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 2056 5871

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

T:+66 2056 5888

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

John King

T:+855 23 964 210

E-mail

Partner
Phnom Penh
Bangkok

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2056 5879

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Somboon Earterasarun

T:+66 2056 5744

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Jakarta

Suebsiri Taweepon

T:+66 2056 5877

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

T:+66 2056 5867

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane

Thomas J. Treutler

T:+84 4 3772 5633

E-mail

Partner
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

T:+66 2056 5868

E-mail

Of Counsel
Bangkok

Jeffrey J. Blatt

T:+66 2056 5644

E-mail

Of Counsel
Bangkok
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February 14, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Gains Tier 1 Copyright Rankings in Thailand and Vietnam from Asia IP

The 2017 Asia IP  Copyright Survey has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins as a Tier 1 firm for its outstanding copyright practices in both Thailand and Vietnam.

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February 9, 2017

Alan Adcock Elected President of LES Thailand

Alan Adcock

Alan Adcock, a partner and deputy director of the Tilleke & Gibbins intellectual property and regulatory affairs groups, was recently appointed as president of the Licensing Executives Society...

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February 9, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Shortlisted for Four Managing IP Global Awards

Tilleke & Gibbins is honored to have been nominated for four awards at Managing Intellectual Property’s Global Awards 2017. The firm has been shortlisted in the following categories...

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February 3, 2017

Tilleke Trademark Team Earns Top Rankings in Thailand from Managing IP

In this year’s edition of the IP Stars survey conducted by Managing Intellectual Property, Tilleke & Gibbins’ trademark practice has been identified as sitting at the top of the legal...

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February 3, 2017

MIP Trademark Survey 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized in Indonesia

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Indonesia office has been awarded rankings from Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)  in the magazine’s annual IP Stars survey, published this week.

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August 24, 2012

Using Copyrighted Materials from the Internet

Suebsiri Taweepon

You are preparing a slide presentation for a speech or an internal company meeting and want to use some photos you found on a Google Images search in your slides. Is it necessary to ask permission...

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August 22, 2012

Using the Computer Crimes Act to Combat Online Piracy

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

The increase in online shopping has proven lucrative for legitimate retailers. But traders selling counterfeit and pirated products have also taken advantage by selling a wide range of counterfeit...

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August 20, 2012

Thailand’s Accession to the Madrid System: Possible in 2014

Darani Vachanavuttivong

After a seven-year wait, it seems that Thailand’s accession to the Madrid System will indeed be possible by 2014. The responsible committees have made great progress on the proposed amendments to...

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August 16, 2012

Bolar Provision Revisited: Thailand’s Approach in the Age of Patent Expiry

Usually, during the life of a patent, acts of manufacturing or importation are considered an infringement of the patent owner’s rights. The “Bolar provision” exempts from infringement all uses of...

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July 11, 2012

Guide to Doing Business in Thailand for Japanese Investors

Pimvimol (June) Vipamaneerut, Sriwan Puapondh, Chaiwat Keratisuthisathorn, Charunun Sathitsuksomboon, Ampolphan Sriduangchan, Kobkit Thienpreecha, Titikaan Ungbhakorn

This Japanese-language Guide to Doing Business in Thailand was prepared by Tilleke & Gibbins in collaboration with Nishimura & Asahi, the Lex Mundi member firm for Japan. Written for...

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