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

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James Evans

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Bangkok
Hanoi

Kasama Sriwatanakul

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Jakarta
Bangkok

Melinda Ambrizal

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Jakarta

Nic Garnett

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Bangkok

Shalini Ghosh

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Bangkok
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Siraprapha Rungpry

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Bangkok

Somboon Earterasarun

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Jakarta
Bangkok

Wulan Purnamasari

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Jakarta

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

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Yangon
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March 4, 2014

Managing IP Survey: Tier 1 Rankings Awarded to Tilleke’s Patent Team in Thailand

For the twelfth year in a row, Managing Intellectual Property  magazine has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins’ Thailand IP team in “Tier 1” for both patent prosecution and patent...

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March 4, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked Among Top Patent Practices in Vietnam by Managing Intellectual Property

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Vietnam has been awarded a “Tier 1” ranking from Managing Intellectual Property  magazine, in the category of patent prosecution. The firm was...

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February 18, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Named Thailand Law Firm of the Year 2014 by Chambers Asia-Pacific

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named Thailand Law Firm of the Year 2014 by Chambers Asia-Pacific. The award was announced at Chambers Asia-Pacific’s annual Awards for Excellence...

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February 18, 2014

Chambers Ranks Tilleke IP Practice in Top Tier in Thailand for 2014

Chambers Asia-Pacific, a leading industry publication, has released its 2014 rankings, and has placed Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice in Thailand in “Band 1,” which...

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February 18, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam IP Practice Receives “Band 1” Ranking in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice in Vietnam has been placed at the top of the legal market by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014. The well-known legal publication placed our...

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September 6, 2013

Brand Protection in Myanmar: Laying the Groundwork for Investment

Darani Vachanavuttivong

It seems that everyone wants to invest in Myanmar, but no one knows quite where to start. Many potential investors—from pioneering entrepreneurs to leading multinational corporations—are in a...

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September 2, 2013

Update on Landlord Liability for Copyright and Trademark Infringement

Nandana Indananda, Kawin Kanchanapairoj

For many years, Thailand has sorely needed to improve its intellectual property enforcement laws to prevent copyright and trademark infringement. In an era when technology allows for new,...

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August 28, 2013

Myanmar Trademark Law: The Long Wait May Soon Be Over

Darani Vachanavuttivong

Myanmar is emerging from a long period of international isolation. With the recent relaxing of sanctions against the country, Myanmar is taking steps to rejoin the international community, and...

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August 27, 2013

Case Study: IP Enforcement Process in Lao PDR

Titirat Wattanachewanopakorn

More and more multinational corporations are seeking to grow their business in Lao PDR, also commonly known as Laos. With annual GDP growth rates of over 8% (according to the latest World Bank...

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August 22, 2013

Well-Known Trademarks in Vietnam: Theory and Practice

Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

The protection of well-known trademarks was first established by Article 6bis of the Paris Convention. However, the Paris Convention and other subsequent international treaties do not...

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