Qualifications

  • Admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 2002
  • Registered Canadian Trade-mark Agent
  • LL.B. summa cum laude, University of Ottawa, 2000
  • B.Sc., Honours (Physical Therapy), University of Toronto, 1997
  • Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History Prize; Carswell Book Prize; Governor General’s Academic Medal, University of Toronto Book Award, Physical Therapy Alumni Association Award
Hung Nguyen is a partner of the firm. He practises primarily in the area of trade-mark law.

Practice Areas

Hung handles trade-mark portfolios of clients in Canada and abroad. He advises clients on all aspects of trade-mark law, ranging from clearance, filing, prosecution, opposition, enforcement to licensing. Hung’s clients range from manufacturers and retailers of foods, beverages, natural health products, consumer products, to insurance companies, government-funded organizations and non-profit professional associations.

Hung is recognized as one of Canada's leading trademark professionals for 2017 and 2018 by World Trademark Review 1000 - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals.  He is described as "a favourite among clients both at home and abroad for his straightforward, clear-sighted advice on portfolio management" and "an artful portfolio manager who understands the importance of conveying complex legal concepts in straightforward summaries that CEOs can quickly digest."

Professional Affiliations

  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Observer
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Member of Intellectual Property Section
  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA), Member
  • European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA), Member of Publications Committee
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Member of Academic Committee
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow and Member of Forums and Seminars Committee, and Membership and Information Committee
  • Co-Chair of INTA's "Course on International Trademark Law and Practice" Subcommittee, of INTA's Academic Committee 2018-2019
  • Chair of IPIC's Trademark/Copyright Subcommittee, of IPIC's Forums and Seminars Committee 2017
  • Co-Contributor of INTA’s International Opposition Guide: Comparative Practice and Procedures, Canada 2009-present

Events

November 18, 2017

On November 18, 2017, Hung Nguyen will be moderating a panel presentation titled Update in IP and IT Law.  The panel will take place during the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers Annual Ontario Conference which is hosted at the Toronto Board of Trade.  

The Event Schedule for the Conference is available here:  https://on.facl.ca/tc-events/conference2017/

November 15, 2015

Hung Nguyen will be speaking at the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (17th General Assembly), in Okinawa, Japan on November 15, 2015.  He will be presenting on "Signs" of Things to Come:  Canada and Non-Traditional Trademarks

October 14, 2015

Partner Hung Nguyen will moderate the panel “3D Printing and IP: Novel Issues and Massive Opportunities” at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada on October 16, 2015 in Banff, Alberta.