Intellectual Property

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Tilleke & Gibbins is a one-stop center for all IP services, including registration and enforcement, commercialization, litigation, government relations, and regulatory affairs. Our high-caliber practice is internationally recognized in anticounterfeiting, IP litigation, strategic filing advice, and commercial IP work.

We help creators strategically position, protect, and profit from intellectual assets in diverse markets worldwide. Our success on our clients’ behalf has led to global recognition as a leading intellectual property (IP) practice in Thailand and Vietnam by such surveys as Asialaw Profiles, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Managing Intellectual Property, Practical Law Co., World Trademark Review, Asia IP, Asian Legal Business, and others. 

We are versatile practitioners—well-educated in the overlapping fields of science, technology, and the law by top universities and real-world practice in one of the toughest IP regions in the world. In Bangkok, our IP group consists of 48 lawyers, including 7 litigators; 9 patent agents with backgrounds in chemistry, biology, computer science, food science, materials science, or physics; 10 trademark executives; 60 support personnel, including a government/police liaison and a private investigator; and 24 technical specialists in various scientific fields, on an as-needed basis. The Vietnam IP team consists of 15 members, including veteran IP practitioners and patent agents.

We are educators—our IP attorneys provide free lectures and tours of our Museum of Counterfeit Goods to students of all ages, clients, diplomats, intellectual property practitioners, Thai and foreign police, Interpol officers, judges, government officials, and business executives. The museum’s collection is composed of more than 3,500 products in 14 broad categories of goods, many of which were used as evidence in court or seized in raids overseen by our firm. By viewing counterfeit goods alongside their genuine counterparts, museum visitors gain a new perspective on the extent and consequences of the counterfeiting of legitimate goods.

To learn more about our IP services and our achievements on behalf of our clients, please continue reading about our IP Registration and Enforcement, IP Commercialization, and IP Litigation practices.

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Alan Adcock

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Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

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Bangkok
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Yangon

Nandana Indananda

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Bangkok

Srila Thongklang

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Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

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Bangkok

Thomas J. Treutler

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Hanoi

Jeffrey J. Blatt

T:+66 2653 5644

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Of Counsel
Bangkok

Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2653 5746

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Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

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Bangkok

Chidapa Kongrassmee

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Bangkok
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February 17, 2014

Somboon Earterasarun to Speak at Web-Based Seminar on IP Protection in Cambodia, Laos, and Brunei

Somboon Earterasarun

Somboon Earterasarun, director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Jakarta office, will be speaking at a web-based seminar being organized by the European Commission’s ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk. Somboon, a...

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February 12, 2014

Nic Garnett to Speak on Innovation and the Law at IP Lunch Talk

Nic Garnett

Nic Garnett, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, will be giving a talk on “Innovation and the Law: An International Perspective,” at the latest in a series of IP...

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February 7, 2014

Asia IP Awards Tilleke & Gibbins Tier 1 Ranking for Copyright Practice in Vietnam

Asia IP magazine has published its annual survey of the top copyright firms in the Asia-Pacific region. In the Vietnam rankings, Tilleke & Gibbins was ranked as having a Tier 1...

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February 7, 2014

Thailand Copyright Team Ranked in Top Tier by Asia IP

In its 2014 Copyright Survey, Asia IP magazine has recognized Tilleke & Gibbins as a Tier 1 firm in Thailand for its copyright practice. The firm offers the full range of services in...

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February 5, 2014

WTR 1000: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked as a “Gold” Trademark Firm in Vietnam

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam practice has received a “Gold Band” ranking in the 2014 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

The...

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October 16, 2014

Indonesia’s New Copyright Law: The Highlights

Somboon Earterasarun, Wulan Purnamasari

Indonesia’s House of Representatives passed the latest draft of the country’s Copyright Bill on September 16, 2014, and it will soon come into law. These latest revisions mark the third set of...

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October 3, 2014

Allow Case-by-Case Patent “Evergreening” of Pharmaceuticals

Atthachai Homhuan

Patents are a key form of intellectual property (IP). The term “intellectual property” contains the word “intellectual” for the reason that one exerts mental effort in order to create an invention...

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October 2, 2014

Judgment Triggers Changes to Court Litigation in Vietnam

Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

On August 28, 2014, the Ho Chi Minh City Court entered a judgment in an IP rights dispute that could herald significant changes to civil litigation in the IP field in Vietnam, influencing the way...

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September 19, 2014

Controlling Intellectual Property When Outsourcing

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

Outsourcing is not a novel way of doing business. No matter the industry, a company is likely to be involved in outsourcing in some way. When hiring a third party to assist in a part of your...

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September 2, 2014

Getting the Deal Through – Franchise 2015, Vietnam Chapter

Jim Dao, Tu Ngoc Trinh

The 2015 edition of Getting the Deal Through – Franchise, a guide to franchising in 29 jurisdictions worldwide, has been published by Law Business Research. The Vietnam chapter of the...

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