Pham Hoang Anh, Ph.D.
Senior Patent Expert*

Patent Agent

[*former patent examiner]

(84) 4 3569 0868

(84) 4 3569 0899

Position: Partner, Patent Attorney


Ph.D. Pham Hoang Anh’s practice concentrates on all aspects of patent law practice including preparation of patent applications, patent drafting, patent counseling, patentability searching, non-infringement and freedom-to-operate and patent due diligence. Her patent expertise focus on chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology arts, drugs, petrochemistry and synthesis. Ph.D. Hoang Anh has particular experience in analyzing and preparing arguments against office action of NOIP and providing a comprehensive strategic client counseling in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology products, chemical and life sciences areas. Ph.D. Hoang Anh’s patent experience also includes all phases of patent litigation and settlement of patent infringement cases including drafting, filing and prosecuting the writing opinions and appeals in NOIP and courtroom. Her broad licensing and assignment agreements experience is also utilized in her opinion and licensing work.

As the first honorable patent examiner who was well educated in chemistry, Ph.D. Hoang Anh devotes a valued knowledge of her expertise to training the new patent examiners of NOIP in the field of patent law and practice. Ph.D. Hoang Anh is also a frequent lecturer at NOIP and international legal and corporate seminars on a variety of patent law topics.


Prior to joining ACTIP Patent Limited as a Pharmaceutical Team Leader, Ph.D. Hoang Anh was the first honorable patent examiner of the first-generation examiner of NOIP during period of 1985 to 2012. As a formerly well-educated patent examiner with more than decades of experience within the NOIP, she had examined and prosecuted thousands of patents and re-examined hundreds of office action for enormous complex patent litigation cases. While with her tenure at the NOIP, she actively participated in the establishment of patent guidelines such as patent examination rules, patent classification guidelines and reexamination procedures.

As a leading well-educated patent examiner of Vietnam, Ph.D. Hoang Anh contributed effectively her expertise to the inter-National Patent Office’s Programs on exchange of experiences in the patent examination with the national and international Patent Offices such as EPO, Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Netherland, Germany, Japan and US.


Praha University of Chemical Technology, Czech, Ph.D. Degree of Organic-Petrochemistry, 1983.

Praha University of Chemical Technology, Czech, Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, 1979.

Moscow, Russia, a Diploma in Intellectual Property Law, 1987-1988.


Vietnam National Office of Intellectual Property

Lao Patent & Trademark Office

Cambodia Patent Office

Myanmar Registry