+ [8428] 3519 4666 Mon. - Fri. 8.30am – 5.30pm
FOLLOW US:
<

Our Team

| April 13, 2015 04:36 pm
Duong Thanh Long

Duong Thanh Long

Attorney at Law / Patent & Trademark Agent
Founding Partner, President & CEO
Tel: +84 83519 4666 HP: +84 903 922 868
Email: long.duong@aliatlegal.com

Mr. Long founded Aliat Legal in 2005 and is the managing partner in charge of the overall operation of the firm. He has extensive experience in intellectual property law, and corporate and investment law, with an emphasis on healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors. Mr. Long is heading Intellectual Property Practice and Healthcare Regulatory Practice of the firm.

Over 15 years of practice, Mr. Long has successfully advised and assisted numerous clients, including local giants and MNCs, to initiate, operate and expand their business activities in Vietnam. His services for these clients have also included establishing, protecting and exploring their intellectual property rights in Vietnam.

Mr. Long is also very active in advising and assisting local authorities to manage and promote local brand specialities especially agriculture products by establishing the protection mechanism for collective marks, certification marks and especially geographical indications.

In addition to his professional legal practice, Mr. Long is also the non-tenure lecturer at the Judicial Academy lecturing on a number of areas of law but with a focus on intellectual property law.

Mr. Long is a member of Management Board, Deputy Secretary General cum Head of Expertise Committee of Vietnam Invention Association. He is currently a member of the Enforcement and Anti-Counterfeiting Committee of Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA).

Mr. Long’s academic achievements include:
  • International Law from Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • Commercial Law from Hanoi Law University (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • The JPO/IPR Training Course for IP Protection Lawyers from Japan Patent Office (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Industrial Property Practice Qualification Training Course from National Office of Intellectual Property (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • Copyright Practice Qualification Training Course from Vietnam Copyright Office (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • Lawyers’ Skill Practice Qualification Training Course from Judicial Academy (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Mr. Long is based in our Ho Chi Minh City Head Office.


Dr. Nguyen Van Thi

Dr. Nguyen Van Thi

Senior Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: thi.nguyen@aliatlegal.com

Dr. Thi graduated from Hanoi University of Pharmacy in 1964 and completed his Doctorate in Rerum Naturalium in 1974 in Germany.  Dr. Thi worked as Vice Director of Hanoi Drug Testing Institute from 1984 to 2000, and also acted as Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Drug Testing Institute from 1990 until 2000. He was also appointed as acting Deputy Director General of Drug Department under Ministry of Health in the period from 1993 to 1996.

Dr. Thi retired from his position as a government official at the end of 2000.  He then worked as a quality advisor for OPV Pharmaceuticals Company until 2009.

Dr. Thi joined Aliat Legal as a senior counsel and works in the patent division with an emphasis on bio-chemicals & pharmaceuticals, while also consulting on healthcare regulatory matters. The firm’s practice and clients receive a great benefit from his deep knowledge and extensive experience, as well as his strong relationship with the government authorities in industry.

Dr. Thi is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Nguyen Quoc Phong

Nguyen Quoc Phong

Attorney at Law
Founding Partner & Vice President
Tel: +84 83519 4666 HP: +0907 33 88 02
Email: phong.nguyen@aliatlegal.com

Mr. Phong is a founding partner of Aliat Legal and is heading the firm’s Business Law Practice. Mr. Phong has over 12 years’ legal experience covering a wide range of commercial law focused on achieving the best results for his clients’ businesses.

Prior to joining Aliat Legal, Mr. Phong practiced as a senior in-house legal consultant for a number of leading international companies in Vietnam.

Mr. Phong also serves as a non-tenure lecturer at Vietnam’s Judicial Academy teaching the lawyer training course.

Mr. Phong’s academic achievements include:

  • Commercial Law from Hanoi Law University (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • Bachelor of Art from Ha Noi Foreign Language University (Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • Lawyers’ Skill Practice Qualification Training Course from Judicial Academy (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Mr. Phong is admitted to the Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association and is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Dr. Duong Phuc Ty

Dr. Duong Phuc Ty

Senior Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: ty.duong@aliatlegal.com

Professor Ty joined the firm in 2009 as a Senior Counsel with focus on patent matters in the firm’s Intellectual Practice. He is currently a Director of Center for Technology Research & Intellectual Property - CIPTEK.

