Intellectual Property

Consistently recognises among the leading IP practices in Vietnam, our dedicated team of lawyers combine cutting edge legal expertise with in-depth understanding of the industries in which our clients operate, to provide a comprehensive service of the highest quality. We’re equally at home handling contentious and non-contentious aspects of intellectual property law, with a special focus on the IT, entertainment, sports and media industries.

We are a firm of choice for IP transactions and disputes cutting across different spectrums including the software, gaming, fashion, computing, advertising, construction, logistics, and and media industries. Our lawyers are engaged in the following areas of IP work:

  • Transactional deals
  • Advisory & strategic consultancy work
  • Regulatory advice
  • IP litigation
  • IP arbitration
  • IP enforcement
Unparalleled client service

Our lawyers are well-positioned to provide value-added services to clients.

We are mindful of our clients’ resources and therefore place great importance on allocating the right lawyer(s) to the right tasks to ensure that seamless and cost-efficient services are always rendered to our clients. Our highest priority is understanding what our clients need, and responding efficiently, appropriately and creatively. For work that extends beyond Vietnam, we only work with foreign counsel who are known to us and who we believe have the relevant skill sets and experience to meet our clients’ needs.

Practice Areas 

Dispute Resolution 

Our IP disputes and enforcement lawyers are engaged in the following types of contentious work:

  • Civil litigation for trade mark, copyright, design and patent infringement and invalidation, and for passing off
  • Misuse of trade secrets, corporate espionage and employer-employee restraint of trade litigation
  • Licensing disputes
  • Commercial disputes involving IP issues
  • Criminal prosecutions for trade mark and copyright offences
  • Domain name disputes


Our corporate Intellectual Property lawyers provide IP consultancy services, and advise on transactional deals involving the transfer and licensing of IP rights. We draft and negotiate various agreements, conduct IP audits, and provide support in corporate due diligence exercises. Some of the corporate IP works our lawyers undertake include the following:

  • IP licensing and assignments
  • Distributorship, franchising and agency agreements
  • Commercial and employment agreements with provisions for use and ownership of IP
  • Advising on product advertising, trade mark labelling and product regulatory requirements
  • Media related agreements such as co-production, television rights, broadcasting, publishing, product endorsement, sponsorship and event hosting agreements
  • Software licensing, software supply, hardware supply, services supply, and system integration, implementation and maintenance agreements
  • Research collaboration agreements