AGELESS at present consists of 42 permanent employees, all of whom are Lawyers, Patent Engineers or Engineers of various scientific fields with Bachelor’s or higher academic degrees. The consultancy and representative services of AGELESS are operated by the following key members:
1. Mr. Nguyen Duc Than, Eng. – Chairman
Formerly, Mr. Than was the Deputy Director General of the National Office of Industrial Property (currently known as the National Office of Intellectual Property – NOIP) with over 55 years of experience regarding the whole field of Industrial Property; also one of the few who drafted the first legislation in the field of Industrial Property in Vietnam.
2. Mr. Hoang Xuan Thanh, Eng. – Managing Director:
Mr. Thanh has over 35 years of related experience; formerly the Project Manager of an international Consultancy Company; currently working as a Senior Consultant for a number of International Organizations such as UNDP, MPDF, OXFAM, CIDSE, DFID, WORLD BANK, ACTION AID… and so on; also in charge of the intensive counseling service for trademark establishment, development and management.
3. Mr. Nguyen Duc Xuan – Managing Partner, Attorney at Law
Mr. Xuan graduated from University of Law in Vietnam, further trained in IP Law in Japan; nearly 25 years of related experience, specializing in IPR infringement prosecution, appeal, investigation and litigation; in charge of the Appeal Department of another IP Law Firm from 1994; member of the organizing committee for the APAA 2013 in Hanoi; Vice-President of the Board of Directors of Vietnamese National Group of AIPPI; currently member of Hanoi Bar Association; also an annual contributor to the INTA Legal Resources.
4. Mr. To Xuan Tuyen – Head of Patent and Utility model:
He was previously the first Director of the Patent Department of the National Office of Industrial Property (currently known as National Office of Intellectual Property); over 45 years of related experience, specializing in Patenting in biology, electricity, electronics, physics and matters regarding Industrial Design.
5. Mr. Nguyen Minh Hoang, M. Eng. – Head of Design and Information Technology:
Nearly 25 years of related experience; granted Master’s Degree in Technical and Economic Management in Germany, and Master’s Degree in Mathematics in the United States; formerly the Head of the Appeal Department of the Industrial Property Agent in Hanoi; currently specializing in Patenting in mechanical engineering, information technology, telecommunications and technology transfer.