represented multinational businesses and Vietnamese companies in protection of their trademark rights in Vietnam and other countries.
  • Advised on, filed, and prosecuted trademark applications in Laos and Cambodia.
ABOUT Thao Thi Phuong






    BA, Hanoi University


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