Dr. NGORN Rothna is a qualified Trademark Agent in Cambodia and Senior Associate at Bun & Associates Law Office. Her practice focuses on protection, commercialization and enforcement of intellectual property rights in Cambodia. She has particular expertise in intellectual property laws as she has been doing research and practicing in the field during the last ten years. Besides intellectual property, Dr. NGORN has been advising clients in various industries about Cambodian legal framework on competition and data protection.
Prior to joining Bun & Associates Law Office, Dr. NGORN previously served as Legal Advisor specialized in intellectual property at a Law Firm in Phnom Penh. She also served as Associate Legal Officer to the Lead Co-Lawyer Section of the Extraordinary Chambers in Cambodian Court (known as the Khmer Rouge Tribunal) in 2013. Dr. NGORN has been selected as national expert by the WIPO to assist the Department of Intellectual Property in drafting a sub-decree on enforcement of intellectual property rights in Cambodia.
Moreover, Dr. NGORN has involved in various legislative drafting projects to provide legal assistance to the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation in drafting laws and drafting ministerial regulations projects. Also, she has attended many events as a guest speaker to explain and discuss about IP protection, commercialization and enforcement in Cambodia, as well as data protection issues in the context of 4.0 Industry.
Rothna holds a Doctor of Laws (Intellectual Property Law) from the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France. Her Ph.D. research focuses on the Construction of Intellectual Property Law in Cambodia. She also obtained a Master in Intellectual Property Law from the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France, a Bachelor in Private and Comparative Law from the University Lumière Lyon 2, France, as well as a Bachelor in Private Law from the Royal.