Intellectual Property

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.

Practice contact Cambodia: 
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Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2653 5746

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Associate
Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

E-mail

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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Associate
Bangkok

Inthupim Chokwaranun

T:+66 2653 5880

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Associate
Bangkok

Kanjana Pumichatpong

T:+66 2653 5745

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Associate
Bangkok

Kittiphan Khattiwiriyaphinyo

T:+66 2653 5884

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Associate
Bangkok

Nawawan Intarapintuwat

T:+66 2653 5738

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Associate
Bangkok

Pannapa Rittinaphakorn

T:+66 2653 5863

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Associate
Bangkok
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June 9, 2015

ALB Diversity List 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Counted Among Top Firms

Tiziana Sucharitkul, Darani Vachanavuttivong

Tilleke & Gibbins has been included in the first edition of the Diversity List, a list compiled by Asian Legal Business—forming part of the magazine’s “Women in Law” feature—that...

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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 13, 2015

ALB IP Rankings: Tilleke’s Vietnam IP Practice Ranked in “Tier 1” in Two Categories

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Vietnam has been ranked in “Tier 1” for “Patents” and “Trademarks/Copyright” by Asian Legal Business. The rankings were based on volume, complexity,...

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May 7, 2015

ALB Nominates Tilleke & Gibbins for IP Firm of the Year and Thailand Deal Firm of the Year Awards

Tilleke & Gibbins has been shortlisted for two awards in the ALB  Southeast Asia Law Awards 2015. Factors such as key hires and departures; complexity, innovation, breadth,...

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March 16, 2015

ALB Power List 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked Among Top Law Firms in Asia

Placing our firm at the pinnacle of Asia’s legal market, Asian Legal Business  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins among the top ten “domestic” law firms in Asia in the inaugural...

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March 31, 2008

Clarity, Novelty, and Inventiveness: Keys to Patentability

To obtain patent protection, patent owners are obligated to publicly disclose certain information about the invention. The specification must be explicitly disclosed in a manner sufficiently clear...

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November 4, 2009

Clinical Trials in Asia: Overcoming Regulatory and IP Roadblocks

Alan Adcock

As Asia continues to attract an increasing number of clinical trials, project sponsors need to take into consideration the specific laws and regulations of each country where the trials take place...

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August 26, 2011

Clouds Looming Over New Computer Crimes Act

Hassana Chira-aphakul

The proposed new Computer Crimes Act, which will supersede the 2007 Computer Crimes Act, has been introduced in an attempt to fill loopholes in the current legislation.

The new draft is...

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February 1, 2010

Colourful Trade Mark Decision Overturned

Rungroj Kobkitwattanakul

Colorplus Fashions, an Indian corporation, applied for registration of the mark ColorPlus (stylized) in Thailand in Class 25 for apparel products.  In examining the application, the Trademark...

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July 6, 2009

Combating Generics: Rising Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Trend

Siraprapha Rungpry

In recent years, Thailand has seen an increasing number of pharmaceutical patent litigations, launched by drug originators to combat infringing generic products in the market. This article looks...

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