Son Doan

Son Doan

Managing Partner
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Son is a an over-20 year qualified lawyer and a Registered Patent and Trade Mark Attorney.

Before the set up of IPMAX, Son worked for Rouse, an UK intellectual property firms for 12 years and at the same time, managed Doan Hong Son Law Office – a local patent and trademark agency.

Son completed an LL.M. in IP Law at the George Washington University Law School in 2008 under the Fulbright Scholarship. He has extensive experience in handling contentious and non-contentious IP matters in Vietnam. He has acted in pioneering cases of IPR enforcement in Vietnam, including the first nationwide enforcement programme against infringements of design patents and the first administrative action against unfair-competition acts under the Law on Competition (2005).

He is also an accredited arbitrator at the Pacific International Arbitration Center (


  • LLB, Hanoi Law University, Vietnam
  • Bachelor of English, Hanoi University for Teachers of Foreign Languages
  • LLM in IP Law, The George Washington University, USA
  • Attorney at Law, Vietnam
  • Registered Patent and Trademark Attorney, Vietnam
  • Registered Copyright Attorney, Vietnam
  • Certificate of Arbitrator, Vietnam


  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA)
  • Vietnam Intellectual Property Association (VIPA)
  • Vietnam Lawyers' Association
  • Hanoi Bar Association