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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Michelle Ray-Jones

T:+66 2653 5886

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Consultant
Bangkok

Nic Garnett

T:+66 2653 5841

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Consultant
Bangkok

Ploynapa Julagasigorn

T:+66 2653 5866

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Consultant
Bangkok

Shalini Ghosh

T:+66 2653 5623

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Consultant
Bangkok
Yangon

Siraprapha Rungpry

T:+66 2653 5874

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Consultant
Bangkok

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
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July 30, 2015

Asia IP Ranks Tilleke & Gibbins in “Tier 1” for Trademarks in Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been ranked in “Tier 1” for “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark Contentious” work in Thailand by Asia IP  in the magazine’s Trademark Survey 2015. Only...

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July 30, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam Trademark Practice Ranked in “Tier 1” by Asia IP

Hong Kong-based legal magazine Asia IP  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins’ trademark practice in Vietnam in “Tier 1” for “Trademark Prosecution” and “Trademark Contentious” work. The...

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July 30, 2015

Asia IP Trademark Survey 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked as a “Recommended Firm” in Laos

Asia IP has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins as a “Recommended Firm” in Laos, placing our firm among the top trademark practices in the country. The rankings were included in the magazine’s...

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July 30, 2015

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Trademark Practice Ranked by Asia IP among Top Firms in Myanmar

Tilleke & Gibbins has been ranked as a “Recommended Firm” in Myanmar in Asia IP’s Trademark Survey 2015. Only a handful of firms were selected for this recognition, making this a...

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July 30, 2015

Nearirath Sreng Quoted in Asia IP Trademark Survey 2015

Nearirath Sreng

As part of its annual Trademark Survey, Asia IP  interviewed Nearirath Sreng, an advisor in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Phnom Penh office, for her views on Cambodia’s trademark system....

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March 9, 2015

Thai Copyright Act Amendments: Updating the Law for the Digital Age

Nandana Indananda, Suebsiri Taweepon

Thailand’s Copyright Act B.E. 2537 (1994) came into force on March 21, 1995. Over the course of the nearly 20 years since its passing, the Act had previously remained unchanged, devoid of any...

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March 9, 2015

Graphical User Interfaces

Wipaphat S. Trossel

The advent of mobile computing has resulted in widespread use of portable technology in Thailand. The affordability of portable devices, combined with an insatiable thirst for the latest...

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March 9, 2015

Supreme Court Ruling on Marks Similar to Pharma INNs

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

In Thailand, the names ascribed by generic drug manufacturers to their pharmaceutical products are often similar to the names of pharmaceutical substances identified under the International...

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March 9, 2015

Update on the National Intellectual Property Center for Enforcement

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

Since 2007, Thailand has found itself on the Priority Watch List (PWL) of the U.S. Trade Representative Special 301 Report—a list which identifies countries that provide inadequate and ineffective...

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March 9, 2015

Franchise Agreement Registration in Indonesia

Somboon Earterasarun, Wulan Purnamasari

With the biggest economy in ASEAN and the fourth-largest population in the world, Indonesia is an attractive location for franchisors. In this article, we will examine the process for registering...

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