Vi Tran, Ph.D.


Vi Tran, Ph.D.


New York | Three Bryant Park, 1095 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States of America 10036-6797
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Vi Tran, Ph.D. is an associate in Dechert’s Patent Litigation group. Trained as a medicinal chemist, Dr. Tran currently focuses her practice on chemical and pharmaceutical patent litigation, assisting clients with opinions on patentability and intellectual property due diligence. 

Dr. Tran’s writing on intellectual property and organic chemistry has appeared in numerous publications, including World Intellectual Property Review, Intellectual Property Magazine, Journal of Organic Chemistry and Organic Process Research & Development

Prior to joining Dechert, Dr. Tran was a scientific law clerk at another global law firm, as well as a research associate at Johnson & Johnson, where she conducted research on treatment for neurological dysfunctions.  

  • California Institute of Technology, B.S., 2005, Howard and Frances Vesper Scholarship
  • University of California, Irvine, Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2013, Iota Sigma Pi, National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry, WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Grant
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2019, Fordham Legal Writing Award
  • New York
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Asian American Bar Association of New York
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society