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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Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2653 5746

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Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

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Associate
Bangkok

Daroonwan Siripornanan

T:+66 2653 5751

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Associate
Bangkok

Hassana Chira-aphakul

T:+66 2653 5881

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Associate
Bangkok

Hiranrat Chakartnarodom

T:+66 2653 5763

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Bangkok

Inthupim Chokwaranun

T:+66 2653 5880

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Bangkok

Kanjana Pumichatpong

T:+66 2653 5745

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Bangkok

Ketsarin Buaroy

T:+66 2653 5756

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Bangkok

Kittiphan Khattiwiriyaphinyo

T:+66 2653 5884

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Bangkok

Nawawan Intarapintuwat

T:+66 2653 5738

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Bangkok
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November 26, 2012

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura to Present on Business Expansion Through IP Licensing

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

On November 29, a free one-day seminar in Bangkok will educate business professionals about the important role of intellectual property management in enhancing corporate competitiveness. Organized...

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April 10, 2013

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura to Present on Navigating Technology Licensing Agreements

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

Ideal Forum, a business conference and event organizer in Thailand, will be hosting a conference on “Negotiating, Drafting, and Managing Risks on Commercial Contracts” on April 18-19, 2013. During...

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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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September 13, 2013

Asia IP Explores the Growth of Franchising in ASEAN

Alan Adcock, Thomas J. Treutler

In the latest edition of Asia IP, lawyers from across ASEAN explain why franchising has become such a popular way of doing business in the region. Lawyers from Tilleke & Gibbins were...

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August 22, 2011

Asia IP Honors Tilleke & Gibbins Vietnam Team for Landmark Case

Thomas J. Treutler, Dung Thi Kim Vu

As Vietnam’s IP laws continue to develop, Tilleke & Gibbins was recently honored by Asia IP for the firm’s breakthrough victory in receiving a favorable opinion from the Vietnam...

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May 15, 2013

Combating IP Infringement under the Anti-Money Laundering Act

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong, Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

Thailand’s Anti-Money Laundering Act has been amended to include “intellectual property crime” as a predicate offense, resulting in new mechanisms for combating IP infringement.

Although...

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December 28, 2012

Company Directors Face Civil and Criminal Liability for Software Piracy

Company directors can be held liable for software copyright violations in their businesses, even if they are unaware that software piracy is taking place at their companies, according to Thai...

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March 1, 2010

Company Name Disputes Increase

Kittiphan Khattiwiriyaphinyo

After being chased out of China and Hong Kong, Southeast Asia is seeing a marked increase in the number of unauthorized business enterprise name registrations and, as was the case in China and...

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May 4, 2007

Compulsory Licences and Legal Compliance

Thailand’s recent decision to issue compulsory licences for certain drugs has been widely reported both at home and abroad. Yet, despite the extensive media coverage, few people completely...

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May 24, 2007

Compulsory License Shock in Thailand

This article discusses the Thai Ministry of Public Health’s announcement of compulsory licenses on selected pharmaceutical products that remain protected by patent, as well as the lack of...

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