Bachelor in Law – Pannasastra University of Cambodia

Certification in Intellectual Property Specialization – WIPO & University of South Africa




Pheng Thea

IP Adviser

Pheng Thea is an intellectual property adviser with the Cambodia Startup Advisers, and the principal of alliance member Abacus IP, a full-service intellectual property agency. A seasoned IP professional, Mr. Pheng is licensed by the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce’s Department of Intellectual Property and certified by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Prior to founding Abacus IP, Mr. Pheng lead the IP prosecution practice at a leading Cambodian law firm. His practice involved the registration and maintenance of hundreds of trademarks, patents, industrial designs and other forms of IP on behalf of innovators and businesses from around the globe.

Mr. Pheng is a graduate of the faculty of law of Pannasastra University of Cambodia. In addition, he holds a Certification in Intellectual Property Specialization from the World Intellectual Property Organization and the University of South Africa.