Mr. Tran Van THINH

THINH is a competent and dynamic professional with a distinguished and insightful exposure of 11 years. He is adept in all areas of patent law from drafting, searching and analysis, to prosecution at IP Offices of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. TINH has also continuously supported the representations at the intellectual property appeal boards.


His practice covers many technology areas, including Artificial Intelligence, Consumer Appliances and Electronics, Data Storage & Software Solutions, Hybrid Engines, Internet-of-Things (IoT), Medical Devices, Renewable Energy, Semiconductor Assemblies, and Telecommunications (including 3G, 4G and LTE).


THINH is also specialized in conducting Essentiality Evaluation of Patents conforming to Standards for several telecommunication bodies.


In addition to the above, he is proficient in advising and drafting various Patent License/Technology Transfer/Technical Know-how license Agreements and Contracts.


Prior to entering the legal profession, he worked for several years in engineering, research and development of optical media, storage devices and photovoltaic products in a state-owned enterprise.

  • Drafted and successfully prosecuted a patent for a worldwide well-known China-based mobile phone manufacturer.
  • Conducted patent and design searches on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries and provided them with advice, support and strategy particularly in patent and design matters.
  • Provided expertise in search and watch services including due diligence, freedom to operate and invalidity opinions to clients.
  • Offered counseling on patentability issues at every stage of the product cycle, including its genesis to clients.
  • Filed and successfully registered patents, petty patents, and designs with the Laos Department of Intellectual Property.
  • Managed patents for a top Korean electronics company and several top European electronics companies.
  • Represented clients in filing appeals, oppositions, and cancellations to strengthen and defend their valuable patents.