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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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Alan Adcock

T:+66 2653 5871

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Partner
Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

T:+66 2653 5888

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Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2653 5879

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Bangkok

Srila Thongklang

T:+66 2653 5529

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Partner
Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

T:+66 2653 5867

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Partner
Bangkok

Thomas J. Treutler

T:+84 4 3772 5633

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Hanoi

Jeffrey J. Blatt

T:+66 2653 5644

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Of Counsel
Bangkok

Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2653 5746

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Associate
Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

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Associate
Bangkok

Chidapa Kongrassmee

T:+66 2653 5910

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Bangkok
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December 16, 2014

Asia IP Experts 2014: Eight Tilleke & Gibbins Lawyers Recognized

Identifying the best intellectual property (IP) lawyers in Asia, Asia IP  has released the 2014 edition of Asia IP Experts, a list of leading lawyers in nine key, IP-related...

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December 11, 2014

Counterfeit Alcohol and Drugs in the Spotlight at Hanoi Event

Loc Xuan Le

On December 10, 2014, Loc Xuan Le of Tilleke & Gibbins spoke at a seminar organized by the French Embassy in Hanoi on the fight against counterfeit alcohol and drugs. Presenting on the issue...

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December 4, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Wins MIP’s “Case of the Year” Award for Southeast Asia

Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

Managing Intellectual Property  magazine has selected Tilleke & Gibbins’ precedent-setting victory for Videojet Technologies Inc. as its Case of the Year for Southeast Asia for...

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November 18, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Adds Senior IP Enforcement Lawyer in Vietnam

Trung Nguyen

Tilleke & Gibbins is pleased to announce the addition of associate Trung Nguyen to head the firm’s expanded IP enforcement team in Ho Chi Minh City.

A seasoned IP professional with more...

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November 14, 2014

Alan Adcock to Present on the Role of IP in M&A and JV Transactions

Alan Adcock

The ASEAN Economic Community is nearing implementation, and with the free flow of investment set to mobilize M&A activities, investors, bankers, private equity firms, and other dealmakers are...

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October 13, 2009

Health Care Roadblocks Need to Be Addressed

Alan Adcock

Thailand’s attempt to become a regional medical hub is being held back by pro-generic policies and burdensome regulatory approval processes. This article examines three obstacles to Thailand’s aim...

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October 9, 2009

Karaoke Business and Royalty Fee Collecting Agencies

Inthupim Chokwaranun

Since their introduction, karaoke machines have gained popularity among Thai consumers within a short period of time and have become part of the restaurant business throughout the country. Karaoke...

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October 1, 2009

A Guide to Pharmaceutical Trademarks

Darani Vachanavuttivong

When creating trademarks, pharmaceutical companies often choose words that are similar to the generic names of the International Nonproprietary Name (INN) system administered by the World Health...

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October 1, 2009

Using the Customs Recordal System

Customs recordal is one of the legal measures that IP owners can employ for enforcement at the borders. The Customs Law provides that IP can be recorded with local Customs offices or the General...

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September 30, 2009

Patent Cooperation Treaty Receiving Office Now Open in Thailand

Darani Vachanavuttivong

This brief article provides an update on the opening of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) Receiving Office in Thailand on September 29, 2009. The PCT will enter into force for Thailand on...

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