Name:Manh Hung Tran
Firm: BMVN International LLC, a member firm of Baker & McKenzie International
Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
Mr. Tran Manh Hung is the Managing Partner of BMVN International LLC, a fully licensed law firm and IP agent, which is a member of Baker & McKenzie International.
Mr. Tran has represented numerous multinational and Vietnamese companies in high profile transactions and projects in many different industries including infrastructure, transportation, telecommunications, port, retail, distribution, and intellectual property. Ranked as a leading individual in Intellectual Property by Chambers Global and World Trademark Review, Mr. Tran has successfully represented some of the world’s largest multinational companies in both contentious and non-contentious aspects of IP law, including patents, designs, trademarks, copyright, unfair competition, anti-counterfeiting, anti-piracy, domain names, commercial IP involving franchising and licensing arrangements, trade secrets, and technology. Mr. Tran has also been called upon by the Vietnamese Government to review and help revise the country's IP Law and the Criminal Code's IP provisions.
Mr. Tran was voted Vietnam Lawyer of the Year in the National poll of Vietnamese lawyers organized jointly by the Vietnam Lawyers’ Federation, the Ministry of Justice and Vietnam Law Magazine in 2009, has been ranked as the Strongly Recommended IP Lawyer by Global3000, and has received high recognition from Asialaw, and Managing IP Asia. Mr. Tran is also listed in the 2015 edition of Who's Who Legal in the field of Franchising. In addition to authoring many publications, Mr. Tran also lectures at the Hanoi Law University, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Foreign Trade University, an international MBA Program (CFVG) and intellectual property laws for the Professional Training School of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. He used to serve as the Chairman of the Legal Committee of Hanoi American Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Tran has been practicing law in Vietnam since he graduated from the Hanoi Law University in 1995 with an LL.B. in Economic Law. In 2000 he received his LL.M. in International Economic and Business Law from Kyushu University (Japan) under a scholarship from the Japanese Government. He speaks fluent English and Vietnamese and is proficient in Japanese.