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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Daoviengnakhone Detxadachanh

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Vientiane

Ilda Nursiah

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Jakarta

Irene Djalim

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Jakarta

Juthathip Vorakajit

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Bangkok

Kasama Sriwatanakul

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Melinda Ambrizal

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Jakarta

Michelle Ray-Jones

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Bangkok

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
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September 4, 2014

Suebsiri Taweepon to Present on Regional IP Issues at Kenan Institute Asia Seminar

Suebsiri Taweepon

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contribute significantly to economic growth in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region. In order to preserve this momentum, it is vital for...

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August 5, 2014

Seven Tilleke & Gibbins Attorneys Named as Asialaw Leading Lawyers

Asialaw has recognized seven Tilleke & Gibbins lawyers from our Thailand office as leading lawyers. The rankings follow an extensive annual survey of more than 15,000 senior corporate...

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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

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

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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August 25, 2014

Supreme Court: Generic or Common Words May Be Distinctive

Nuttaphol Arammuang

The Thai Trademark Act provides no restriction on the registration of marks that consist of Roman letters, Arabic numerals, mathematical symbols, scientific symbols, or abbreviations. However, in...

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August 2, 2014

Landmark Win in Lafarge Domain Name Dispute

Linh Duy Mai, Loc Xuan Le

On April 22, the People’s Court of the city of Da Nang issued a decision ordering the revocation of the “lafarge.com.vn” domain name registered by a Vietnamese individual, giving Lafarge S.A. of...

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July 25, 2014

The Four Basics to Reap the Benefits of Intellectual Property

Kawin Kanchanapairoj

As a business owner or manager, you need to know the basics of intellectual property (IP) protection. Otherwise, you may fail to put in place adequate safeguards for securing IP rights, and you...

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July 9, 2014

The Intellectual Property Review (Third Edition) – Vietnam Chapter

Thang Duc Nguyen, Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

Tilleke & Gibbins’ top-rated intellectual property team provided the Vietnam chapter of the recently published The Intellectual Property Review (Third Edition), a guide to...

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July 8, 2014

Recordal of Trademark License Agreements in Indonesia: Reality Check

Somboon Earterasarun

Businesses who have greatly invested in the reputation of their trademarks may decide to license the use of their marks to third parties to benefit from royalties and to expand their existing...

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