Nguyen Cong The, BSc.
Registered Patent Attorney*

[*former patent examiner]

(84) 4 3569 0868

(84) 4 3569 0899

Possition: Partner, Patent Attornay


Nguyen Cong The’s practice includes all aspects of patent law and patent practice including preparation of patent applications, patent drafting, patent counseling, patentability search and patent due diligence. He is especially skilled at working with patent involving mechanical industry, industrial machinery, electrical and automotive technologies, vehicle devices. Mr. The has extensive expertise in all phases of patent litigation and settlement of patent infringement cases including drafting, filing and prosecuting the writing opinions and appeals in NOIP and courtroom.

Mr. The has been an invited lecturer at many training programs on intellectual property law and practices in many Universities throughout Vietnam, especially he is known as a veteran lecturer in providing the training and examining course on intellectual property rights for candidates who seek a practice license as a registered patent and trademark attorney. In addition, he has also been a speaker on numerous aspects of patent law and practice at both international and national seminars in Vietnam. While frequently providing clients with his cutting-edge counsels, Mr. The enthusiastically trains the firm’s new patent associates in the field of patent law, especially in prior arts he is proficient.


Prior to becoming a Deputy Manager as well as holding title as a premier technical counselor of ACTIP Patent Limited, Mr. The was a honorably former patent examiner of the first-generation examiner of the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP), and had ever been a Director of Patent Information Center of the NOIP during period of 1982 to 2012. A former patent examiner with more than decades of experience within the NOIP, he had examined and prosecuted thousands of patents and is well versed in enormous complex patent litigation cases. In addition, during his tenure at the NOIP, he actively participated in the establishment of patent guidelines such as patent examination rules, patent classification guidelines and reexamination procedures.

A veteran lecturer, Mr. The has written numerous publications and lessons in the areas of patent law and patent litigation practice for the universities and Vietnam government as well.


Mr. The obtained a Bachelor of Science in Mechanics in 1975 from Rumania Technical University.


Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property

Lao Patent & Trademark Office

Cambodia Patent Office

Myanmar Registry