Prof. Ty had an illustrious academic career beginning with graduating from Hanoi University of Science & Technology and and then on to complete post graduate studies at the Dresden University of Technology in Germany in 1991. After this he achieved a MBA in Education Science in 1996 and MBA in Mechanics in 1998. Prof. Ty went on to complete his doctorate in mechanics in 2001 and received the title of Professor in 2007.

From 1976 till 2009, Prof. Ty was the Head of the Mechanical Faculty and Head of Technical Teaching Faculty at Thai Nguyen University of Technology. In 2009 Prof. Ty took the position of Director of Training & Foster Center under Ho Chi Minh City Industry University, which he held until 2011. Since 2012 to 2015, Prof. Ty has been appointed as the special assistant to the Vice Minister of Industry & Trade of Vietnam.

Prof. Ty is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Nguyen Quang Hai

Nguyen Quang Hai

Advocate & Solicitor
Partner
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: hai.nguyen@aliatlegal.com

Mr. Hai has experience in a wide range of litigation and dispute resolution matters. In particular, Mr. Hai specializes in the settlement of civil and commercial disputes and regularly conducts proceedings and represents clients in front of the relevant authorities and in court including, district level court, provincial courts (including civil courts and economic courts) and the High Supreme Court.

Mr. Hai’s academic achievements include:
  • Bachelor of Law from Hanoi Law University(Hanoi, Vietnam)
  • Lawyers’ Skill Practice Qualification Training Course from Judicial Law Academy (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Mr. Hai is admitted to the Ho Chi Minh City Bar Association and is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Cao Van Phung

Cao Van Phung

Senior Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: caovanphung@ciptek.vn

Mr. Phung joined the group as Senior Counsel in the intellectual property practice cum Vice Director of center for technology research and intellectual property - CIPTEK. His main practice areas are patent & utility model with focus on agricultural chemistry and natural invironment. Mr. Phung’s expertise are in identifying special qualities adherent to products which were affected by local soils or water, climate and the skills of local people.   

Before joining the group Mr. Phung was involved in and leader of many important state projects.  These included: the mega project on ‘Reversing Trends in Declining Productivity in Intensive, Irrigated Rice Systems’ from 1984 to 2001; joint research project with a France on environmental factors affecting rice aroma from 2001 to 2006; research on recycling and reuse of solid and liquid waste from cat fish ponds to improve livelihood and reduce environmental pollution from 2004 to 2008; evaluations of gas emissions from rice paddies in the Mekong Delta from 2011 to 2014; and from 2014 to the present he is leading research on rice cultivation on saline soil under shrimp-rice systems.

Mr. Phung’s academic achievements include:

  • PhD in Soil Science from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (New Delhi, India)
  • MSc in Soil Science from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (New Delhi, India)
  • BSc in Agriculture from Can Tho University (Can Tho, Vietnam)

Mr. Phung is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office


Dr. Le Thi Thanh Huong

Dr. Le Thi Thanh Huong

Of Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: huong.le@aliatlegal.com

Dr. Huong completed a Masters of technology of organic substances and then went on to gain a Doctorate in chemical technology of organic substances at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology in 2012.

She has conducted a number of scientific research projects, and written many textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate university courses. She has published a number of papers on the following topics: biodiesel analysis; biodiesel production from fat of Tra catfish and Basa catfish using alkaline catalysts; biodiesel production from fat of Tra catfish with KOH catalyst assisted by microwave; calcium oxide as solid base catalyst for transesterification of Tra catfish fat; Biodiesel Production from Fat of Tra Catfish via Heterogeneous Basic-catalyzed transesterification using ultrasonic mixing, and others.

Dr. Huong joined Aliat Legal as Of Counsel in the patent dvision of the Intellectual Property Practice focusing on patent in chemicals, food and bio-technology. She also consults on regulatory affair matters relating to chemicals, food, food supplements and beauty care products.

Dr. Huong’s academic achievements include:

  • Doctorate in chemical technology of organic substances from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
  • Master in chemical technology of organic substances from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
  • Master in Accountanting & Auditing from the Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Dr. Huong is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Dam Sao Mai

Dam Sao Mai

Of Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: mai.dam@aliatlegal.com

Dr. Mai graduated with a Bachelor of Science specialized in food science from Corvinus University, Hungary in 1995 and went on to complete her Doctorate in Philosophy of Biology in 2008.  She has conducted a number of scientific research projects, and written many textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate university courses.

