Intellectual Property

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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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Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2653 5879

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Partner
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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Partner
Hanoi

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

T:+66 2653 5531

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Of Counsel
Bangkok

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
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May 13, 2015

Top Rankings Awarded to Tilleke & Gibbins’ Indonesia Practice by ALB

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Indonesia has received “Tier 2” rankings in “Patents” and “Trademarks/Copyright” in the latest annual IP rankings released by Asian Legal Business....

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May 13, 2015

ALB IP Rankings: Tilleke’s Vietnam IP Practice Ranked in “Tier 1” in Two Categories

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Vietnam has been ranked in “Tier 1” for “Patents” and “Trademarks/Copyright” by Asian Legal Business. The rankings were based on volume, complexity,...

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May 13, 2015

Asian Legal Business Ranks Tilleke & Gibbins in “Tier 1” for Patents and Trademarks/Copyright in Thailand

In the latest annual IP rankings from Asian Legal Business, Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Thailand has again been placed at the top of the legal market, with our firm receiving “...

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May 7, 2015

ALB Nominates Tilleke & Gibbins for IP Firm of the Year and Thailand Deal Firm of the Year Awards

Tilleke & Gibbins has been shortlisted for two awards in the ALB  Southeast Asia Law Awards 2015. Factors such as key hires and departures; complexity, innovation, breadth,...

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May 6, 2015

Siraprapha Rungpry to Speak on IP Valuation and Due Diligence at IDEAL Forum Conference

Siraprapha Rungpry

Siraprapha Rungpry, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, will speak at the conference, “Legal & Financial Due Diligence Strategies for Successful Acquisitions,...

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March 4, 2010

Alternative IP Dispute Resolution through the DIP

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

Since 2002, in addition to traditional avenues in the Thai courts, brand owners have had the option of mediation by the Dispute Prevention and Settlement of Intellectual Property Group, the Legal...

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March 1, 2010

Company Name Disputes Increase

Kittiphan Khattiwiriyaphinyo

After being chased out of China and Hong Kong, Southeast Asia is seeing a marked increase in the number of unauthorized business enterprise name registrations and, as was the case in China and...

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March 1, 2010

New Design Examination Guidelines Issued

Thang Duc Nguyen

On December 8, 2009, the National Office of Intellectual Property issued the long-awaited examination guidelines for industrial designs. The guidelines gave clarity to a number of issues that had...

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February 26, 2010

3D Protection in Thailand

Darani Vachanavuttivong

Three-dimensional objects are included in the definition of marks in Section 4 of the Trademark Act (1991), as amended by the Trademark Act (2000), which came into force on June 30, 2000. Since...

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February 26, 2010

Refinements to IP Law in Vietnam

Thomas J. Treutler

The 2006 Intellectual Property Law (IP Law) was amended in 2010 in response to industry demands and to meet commitments made pursuant to the Berne Convention and TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of...

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