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.

Name Position Office

Alan Adcock

T:+66 2653 5871

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

T:+66 2653 5888

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

John King

T:+855 23 964 210

E-mail

Partner
Phnom Penh
Bangkok

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2653 5879

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Srila Thongklang

T:+66 2653 5529

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Suebsiri Taweepon

T:+66 2653 5877

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

T:+66 2653 5867

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Thomas J. Treutler

T:+84 4 3772 5633

E-mail

Partner
Hanoi

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

T:+66 2653 5531

E-mail

Of Counsel
Bangkok

Jeffrey J. Blatt

T:+66 2653 5644

E-mail

Of Counsel
Bangkok
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April 28, 2016

ALB SEA Law Awards 2016: Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated in Three Firm of the Year Categories

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Tiziana Sucharitkul, Thomas J. Treutler

The nominees of Asian Legal Business’s Southeast Asia Law Awards 2016 have been announced, and Tilleke & Gibbins has secured nominations in three categories, as follows:

April 21, 2016

Darani Vachanavuttivong to Speak at World IP Day Event in Laos

Darani Vachanavuttivong

World Intellectual Property Day is an annual event that was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization to raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks, and designs impact...

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April 19, 2016

Administrative Proceedings to Resolve Trademark Infringement in Cambodia

Sokmean Chea, Chandavya Ing

When brand owners face trademark infringement in Cambodia, they have access to a number of enforcement options to take against infringers and protect their rights. Sending a cease-and-desist...

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April 18, 2016

Tilleke & Gibbins Named ALB Employer of Choice 2016 in Thailand and Vietnam

Tiziana Sucharitkul, Darani Vachanavuttivong

Tilleke & Gibbins has won the “Employer of Choice” award for 2016 in both Thailand and Vietnam, as determined by Asian Legal Business  magazine. For Thailand, this is the fourth...

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April 13, 2016

Tilleke & Gibbins Wins 2016 Who’s Who Legal Country Award for Thailand

Who’s Who Legal has named Tilleke & Gibbins as the winner of the 2016 Who’s Who Legal Country Award for Thailand. With the awards ceremony now in its third year, Tilleke & Gibbins was the...

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February 28, 2011

Vietnam Issues New Guidance on the Law on Enterprises

Vinh Quoc Nguyen

Vietnam’s business environment has quickly evolved since its early overhaul or “Doi Moi” process in 1986. Vietnam’s Law on Enterprises and its guiding regulations, the main laws governing the...

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February 28, 2011

Protection of Business Trade Secrets in Thailand

Siraprapha Rungpry

Almost all enterprises have some form of trade secrets concerning their business and day-to-day operations. In the midst of other priorities, however, companies often lose sight of the need to...

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February 28, 2011

Proceed with Caution on Compulsory Licensing

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

Developing countries that seek to implement compulsory licensing face a crucial dilemma—between greater innovation and greater access. As long as inadequate and inequitable mechanisms to stimulate...

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February 18, 2011

Supreme Court Prohibits Use of Copycat Packaging

Parichart Monaiyakul

In Schneider Electric Industries SAS v Thai Bumroong Electric Co Ltd (Case 2335/2553, January 24 2011), the Supreme Court of Thailand has affirmed a decision of the Central Intellectual Property...

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February 11, 2011

Cost-Effective Remedies for IP Infringement (Part Two)

Siraprapha Rungpry

Two weeks ago we discussed first steps open to a company that is suffering from infringement of their intellectual property (IP) rights. In this article we look further down the line at how a...

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