Her interests are focused around biotechnology and food technology, which combine in her research papers as in her doctorate thesis titled “The effect of antimicrobial agent to the sulfate reducing bacteria from the White Tiger petroleum oil field in Vietnam”.

Dr. Mai joined Aliat Legal as Of Counselt and advises on the establishment of and prosecution in patent/utility models with a focus on biotechnology and food technology. She also advises on regulatory matters with regard to biotechnology and food.

Currently, Dr. Mai is also the Director of the Institute of Biotechnology and Food Technology (iBF) under the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City. iBF is a strategic partner of ALIAT LEGAL.

Dr. Mai’s academic achievements include:

  • Doctorate in Philosophy in Biology from the Institute of Genetics and Plant Experimental Biology, Academy of Sciences of Uzbekistan, (Uzbekistan)
  • Master of Food Science from Corvinus University (Hungary)

Dr. Mai is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Do Thi Cam Van

Do Thi Cam Van

Senior Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: van.do@aliatlegal.com.vn

Ms. Van joined the firm in 2014 as a senior counsel. Before joining Aliat Legal she gained valuable experience in the pharmaceutical industry and in drug quality control management as a technical expert in the assessment team for laboratory accreditation, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and Good Storage Practices (GSP).  Her role with Aliat Legal is focused mainly on the registration of pharmaceuticals.

Ms. Van’s academic achievements include:

  • Bachelor of Pharmacy from University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
  • Specialized Level 1 in Drug Quality Control from University of Medicine and Pharmacy (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Ms. Van is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Dr. Nguyen Quoc Hung

Dr. Nguyen Quoc Hung

Of Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: hung.nguyen@aliatlegal.com

Dr. Hung graduated from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology in 1997 and completed his master degree in science in 1999 at Liege University, Belgium. Dr. Hung went on to complete his Doctorate in Philosophy in Inha University, Korea in 2009.

For a period he worked as an Air Traffic Controller from 1997 to 2001. He also worked for a time as an English Teacher at the Wilhempiek language Center. From 2002 up to the present has worked as a lecturer in the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City and in 2012, was also made an Adjunct Professor at Inha University.
Dr. Hung has had many articles published in academic journals, such as The Smart Mater, The Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, The IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing, and The Journal Mechanical Engineering Science. He is also regularly invited to give presentations at international conferences in USA, China, Italy, and Korea. Dr. Hung’s current interests in the Academy of Research Activities are in the areas of MR/ER fluid based mechanisms, piezoelectric actuator based mechanism, optimization and modern control systems.

Dr. Hung joined Aliat Legal as Of Counsel in the Patent Division with focus on mechancial engineering.

Dr. Hung’s academic achievements include:

  • Ph.D from Inha University (Korea)
  • Master of Science from Liege University (Belgium)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

Dr. Hung is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.


Dr. Bui Trung Thanh

Dr. Bui Trung Thanh

Of Counsel
Tel: +84 83519 4666
Email: thanh.bui@aliatlegal.com

Dr. Thanh graduated from the University of Agriculture No.4 in 1984 and completed his Doctorate on mechanical engineering in 2011 in Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh City. He has conducted research on many scientific areas, headed important projects and written textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate university courses. 

He combines his interests in agriculture and mechanical engineering in his work with typical research papers being titled: “Identification of a number of key parameters affecting transit of rice-grains by aerodynamic methods”; and “Studying, Calculating and Designing the transport machine of rice by aerodynamic method”.

Dr. Thanh joined Aliat Legal as of counsel to share his expertise and experience in patent prosecution with a focus on mechanics and engineering.

Currently, Dr. Thanh is also the Head of the Faculty of Heat Engineering and Refrigeration of the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City.

Dr. Thanh’s academic achievements include:

  • Doctorate in Engineeringfrom Nong Lam University (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
  • Master of Engineering from Nong Lam University (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Agriculture and Forestry of Ho Chi Minh City (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)
  • Technical transfer course of Rice Engineering from Agricultural Engineering-IRRI-Losbanos Philippines (Philippines)
  • Post Harvest Serrations at FCAT Paris (France)
  • Maintenance Repair Agricultural Machinery at Chinese Academy Of Agricultural Mechanization Science(China)

Dr. Thanh is based in our Ho Chi Minh City head office.