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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Annika Svanberg

T:+84 8 3936 2057

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Consultant
Ho Chi Minh City

Chongdee Netthanomsak

T:+66 2056 5736

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Cuong Hong Dang

T:+84 4 3772 8811 ext. 107

E-mail

Consultant
Hanoi

Daoviengnakhone Detxadachanh

T:+856 21 262 355

E-mail

Consultant
Vientiane

David Mol

T:+855 23 964 210

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Consultant
Phnom Penh

Dino Santaniello

T:+856 21 262 355

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Consultant
Vientiane
Bangkok

Ilda Nursiah

T:+6221 2971 8004

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Consultant
Jakarta

Indah Handayani

T:+62 21 2971 8012

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Consultant
Jakarta

Irene Djalim

T:+6221 2971 8001

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Consultant
Jakarta

Kaewta Thatanchuleekun

T:+66 2056 5869

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Consultant
Bangkok
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December 26, 2016

Somboon Earterasarun Interviewed on IPR Enforcement in Thailand and Indonesia

Somboon Earterasarun

Somboon Earterasarun, the director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Jakarta office, was recently featured in two interviews conducted by the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk on IPR enforcement in both...

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December 19, 2016

Mayura Krobsood Interviews Wiramrudee Mokkhavesa on Counterfeiting in Thailand

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

Mayura Krobsood, a cooking program hosted by famous media personality, Tuk Mayura Sawetsila, visited the Tilleke & Gibbins Museum of Counterfeit Goods on December 8 to film the museum...

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November 29, 2016

Somboon Earterasarun Featured in Asialaw Profiles Article on Indonesia’s New Trademark Law

Somboon Earterasarun

Somboon Earterasarun, the director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Jakarta office, was featured in an online article titled “Indonesia Amends Trade Mark Laws to Improve Efficiency and Enforcement,” by...

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November 25, 2016

The Asian Lawyer: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Intellectual Property Firm of the Year

The Asian Lawyer  has named Tilleke & Gibbins as the Intellectual Property Firm of the Year as part of its annual Emerging Markets Awards. Suebsiri Taweepon, a partner in Tilleke...

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November 17, 2016

Asian-Mena Counsel: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Firm of the Year for IP (Thailand) and Life Sciences (Vietnam)

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Thomas J. Treutler

Asian-Mena Counsel  magazine has named Tilleke & Gibbins as Thailand Firm of the Year in Intellectual Property and Vietnam Firm of the Year in Life Sciences in its In-House...

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November 22, 2016

Indonesia’s Amended Trademark Law: Major Change to Opposition Process

Somboon Earterasarun

The Indonesian Parliament approved amendments to Indonesia’s Trademark Law on October 27 this year. Indonesia’s amended Trademark Law will take effect on or before November 26, 2016, introducing a...

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November 22, 2016

Annuity Payments Under Indonesia’s New Patent Law

Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Indonesia’s new Patent Law, which was enacted on August 26 of this year changes how annuity payments are calculated. Annuity payments are now due at the beginning of the protection period, in...

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November 9, 2016

Indonesia: Increases to Official Fees Raising for IP and Enactment of New Trademark Law

Somboon Earterasarun, Wongrat Ratanaprayul

The Indonesian government has announced two major developments relating to patents and trademarks in the country: (1) increases to the official fees for a range of IP prosecution tasks; and (2)...

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October 28, 2016

Utilizing Patent Valuation to Achieve Your Business Goals

Suebsiri Taweepon, Benjapol Kongsombut

It has become common practice for companies to sell and license out patents, and even use patents as collateral, in order to secure loans from financial institutions or attract capital from...

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October 25, 2016

Sanctioning of Patent-Infringing Drugs in Vietnam

Loc Xuan Le

The effective protection of pharmaceutical patents has always been very important in national systems of intellectual property law. While effectiveness can be measured in many ways, any effective...

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