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Son Doan is the managing partner of IPMAX Law Firm with more than 20 years of experience practising Intellectual Property Law in Vietnam. Before the set up of IPMAX Law Firm, Son worked for a UK Intellectual Property firm for 12 years and at the same time, managed Doan Hong Son Law Office, a local patent and trademark agency. Son has extensive experiences in handling various contentious and noncontentious intellectual property matters, including securing protection, advising on transactions and resolution of disputes relating to intellectual property rights in Vietnam, including patents, trade marks, industrial designs and copyrights. He has also assisted multinational corporations in devising enforcement strategies and organizing nationwide enforcement programs. He has been repeatedly ranked as one of the leading individuals in WTR 1000, Chambers Asia Pacific and Legal 500.

Son is a frequent author and presenter on intellectual property topics. He has provided comments to various Laws relating to intellectual property.

Son received a Master’s Degree in Intellectual Property Law from the George Washington University Law School under the Fulbright scholarship.

Son joined the Helpdesk network in October 2013.