Indochina Legal Law Firm Limited

Indochina Legal Law Firm Limited

With senior lawyers and legal advisors focused on the wide range of IP matters and commercial IP transactions, BMVN has the talent to assemble dedicated teams for each type of case they handle. BMVN`s franchise practice has been particularly important recently, with multinationals and local companies seeking advice from BMVN`s team of experts to help establish franchises and other business presences throughout Vietnam. Intellectual Property Professional Training Course: As IP law is one of the fastest growing legal specialties in the world, we have created this program to train and develop young professionals in the IP industry in Vietnam. Program participants receive free training at our Hanoi office, where they work with our IP lawyers on specific cases. BMVN`s lawyers have international and local legal experience, which allows it to maintain its broad international perspective while retaining the characteristics of a local law firm in Vietnam. This unique dynamic allows our employees to offer innovative solutions for the files they handle. Baker McKenzie Vietnam was founded in 1993 and is one of the largest and most experienced international law firms in Vietnam – and still one of the best. With nearly three decades of experience in the local market, we are the first choice for local and international companies in a wide range of industries seeking national and cross-border advice on a full range of legal matters. Based on our experience in developing policy in Vietnam through drafting laws on securities, investment, intellectual property and competition for government, we draw on our deep local knowledge and extensive global network to advise our clients on complex domestic and cross-border transactions and legal issues. BMVN International LLC (BMVN) is a fully licensed law firm and intellectual property agent dedicated to representing Baker & McKenzie`s clients before the Vietnam State Intellectual Property Office, courts, law enforcement agencies and other Vietnamese authorities. Through its strategic alliance with Baker & McKenzie, BMVN can add value to our customers and ensure the quality of our services consistently.

Our lawyers have a clear understanding of the complex legal and regulatory framework in Vietnam and have helped facilitate meaningful legal reforms and shape policy in the country by participating in the drafting process of laws in the areas of investment, corporate, mergers and acquisitions, securities, intellectual property, employment, digital, energy, finance and competition. We leverage our deep local knowledge, combined with extensive resources in 45 other countries and territories, to create effective and innovative solutions tailored to our clients` business strategies. INDOCHINA LEGAL develops and manages practical and sustainable legal strategies to help businesses grow and succeed in Vietnam and the region, from market entry to day-to-day operations, special transactions, and judicial and out-of-court dispute resolution. Our pharmaceutical and healthcare team provides comprehensive advice on regulatory, investment, licensing, intellectual property, market access and supply chain matters, as well as unparalleled geographic coverage with respective life sciences teams in Asia. Voted the leading IP law firm in Vietnam by Chambers Asia Pacific over the past eight years, our lawyers are among the leading advisors in Vietnamese IP law, with several decades of collective experience in assisting a variety of multinational and local clients with inbound and outbound investment projects, successful intellectual property registrations, cancellations, appeals, litigation and enforcement actions, copyright, licensing and franchising projects. Our dispute resolution practice, ranked Volume 1 by Chambers Asia and Asia Pacific Legal, represents clients at all stages of litigation, arbitration and mediation. We offer private equity services from a single source and advise investors and the companies we invest in throughout the investment lifecycle. Our work includes assisting the Vietnamese government in drafting the country`s first intellectual property law, as well as implementing regulations. We have also trained judges, customs authorities and IP officials on a number of relevant IP issues and played a key role in the establishment of the Vietnam Association for Combating Counterfeiting and Intellectual Property Protection for FIEs.

Structure and navigate the complexity of M&A transactions and all types of corporate restructuring If you are passionate about Vietnam and our growing region. For more information, please contact: Tran Manh Hung BMVN Head T: + 84 4 3936 9398 Dedicate a multidisciplinary approach to the operation and execution of our clients` innovative and complex infrastructure projects, heavy industry and energy Our IP practice drafted the country`s first IP law and continues to work to improve IP protection and enforcement in the Vietnamese Market. Our lawyers advise clients on infringement and anti-piracy rights, intellectual property transactions as well as copyrights, patents and trademarks. From regulation and government policy to investment and corporate restructuring, our insurance lawyers represent insurance and reinsurance companies, banks, finance companies, large corporations and government institutions in major cross-border transactions. BMVN consists of some of Vietnam`s most sophisticated litigators and is fully licensed to represent clients in disputes before local Vietnamese courts. Our group includes leading Vietnamese professionals who have filed and handled some of the country`s historical disputes, including unfair competition cases, product liability and contractual claims. Our experience in intellectual property litigation and enforcement proceedings is extensive. We have organized successful raids in various industries, such as computer software and equipment, electronics, clothing and eyewear, which have led to the seizure and destruction of many counterfeit products. In close coordination with local law enforcement authorities, we also managed to force a number of stores in Vietnam that falsely claimed to be official retailers to permanently remove the counterfeit signs. Our most recent cases include hearing numerous domain name cases before the World Intellectual Property Organization and protecting the privacy of an automotive multinational in a multi-year case in which an appeal was successfully rejected before one of Vietnam`s top appellate courts.

BMVN`s specific areas of interest include: Baker McKenzie has a strong team of lawyers with extensive experience in assisting our clients with their future projects and ongoing operations and interests in Vietnam. Over the years, we have developed experience advising on some of the most important transactions in Vietnam. Our areas of expertise include complex public and private M&A transactions, IPOs, bonds, large infrastructure projects, renewable energy projects, project finance and financial regulation, restructuring and insolvency, anti-corruption and compliance, digital transformation, from the evolving digital economy to smart city initiatives, supply chain issues from design to distribution to manufacturing, and Protection of intellectual property, technology, media and telecommunications. We complement these practice areas with specialized groups in the areas of labour law, taxation, customs, real estate and dispute resolution. We have particular industry expertise in healthcare, food and beverage, insurance, hospitality, resorts and tourism. As a market leader in real estate, corporate and trade and mergers and acquisitions, we advise on key development, project finance, environmental and general investment issues and assist local and international clients in energy, construction and infrastructure projects. Our award-winning product registration team has advised many multinational clients on the regulatory and licensing system for importing, distributing and selling various products in Vietnam, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, dietary supplements, consumer products, children`s toys, chemicals and more. LGBT issues: We were the first company to participate in the public campaign “Toi Dong Y” and publicly support same-sex marriage in Vietnam. We conduct trainings on LGBT diversity issues in our Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi offices and participate in an LGBT working group made up of representatives from Baker & McKenzie`s offices in Hong Kong, China and Vietnam.

Citizen Lab Project: As part of a pro bono project for the Citizen Lab project, we developed a questionnaire to assess whether reverse engineering computer programs for academic research cause intellectual property issues as well as contractual and regulatory issues.

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