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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Cuong Hong Dang

T:+84 4 3772 8811 ext. 107

E-mail

Consultant
Hanoi

Daoviengnakhone Detxadachanh

T:+856 21 262 355

E-mail

Consultant
Vientiane

Ilda Nursiah

T:+6221 2971 8004

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Irene Djalim

T:+6221 2971 8001

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Jakkrit Bunmee

T:+856 21 262 355

E-mail

Consultant
Vientiane
Bangkok

Juthathip Vorakajit

T:+66 2653 5896

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Kasama Sriwatanakul

T:+6221 2971 8000

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta
Bangkok

Melinda Ambrizal

T:+6221 2971 8002

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Michelle Ray-Jones

T:+66 2653 5886

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Nic Garnett

T:+66 2653 5841

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Consultant
Bangkok
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August 14, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for TrustLaw Pro Bono Award

John King

In recognition of Tilleke & Gibbins’ pro bono practice, our firm has been nominated as “2015 Domestic Law Firm of the Year” at this year’s TrustLaw Awards. Our nomination in this category is...

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August 11, 2015

The BigChilli Magazine: Unreal! Welcome to Thailand’s Shocking World of Fakes

Suebsiri Taweepon

Suebsiri Taweepon, an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, was interviewed by The BigChilli  magazine for his thoughts on counterfeiting in Thailand...

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August 5, 2015

AMCHAM Thailand Event on August 13: FDA and Livestock Development

Alan Adcock, Atthachai Homhuan, Siradapat Ratanakorn

Alan Adcock, partner and deputy director of the intellectual property department, Dr. Atthachai Homhuan, manager of regulatory affairs, and Siradapat Ratanakorn, consultant, in Tilleke &...

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August 4, 2015

Cambodia: Tilleke & Gibbins Opens New Office in Phnom Penh

John King, Nearirath Sreng

Tilleke & Gibbins is delighted to announce that we have opened a new office in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Building on our firm’s presence in Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, this...

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August 3, 2015

Loc Xuan Le and Waewpen Piemwichai to Speak on Franchising at Vietnam-EU Workshop

Loc Xuan Le, Waewpen Piemwichai

Loc Xuan Le, principal at T&G Law Firm LLC (TGVN), and Waewpen Piemwichai, registered foreign attorney at Tilleke & Gibbins, will speak on the obstacles and difficulties faced by foreign...

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May 7, 2015

Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World 2015 – Thailand Chapter

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura, Hassana Chira-aphakul, Suebsiri Taweepon

The 2015 edition of Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World, a concise and current overview of media, advertising, entertainment, and art law in more than 30...

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April 30, 2015

Ten Key Changes to Thailand’s Copyright Act

Suebsiri Taweepon

Over the past 20 years since its enactment, the Thai Copyright Act B.E. 2537 (A.D. 1994) has remained unchanged, despite numerous attempts by legislators to modernize the law. As a result,...

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April 24, 2015

The Pharma Maze: Patent Enforcement in Vietnam

Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

Vietnam is home to more than 90 million people. With its large population and an expanding economy, the country has become an attractive market for pharmaceutical companies. Since local drug...

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April 17, 2015

Refilling Genuine Packaging with Unauthorized Products

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

Counterfeiters in Thailand often refill genuine packaging and containers with unauthorized products, thus passing off the goods as genuine commodities. This problem is widespread. Refilled goods...

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April 15, 2015

Trademark Squatting: A Growing Problem in Vietnam

Linh Thi Mai Nguyen

Vietnam’s IP Law is fairly liberal on the rights to register marks. Under the law, any organization or individual has the right to register marks to be used for goods they produce or services they...

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