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 practice 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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Dino Santaniello

T:+66 2653 5607

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Consultant
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

Ilda Nursiah

T:+6221 2971 8004

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Irene Djalim

T:+6221 2971 8001

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Juthathip Vorakajit

T:+66 2653 5896

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Kasama Sriwatanakul

T:+66 2653 5882

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok
Jakarta

Kitiya Nonpatimagul

T:+66 2653 5813

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Melinda Ambrizal

T:+6221 2971 8002

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Consultant
Jakarta

Michelle Ray-Jones

T:+66 2653 5886

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok
Hanoi

Philip M. Ziter

T:+84 4 3772 5580

E-mail

Consultant
Hanoi

Siraprapha Rungpry

T:+66 2653 5874

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Consultant
Bangkok
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April 28, 2016

ALB SEA Law Awards 2016: Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated in Three Firm of the Year Categories

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Tiziana Sucharitkul, Thomas J. Treutler

The nominees of Asian Legal Business’s Southeast Asia Law Awards 2016 have been announced, and Tilleke & Gibbins has secured nominations in three categories, as follows:

April 21, 2016

Darani Vachanavuttivong to Speak at World IP Day Event in Laos

Darani Vachanavuttivong

World Intellectual Property Day is an annual event that was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization to raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks, and designs impact...

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April 19, 2016

Administrative Proceedings to Resolve Trademark Infringement in Cambodia

Sokmean Chea, Chandavya Ing

When brand owners face trademark infringement in Cambodia, they have access to a number of enforcement options to take against infringers and protect their rights. Sending a cease-and-desist...

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April 18, 2016

Tilleke & Gibbins Named ALB Employer of Choice 2016 in Thailand and Vietnam

Tiziana Sucharitkul, Darani Vachanavuttivong

Tilleke & Gibbins has won the “Employer of Choice” award for 2016 in both Thailand and Vietnam, as determined by Asian Legal Business  magazine. For Thailand, this is the fourth...

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April 13, 2016

Tilleke & Gibbins Wins 2016 Who’s Who Legal Country Award for Thailand

Who’s Who Legal has named Tilleke & Gibbins as the winner of the 2016 Who’s Who Legal Country Award for Thailand. With the awards ceremony now in its third year, Tilleke & Gibbins was the...

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January 20, 2016

Re-registration of Singapore Patents and Designs in Cambodia

John King, Wongrat Ratanaprayul, Wipaphat S. Trossel, Nearirath Sreng

Cambodia continues to improve its climate for foreign investment. On June 5, 2015, Cambodia implemented the Madrid Protocol. On January 20, 2015, Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts (...

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January 15, 2016

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2016

The Guide to Doing Business in Thailand, published by Tilleke & Gibbins in association with Lex Mundi, provides a comprehensive overview of the legal...

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January 13, 2016

New Avenue for Accelerated Patent Examination in Vietnam

Thang Duc Nguyen

In October 2015, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) signed its first Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) agreement with the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) to enable...

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January 13, 2016

How Will Upcoming Changes to Vietnam’s IP Regulations Impact Patent Examination?

One of the most important legal documents in the Vietnamese IP system is Circular No. 01/2007/TT-BKHCN dated February 14, 2007, guiding the implementation of the Law on Intellectual Property (“...

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December 25, 2015

Using Photos from the Internet: Copyright Ownership and Orphan Works

Suebsiri Taweepon, Chidapa Kongrassmee

A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s an old adage, but in today’s accelerated digital economy, the concept is more relevant than ever. With more and more competition for consumers’ attention...

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