Intellectual Property

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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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Somboon Earterasarun

T:+6221 2971 8099

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Consultant
Jakarta
Bangkok

Wulan Purnamasari

T:+6221 2971 8003

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Consultant
Jakarta

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

T:+95 1 255 208

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Consultant
Yangon
Bangkok

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

Chanika Sophonsiri

T:+66 2653 5531

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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
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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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August 27, 2014

Registering Common Characters as Trademarks

Nuttaphol Arammuang

In Thailand, the requirements for trademark registration are specified in Section 7 of the Trademark Act. One requirement, subject to certain exceptions, stipulates that marks must possess the...

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August 26, 2014

Unfair Competition: Vietnam’s Conflicting Decrees

Linh Duy Mai

On July 21, 2014, the Vietnam Government issued Decree 71/2014/ND-CP (Decree 71), which sets out the prescribed remedies for competition violations. Among these include sanctions in cases of...

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August 25, 2014

Supreme Court: Generic or Common Words May Be Distinctive

Nuttaphol Arammuang

The Thai Trademark Act provides no restriction on the registration of marks that consist of Roman letters, Arabic numerals, mathematical symbols, scientific symbols, or abbreviations. However, in...

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August 2, 2014

Landmark Win in Lafarge Domain Name Dispute

Linh Duy Mai, Loc Xuan Le

On April 22, the People’s Court of the city of Da Nang issued a decision ordering the revocation of the “lafarge.com.vn” domain name registered by a Vietnamese individual, giving Lafarge S.A. of...

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July 25, 2014

The Four Basics to Reap the Benefits of Intellectual Property

Kawin Kanchanapairoj

As a business owner or manager, you need to know the basics of intellectual property (IP) protection. Otherwise, you may fail to put in place adequate safeguards for securing IP rights, and you...

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