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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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Thomas J. Treutler

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Hanoi

Jeffrey J. Blatt

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Ampolphan Sriduangchan

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Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

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Chidapa Kongrassmee

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January 28, 2015

Nic Garnett to Speak at BCCT Boardroom Briefing on IP Licensing

Nic Garnett

The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand is hosting a Boardroom Briefing seminar on IP licensing to discuss the topic “What’s in a License? Current Legal and Fiscal Issues in the Licensing of...

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January 26, 2015

WTR 1000, 2015: Tilleke Ranked as a “Gold” Band Trademark Firm in Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has received a “Gold” band ranking in Thailand in the 2015 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. This is the...

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January 26, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam Trademark Practice Ranked in Top Tier by World Trademark Review

In the latest rankings released by the World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam trademark practice has been placed in the...

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January 26, 2015

World Trademark Review 1000: Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized in Indonesia

Tilleke & Gibbins’ trademark practice has been ranked in the “Silver” band in Indonesia in the 2015 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals...

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January 22, 2015

Asian Legal Business: Somboon Earterasarun Interviewed on IP in Indonesia

Somboon Earterasarun

ASEAN member states are gearing up to align their systems of intellectual property (IP) with the aims set out in the ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights Action Plan. Indonesia, in particular, is...

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November 3, 2009

Disclaimed Elements: Questions Regarding the Essence of a Trademark in Thailand

Threenuch Chatmahasuwan

A mark that is sufficiently distinctive to be registered as a trademark may consist of plain letters, numerals, descriptive words, and/or devices. According to the Thai Trademark Act, a disclaimer...

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November 1, 2009

Court Rules on Rejected Trademarks

Parichart Monaiyakul, Nuttaphol Arammuang

Under Section 18 of the Thai Trademark Act, applicants are entitled to appeal to the Board of Trademarks when the Trademark Registrar initially finds their mark unregistrable, and the decision of...

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November 1, 2009

New Copyright Penalties Issued

Thomas J. Treutler

In June 2009, the National Assembly adopted amendments to Vietnam's Criminal Code regarding copyright and related rights offenses. Once the amendments take effect on January 1, 2010, pursuant to...

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October 29, 2009

Lawyer’s Obligation: Confidentiality of Client Information in Thailand

David Lyman, Alongkorn Tongmee

This paper answers a number of important questions about the role of client confidentiality within the Thai legal system. Key points include the regulations governing confidentiality, the limits...

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October 15, 2009

Inventive Step Requirement: Lessons from Recent Thai Cases

In seeking a patent, applicants not only have to define the novelty of an invention but also have to indicate that such invention possesses an inventive step. Further, the patent application must...

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