Tran, Thi Kieu Hoa

Thi Kieu Hoa Tran

Of Counsel
BMVN International LLC

Biography

Thi Kieu Hoa Tran is a special counsel in Baker McKenzie's Hanoi office. She previously worked as an associate intern in the Firm's Trade Marks Unit in London.

Practice Focus

Ms. Tran has been handling the full spectrum of IP work since 2004. Her main focus is in contentious matters including infringement, unfair competition, domain name dispute, and copyright. Ms. Tran advises extensively on both contentious and non-contentious IP cases, and works closely with major clients across various industries.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Representing client in successful trademark oppositions against local businesses’ marks applied for coffee and other beverage products and services confusingly similar to the client’s well-known registered trademark in Vietnam.
  • Representing client in successful trademark opposition against the local company’s mark that is confusingly similar to the client’s mark relating to telephone and software products and services in Vietnam.
  • Representing client in successful trademark filing projects in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia.
  • Representing client in successful trademark infringement and raid actions against local stores selling furniture and coffee products and services in Hanoi.
  • Representing client in successful trademark infringement and raid actions against local stores selling fashion counterfeits in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Representing client in successful trademark infringement against local convenience stores and restaurants using signs confusingly similar to the client’s trademarks in Vietnam.
  • Advising on trademark protection strategies for several clients in different industries, including food, consumer products, pharmaceuticals and fashion. 
  • Advising on trademark use and trademark advertisement projects in Vietnam.
  • Representing client in successful UDRP domain name dispute.

Admissions

  • Vietnam (2008)

Education

  • Queen Mary, University of London (Master of Laws LL.M. IP) (2011)
  • Hanoi University of Law, Vietnam (2004)

Languages

  • English
  • Vietnamese