Intellectual Property

Featured Publication: Anti-Counterfeiting Guide
Contacts
T: +66 2653 5871
T: +84 4 3772 5633
T: +6221 2971 8099
T: +95 1 255 208

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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Cuong Hong Dang

T:+84 4 3772 5617

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Consultant
Hanoi

Daoviengnakhone Detxadachanh

T:+856 21 262 355

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Consultant
Vientiane

Ilda Nursiah

T:+6221 2971 8004

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Consultant
Jakarta

Irene Djalim

T:+6221 2971 8001

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Consultant
Jakarta

Juthathip Vorakajit

T:+66 2653 5896

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Consultant
Bangkok

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

Michelle Ray-Jones

T:+66 2653 5886

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Consultant
Bangkok

Nic Garnett

T:+66 2653 5841

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Consultant
Bangkok

Panupong Thamthavorn

T:+66 2653 5742

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Bangkok
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April 16, 2015

Asian Legal Business: Tilleke & Gibbins Voted Employer of Choice 2015 in Thailand

Tiziana Sucharitkul, Darani Vachanavuttivong

For the third year in a row, Asian Legal Business  has named Tilleke & Gibbins “Employer of Choice” in Thailand, solidifying our reputation as one of Asia’s best law firms to...

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April 10, 2015

Somboon Earterasarun to Speak on Trademark Registration in Indonesia at JIExpo

Somboon Earterasarun

Somboon Earterasarun, director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Jakarta office, will speak on the topic, “Trademark Challenges and Considerations for Thai Investors,” at the seminar, “Indonesia-Thailand...

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April 9, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins Holds IP Training for Government Officials in Myanmar

Darani Vachanavuttivong

On April 1, 2015, Tilleke & Gibbins co-hosted an intellectual property enforcement training session in collaboration with the Attorney General of Myanmar of the Union Attorney General’s Office...

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March 30, 2015

Michael Ramirez and Yuwadee Thean-ngarm Quoted by Asia IP on Protecting IP in Myanmar

Michael Ramirez, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Hong Kong-based intellectual property magazine Asia IP has interviewed Michael Ramirez, senior consultant, and Yuwadee Thean-ngarm, consultant, in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Yangon office, for their...

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March 23, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins Honored by City of Hanoi

Thomas J. Treutler

Tilleke & Gibbins has received a certificate of commendation from the City of Hanoi for the firm’s notable contributions to the city’s judicial field. Thomas J. Treutler, partner and managing...

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December 3, 2014

Counterfeit and Pirated Goods Destruction Ceremony

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

On September 25, 2014, Ms. Apiradee Tuntraporn, the Deputy Minister of Commerce in Thailand, presided over a destruction ceremony of counterfeit and pirated goods at the Crime Suppression Division...

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December 3, 2014

The DIP’s Study into an International Industrial Design Registration System

Nandana Indananda

One of Thailand’s keen ambitions is to become a member of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs, a key international treaty created for the purpose of...

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December 3, 2014

Preventing Distributor Trademark Infringement

In Thailand, one of the most prevalent forms of indirect investment engaged in by foreign entities is the distributorship appointment. Through local distributors, investors can indirectly reap the...

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December 3, 2014

Update on Thailand’s Intellectual Property Regime

Darani Vachanavuttivong

Subsequent to the installation of a new government in Thailand on September 15, 2014, a number of important updates have been made to the country’s intellectual property (IP) regime. Amidst the...

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December 2, 2014

A Turning Point in Domain Name Disputes?

Loc Xuan Le

October 3 witnessed an event of significant legal import in Vietnam that attracted the attention of many practitioners in the IP field, and especially those concerned with methods of resolving .vn...

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