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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Anh Tu Nguyen

T:+84 4 3772 5611

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Patent Specialist
Hanoi

Aungkana Kiatkamolkul

T:+66 2653 5759

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Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Benjapol Kongsombut

T:+66 2653 5750

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Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Dung Thi Kim Vu

T:+84 4 3772 5554

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Patent Specialist
Hanoi

Hien Thi Thu Vu

T:+84 4 3772 5606

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Patent Specialist
Hanoi

Jitluedee Siemanond

T:+66 2653 5739

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Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Lan Thi Mai Trinh

T:+84 4 3772 5612

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Patent Specialist
Hanoi

Salil Siriwat

T:+66 2653 5670

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Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Sonthaya Sunkapongse

T:+66 2653 5735

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Patent Specialist
Bangkok

Thanh Phuong Vu

T:+84 4 3772 5571

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Patent Specialist
Hanoi
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July 17, 2014

Managing IP Interviews Somboon Earterasarun on Indonesia’s Draft Trademark Law

Somboon Earterasarun

Indonesia is revising its trademark law, and the current draft will have the country’s trademark office publishing applications before conducting substantive examination. Will this new procedure...

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July 16, 2014

James Evans and Yuwadee Thean-ngarm Interviewed by MIP on Myanmar’s Trademark Law

James Evans, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Since Myanmar’s historic by-election in 2012, the country has made significant progress in drafting a modernized set of intellectual property (IP) laws. Myanmar’s first draft trademark law is now...

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July 14, 2014

James Evans to Speak at BCCT Boardroom Briefing on ASEAN Intellectual Property

James Evans

The British Chamber of Commerce Thailand is hosting a Boardroom Briefing seminar to discuss the topic “ASEAN Intellectual Property Issues: Practical Steps for Protection of IP and Taxation Aspects...

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July 9, 2014

Asia IP Trademark Survey – Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in Tier 1 for Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been ranked “Tier 1” for both “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark Contentious” work in Thailand by Hong Kong-based legal publication Asia IP in its annual...

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July 9, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins in Vietnam Ranked Tier 1 for Trademark by Asia IP

In its annual Trademark Survey, legal publication Asia IP has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam IP practice in “Tier 1” for its capabilities in “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark...

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February 7, 2014

Patent Litigation in Thailand: Know Your Rights and Duties

Siraprapha Rungpry

Patent litigation is on the rise in Thailand as patent owners become increasingly vigilant and their competitors strive to take advantage of technical disclosures and publicly available...

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January 28, 2014

International Franchising – Thailand Chapter

Alan Adcock, Sriwan Puapondh

Trademarks, tax, and termination are the terms in a franchise agreement most likely to cause trouble for a franchisor in Asia. In Thailand, many of the world’s most successful franchise models...

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January 28, 2014

International Franchising – Vietnam Chapter

Thomas J. Treutler

The streets of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are being filled with popular brand names of international franchises like KFC, Lotteria, and Circle K. Yet a foreign tourist wishing to find the nearest...

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January 22, 2014

Trademarks in Myanmar: An Emerging IP Regime

Darani Vachanavuttivong

Among its many legal reforms now underway, Myanmar is beginning to develop new systems for the protection of intellectual property rights. Historically, there have not been any specific IP laws in...

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December 25, 2013

PLC Doing Business In … Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2014 – Thailand Chapter

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Sriwan Puapondh, Kitti Thaisomboon, Michael Ramirez, Anake Rattanajitbanjong, Napat Siri-armart, Kasma Visitkitjakarn, Ahmet Yesilkaya, Chaiwat Keratisuthisathorn

The key to developing a successful business lies not only with having good entrepreneurial spirit and skills, but also with having sound knowledge of the laws and regulations that affect you and...

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