Ly Duc LONG practices in the area of intellectual property law. LONG prosecutes patent applications before the IP Office of Vietnam and assists clients in the acquisition of Vietnam and foreign patent rights in diverse technologies such as telecommunications, cloud computing, distributed computing, financial transactions, software, medical devices, electric power converters, mechanical actuators and lighting. Before joining KENFOX, LONG spent five years as a patent and design specialist with two top-ranked local IP firms, where he prosecuted more than hundreds of patent cases from filing to granting. He has assisted many international companies and firms to establish and protect their IP rights in Vietnam by providing pre-filing advice and annuity monitoring.
Conducted numerous patent searches such as FTO searches, pre-filing searches, and pending application/granted patent searches.
Translated hundreds of patent specifications from English into Vietnamese in the electronics, communications, electrical, and mechanical engineering fields.
Filed arguments on behalf of clients in response to office actions, and prepared and filed opposition documents against pending applications and granted patents.
Handled patent portfolios for some of the world’s largest companies in consumer electronics, Internet services, and motor vehicles.