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

T:+66 2653 5871

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Partner
Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

T:+66 2653 5888

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Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2653 5879

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Partner
Bangkok

Srila Thongklang

T:+66 2653 5529

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Partner
Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

T:+66 2653 5867

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Partner
Bangkok

Thomas J. Treutler

T:+84 4 3772 5633

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Partner
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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Associate
Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

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Associate
Bangkok

Chidapa Kongrassmee

T:+66 2653 5910

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Associate
Bangkok
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May 16, 2014

ALB IP Rankings: Tilleke & Gibbins “Tier 1” in Two Categories for Vietnam

Our firm’s IP practice in Vietnam has been placed at the apex of the IP legal market in Asian Legal Business’ latest annual rankings. In the categories of “Patents” and “Trademarks/...

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May 15, 2014

James Evans to Speak on ASEAN IP Issues at BCCT Boardroom Briefing

Companies—large and small—and individuals will soon need to integrate a regional, ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) strategy into their plans for IP protection and commercialization. Soon, the AEC...

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April 3, 2014

Suebsiri Taweepon’s Views on Copyright Infringement Featured in The Wall Street Journal

Suebsiri Taweepon

Contributing to Thailand’s challenging environment for intellectual property enforcement, it is quite common for live music venues, broadcasters, and other establishments to play copyrighted songs...

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March 28, 2014

Wiramrudee Mokkhavesa to Present on Trademark Law and Enforcement at INTA Event in Myanmar

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa, an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, will be making a presentation at a seminar dubbed “Myanmar Trademark Enforcement Seminar—The...

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March 26, 2014

AMCHAM Thailand: Tilleke & Gibbins’ Co-Managing Partners Share Thoughts on Developing Future Thai Leaders

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Tiziana Sucharitkul

In the latest edition of T-AB: Thai-American Business, a journal published by AMCHAM Thailand, Darani Vachanavuttivong and Tiziana Sucharitkul, co-managing partners at Tilleke &...

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December 16, 2014

Copyright Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons 2015, Thailand Chapter

Nandana Indananda, Suebsiri Taweepon, Hassana Chira-aphakul

The second edition of Copyright Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons  has been published by The European Lawyer Reference. The guide presents an overview of copyright litigation...

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December 16, 2014

Copyright Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons 2015, Vietnam Chapter

Loc Xuan Le, Linh Thi Mai Nguyen

The European Lawyer Reference has published the second edition of Copyright Litigation – Jurisdictional Comparisons. The guide offers a comprehensive overview of copyright litigation in...

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December 12, 2014

Trademark Distinctiveness Can Be Established Through Use

Inthupim Chokwaranun

To be eligible for registration, a trademark must possess distinctive characteristics that cause the public and its consumers to understand that the goods bearing that trademark are different from...

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December 3, 2014

Counterfeit and Pirated Goods Destruction Ceremony

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

On September 25, 2014, Ms. Apiradee Tuntraporn, the Deputy Minister of Commerce in Thailand, presided over a destruction ceremony of counterfeit and pirated goods at the Crime Suppression Division...

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December 3, 2014

The DIP’s Study into an International Industrial Design Registration System

Nandana Indananda

One of Thailand’s keen ambitions is to become a member of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs, a key international treaty created for the purpose of...

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