Intellectual Property

Featured Publication: Anti-Counterfeiting Guide
Contacts
T: +66 2653 5871
T: +84 4 3772 5633
T: +6221 2971 8099
T: +95 1 255 208

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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Siraprapha Rungpry

T:+66 2653 5874

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Somboon Earterasarun

T:+6221 2971 8099

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta
Bangkok

Wulan Purnamasari

T:+6221 2971 8003

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

T:+95 1 255 208

E-mail

Consultant
Yangon
Bangkok

Anh Tu Nguyen

T:+84 4 3772 5611

E-mail

Patent Specialist
Hanoi

Aungkana Kiatkamolkul

T:+66 2653 5759

E-mail

Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Benjapol Kongsombut

T:+66 2653 5750

E-mail

Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Chanika Sophonsiri

T:+66 2653 5531

E-mail

Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Cong Chi Phung

T:+84 4 3772 5603

E-mail

Patent Specialist
Hanoi

Dat Thanh Nguyen

T:+84 4 3772 5601

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Patent Specialist
Hanoi
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April 16, 2015

Asian Legal Business: Tilleke & Gibbins Voted Employer of Choice 2015 in Thailand

Tiziana Sucharitkul, Darani Vachanavuttivong

For the third year in a row, Asian Legal Business  has named Tilleke & Gibbins “Employer of Choice” in Thailand, solidifying our reputation as one of Asia’s best law firms to...

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April 10, 2015

Somboon Earterasarun to Speak on Trademark Registration in Indonesia at JIExpo

Somboon Earterasarun

Somboon Earterasarun, director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Jakarta office, will speak on the topic, “Trademark Challenges and Considerations for Thai Investors,” at the seminar, “Indonesia-Thailand...

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April 9, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins Holds IP Training for Government Officials in Myanmar

Darani Vachanavuttivong

On April 1, 2015, Tilleke & Gibbins co-hosted an intellectual property enforcement training session in collaboration with the Attorney General of Myanmar of the Union Attorney General’s Office...

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March 30, 2015

Michael Ramirez and Yuwadee Thean-ngarm Quoted by Asia IP on Protecting IP in Myanmar

Michael Ramirez, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Hong Kong-based intellectual property magazine Asia IP has interviewed Michael Ramirez, senior consultant, and Yuwadee Thean-ngarm, consultant, in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Yangon office, for their...

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March 23, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins Honored by City of Hanoi

Thomas J. Treutler

Tilleke & Gibbins has received a certificate of commendation from the City of Hanoi for the firm’s notable contributions to the city’s judicial field. Thomas J. Treutler, partner and managing...

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December 1, 2014

Describing Goods and Services for Trademark Registration in Thailand

Siriwan Phentalay

On March 1, 2013, Thailand adopted into its system of  trademark registration the Tenth Edition of the Nice Agreement, under which there are 34 classifications of goods (Classes 1 to 34) and...

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November 27, 2014

Myanmar: An Emerging IP Regime Begins to Take Shape

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Since Myanmar opened its doors in 2011 and began to reengage with the rest of the global economy, many forward-thinking companies have been eager to enter the local market. Currently, however,...

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November 10, 2014

Compulsory Licensing Issues and Trends in Asia

Siraprapha Rungpry

Government-use compulsory licensing has almost always stirred up controversies and debates with regard to its appropriateness, actual benefits, and detriments. Patent owners and advocates of IP...

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October 28, 2014

International Franchising (Second Edition) – Thailand Chapter

Sriwan Puapondh, Alan Adcock

International Franchising, Second Edition (Release 3, 2014) has been published through Juris Publishing and edited by the Center for International Legal Studies. The guide provides expert...

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October 28, 2014

International Franchising (Second Edition) – Vietnam Chapter

Michael K. Lee, Jim Dao, Tu Ngoc Trinh

In Vietnam, franchising is an imprecise practice—although a system of registration and a set of regulations do exist, the framework lacks depth, which causes uncertainty for those wishing to...

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