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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Linh Duy Mai

T:+84 4 3772 5537

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Associate
Hanoi

Linh Thi Mai Nguyen

T:+84 4 3772 5559

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Associate
Hanoi

Loc Xuan Le

T:+84 4 3772 5536

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Associate
Hanoi

Mai Tu Le

T:+84 4 3772 5600

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Associate
Hanoi

May Thwe Hlaing

T:+95 1 255 208

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Associate
Yangon

Nawawan Intarapintuwat

T:+66 2653 5738

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Associate
Bangkok

Nuttaphol Arammuang

T:+66 2653 5878

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Associate
Bangkok

Pannapa Rittinaphakorn

T:+66 2653 5863

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Associate
Bangkok

Parichart Monaiyakul

T:+66 2653 5883

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Associate
Bangkok

Pattama Tavichai

T:+66 2653 5887

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Associate
Bangkok
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October 30, 2014

Legal 500: Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP Practice in Thailand Ranked in “Tier 1”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group in Thailand as a Tier 1 practice for the twelfth year in a row. The rankings come with the...

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October 30, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in “Tier 1” for IP in Vietnam by Legal 500

For the eighth year in a row, Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property (IP) group in Vietnam has been ranked as a Tier 1 practice by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific  in the 2015...

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October 30, 2014

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2015 Honors Ten Tilleke & Gibbins Attorneys

In the 2015 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, ten Tilleke & Gibbins lawyers were recognized as “Leading Individuals” in the fields of commercial transactions and M&A, dispute...

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October 14, 2014

Lex Mundi Webinar: Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation in Thailand and Vietnam

Alan Adcock, Loc Xuan Le, Siraprapha Rungpry, Thomas J. Treutler

Thailand’s pharmaceutical industry is one of the largest and most developed in Southeast Asia—the country’s unique universal medical scheme and its position as a hub of regional distribution have...

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October 13, 2014

Somboon Earterasarun Interviewed by MIP on Indonesia’s New Copyright Law

Somboon Earterasarun

Indonesia is introducing swathes of changes to its copyright law, in what many see as an effort to improve the country’s enforcement regime. With the new law expected to take effect on October 20...

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August 28, 2014

Training Enforcement Agencies to Suppress Fake Goods in Thailand

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

Counterfeit products damage the Thai economy. Not only do they hamper public confidence in the quality of goods imported from overseas, but they pose a significant risk to the health and wellbeing...

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August 27, 2014

Registering Common Characters as Trademarks

Nuttaphol Arammuang

In Thailand, the requirements for trademark registration are specified in Section 7 of the Trademark Act. One requirement, subject to certain exceptions, stipulates that marks must possess the...

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August 26, 2014

Unfair Competition: Vietnam’s Conflicting Decrees

Linh Duy Mai

On July 21, 2014, the Vietnam Government issued Decree 71/2014/ND-CP (Decree 71), which sets out the prescribed remedies for competition violations. Among these include sanctions in cases of...

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August 25, 2014

Supreme Court: Generic or Common Words May Be Distinctive

Nuttaphol Arammuang

The Thai Trademark Act provides no restriction on the registration of marks that consist of Roman letters, Arabic numerals, mathematical symbols, scientific symbols, or abbreviations. However, in...

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August 2, 2014

Landmark Win in Lafarge Domain Name Dispute

Linh Duy Mai, Loc Xuan Le

On April 22, the People’s Court of the city of Da Nang issued a decision ordering the revocation of the “lafarge.com.vn” domain name registered by a Vietnamese individual, giving Lafarge S.A. of...

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