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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Irene Djalim

T:+6221 2971 8001

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Consultant
Jakarta

James Evans

T:+66 2653 5886

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Consultant
Bangkok
Hanoi

Kasama Sriwatanakul

T:+6221 2971 8000

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Consultant
Jakarta
Bangkok

Melinda Ambrizal

T:+6221 2971 8002

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Consultant
Jakarta

Nic Garnett

T:+66 2653 5841

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Consultant
Bangkok

Shalini Ghosh

T:+66 2653 5623

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Consultant
Bangkok
Yangon

Siraprapha Rungpry

T:+66 2653 5874

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Consultant
Bangkok

Somboon Earterasarun

T:+6221 2971 8099

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Consultant
Jakarta
Bangkok

Wulan Purnamasari

T:+6221 2971 8003

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Consultant
Jakarta

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

T:+95 1 255 208

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Consultant
Yangon
Bangkok
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July 17, 2014

Managing IP Interviews Somboon Earterasarun on Indonesia’s Draft Trademark Law

Somboon Earterasarun

Indonesia is revising its trademark law, and the current draft will have the country’s trademark office publishing applications before conducting substantive examination. Will this new procedure...

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July 16, 2014

James Evans and Yuwadee Thean-ngarm Interviewed by MIP on Myanmar’s Trademark Law

James Evans, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Since Myanmar’s historic by-election in 2012, the country has made significant progress in drafting a modernized set of intellectual property (IP) laws. Myanmar’s first draft trademark law is now...

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July 14, 2014

James Evans to Speak at BCCT Boardroom Briefing on ASEAN Intellectual Property

James Evans

The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand is hosting a Boardroom Briefing seminar to discuss the topic “ASEAN Intellectual Property Issues: Practical Steps for Protection of IP and Taxation Aspects...

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July 9, 2014

Asia IP Trademark Survey – Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in Tier 1 for Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been ranked “Tier 1” for both “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark Contentious” work in Thailand by Hong Kong-based legal publication Asia IP in its annual...

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July 9, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins in Vietnam Ranked Tier 1 for Trademark by Asia IP

In its annual Trademark Survey, legal publication Asia IP has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam IP practice in “Tier 1” for its capabilities in “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark...

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February 27, 2014

Enforcement of Patent Rights for Pharmaceuticals in Vietnam

Loc Xuan Le

Patents are engines of growth and are critical to the vitality of the pharmaceutical industry. They create the incentive for pharmaceutical companies to maintain their investments to find new and...

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February 26, 2014

Indonesia Launches Top-Level Domain Name

Somboon Earterasarun, Melinda Ambrizal

The Internet country code top-level domain for Indonesia, “.id” (also known as “anything.id”), has been officially launched by Indonesian Internet Domain Name Management (PANDI), the Indonesian-...

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February 26, 2014

IP Enforcement Training for Government Officers in Laos

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

The key legislation governing intellectual property issues in Laos is the Law on Intellectual Property (Law No. 01/NA of December 20, 2011, as amended), which covers industrial property, new plant...

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February 25, 2014

Supreme Court Orders Registration of “Polo” Mark Despite Existence of Earlier “Polo” Marks

Nuttaphol Arammuang

In Young Sangyo Co Ltd v Department of Intellectual Property (November 25, 2013), the Supreme Court has overturned a decision of the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (...

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February 24, 2014

Trademark Restrictions in Southeast Asia: A Perspective from Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia

Alan Adcock, James Evans

As various countries introduce restrictions on trademark rights with regard to certain products – most notably tobacco – there is growing concern about whether such...

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