Pham & Associates


8 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoan Kiem District
Hanoi 100000

+84 24 3824 4852

Key contacts:

Director: Pham Vu Khanh Toan
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Quick facts:

Number of Partners: 4
Number of Lawyers: 32
Languages: Vietnamese, English
Network Memberships: Vietnam Lawyers Association (VLA), Vietnam Intellectual Property Association (VIPA), INTA, AIPLA, ECTA, IBA, FICPI, LES and LAWASIA

Founded in 1991, Pham & Associates is the oldest and one of the most prominent IP Law firms in Vietnam. With strong practice groups in both IP prosecution and contentious matters, the firm continues to be one of the largest filers in Vietnam and is very experienced in conducting appeal, opposition and invalidation procedures with the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) and related agencies, suing in court to resolve IP disputes or negotiating to reach out-of-court agreements and providing expert opinions on IP matters. Since 2001, the company also provides legal consulting services on business law in Vietnam.

The Staff

With the staff of 110+, including 14 attorneys-at-law, 34 IP attorneys and 30 consultants we work in all technical areas, particularly in chemistry, mechanics, electronics, pharmaceuticals, bio- technology, material science and telecommunications. To date, Pham & Associates has filed in total about 33,000 trademark , 19,000 patent and 7,500 industrial design applications and currently represents nearly 2,000 clients in 40 countries. The firm is also the largest filer of PCT applications designating Vietnam.

Equipped with a self-designed, full-featured docketing software and an updated IP database our attorneys are able to carry out all types of searches, track the status and progress of each file at each stage and report results to clients in a timely manner.


With a head office in Hanoi and branch offices in Ho Chi Minh, Da Nang our attorneys can respond quickly to clients and meet them face-to-face at their companies to advise and give solutions, particularly when handling IP disputes and infringement cases.

Recent Awards & Ranking

The firm was ranked tier one in Vietnam for patent, trademark prosecution and contentious matters (consecutively from 2008 to 2023) by Managing IP – IP Stars; was winner of the Vietnam Patent/or Trademark Firm of the Year Award (consecutively from 2009 to 2023), by Asia IP.
In Vietnam, trademark "pa Pham & Associates, figure" is recognized as well-known mark and features in the list of the Top 50 Famous Brands in Vietnam continuously from 2016 to 2024.

  • Intellectual property
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Labour and employment
  • Tax

  • Consumer goods and services
  • Industrials and manufacturing
  • Pharmaceuticals and life sciences
  • Technology and telecommunications
  • Media and entertainment

  • Advised and represented FKP Sojuzplodoimport to win the lawsuit regarding ownership of the Russian Vodka trademarks.
  • Advised Entertainment One UK Ltd. and Astley Baker Davies Ltd. opposing the applied-for mark application ““CALCIUM GREEN D3&K2-MK7 ME&BE, figure”
  • Advised Honda Motor Co.,Ltd opposing the applied-formark No.4-2022-27523 “CÜB JÄPAN, Đỉnh của Chảo, figure”
  • Advised CHANEL opposing the applied-for mark application “CC, CC GROUP, figure”
  • Advised EVCH UK Ltd overcoming provisional refusal of registration of mark “EV CARGO”
  • Consulted Sumitomo successfully requested partial cancellation of figurative trademark “GA NÒI, figure”
  • Advised LB Group Co., Ltd defending against Provisional Refusal of Intenational trademark registration “BILLIONS”
  • Advised Emerald Green Holdings LLC defending against the invalidation of trademark “Platinum TE PASPALUM, figure”
  • Advised Namyang Dairy Products Co.,Ltd. opposing the applied-for mark “Kiplus, figure”

Branch office in Ho Chi Minh city
72/6A Tran Quoc Toan St.,
Vo Thi Sau Wd., District 3, Ho Chi Minh city
T: +(84 28) 3823 5803

Branch office in Da Nang city
147 Trung Nu Vuong Rd, Hai Chau District, Da Nang city
T: +(84 236)3572456
F: +(84 236)3572454