Pham & Associates


Hanoi Head Office
8 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District
PO Box 442

+8424 3824 4852

+8424 3824 4853

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Managing partner: Pham Vu Khanh Toan
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Quick facts:

Number of partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 48
Languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Russian, German and Chinese

The Firm
Established in 1991, Pham & Associates is recognized as a premier Vietnamese intellectual property law firm with strong practice groups in both the prosecution and contentious matters. Not only has been and continues to be one of the largest filers in Vietnam, Pham & Associates is also a reputable firm on appeal/opposition proceedings before the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP), filing a lawsuit or negotiating to reach out-of-court settlement regarding IP disputes.

Since 2001, in addition to IP services, the firm has also advised clients on Vietnam business laws.

The firm has over 120 full-time staff including 14 attorneys at law, 34 registered patent and trademark/design attorneys and 28 consultants. Most of our patent attorneys have both a technical degree and a law degree and they work in a wide range of technical areas including chemistry, mechanics, electronics, bio-technology, pharmaceuticals, energy, material science, and telecommunications. Before joining the firm, some of our consultants used to work at NOIP as a senior patent or trademark examiners. This team is assisted, on a part-time basis, by a team of collaborators who are experts and researchers from leading universities and R&D institutions in the country, so we are confident that we can handle satisfactorily all patent applications especially those related to cutting-edge technologies.

  • Intellectual property
  • Business laws

The trademark "PA-Pham & Associates, figure" registered for IP counseling and representing services iis in the list of 50 leading well-known trademarks in Vietnam.

The firm was ranked tier one in Vietnam for patent, trademark prosecution and contentious matters (consecutively from 2008 to 2019) by Managing IP; was winner of the Vietnam Patent Firm of the Year Award (consecutively from 2009 to 2019) and short-listed as one of five firms for the Vietnam Trademark Firm of the Year Award (consecutively from 2009 to 2018) by Asia IP; was winner of the Intellectual Property Advisory Firm of the Year Award, years 2016-2018 by Corporate Intl’ Magazine global UK; and, was named in the top-five leading firms in Vietnam in the IP field, years 2016-2018 by Chambers and Partners in the UK.

Curently, the firm is representing about 2,000 clients and manageing over 10,000 IP right registration/application portfolios covering more than 50 countries. Among our clients there are well-known names such as Adidas Group, Honda Motor Co, Panasonic Corporation, Yamaha, Perfetti Van Melle, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Microsoft, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Colgate-Palmolive, Pfizer, Bosch, Kikkoman, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Akzo Nobel, Honda Vietnam, AceCook Vietnam and Vietnam Airlines.

With offices in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang and Hai Phong cities we can respond quickly to clients nationwide and, if necessary, exchange ideas directly at the client’s headquarters to clearly define the client’s requirements and the tasks we have to accomplish. This approach brings more efficiency and convenience to clients, especially in handling IP disputes and infringements.