Intellectual Property

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 practice 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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Kitiya Nonpatimagul

T:+66 2653 5813

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Melinda Ambrizal

T:+6221 2971 8002

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta

Michelle Ray-Jones

T:+66 2653 5886

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok
Hanoi

Philip M. Ziter

T:+84 4 3772 5580

E-mail

Consultant
Hanoi

Phutthaphot Nontree

T:+66 2653 5721

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Sher Hann Chua

T:+95 1 255 208

E-mail

Consultant
Yangon

Siraprapha Rungpry

T:+66 2653 5874

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Somboon Earterasarun

T:+6221 2971 8099

E-mail

Consultant
Jakarta
Bangkok

Teerin Chanwatana

T:+66 2653 5720

E-mail

Consultant
Bangkok

Tokunari Otake

T:+66 2653 5749

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Consultant
Bangkok
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August 23, 2016

Malay Mail Online: Alan Adcock Interviewed on Innovation and the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Alan Adcock

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade agreement that, among a number of things, offers longer protection for patents. Malaysia ratified the TPP this year. Critics of the TPP are of the...

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August 18, 2016

Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2016: Twelve Tilleke & Gibbins Attorneys Recognized

In this year’s edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers, a guide to the Asia-Pacific’s leading practitioners, 12 lawyers at Tilleke & Gibbins were recognized for their outstanding...

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August 15, 2016

Roundtable Discussions in Hanoi and HCMC Focus on IP Awareness and the Media

Loc Xuan Le, Trung Nguyen

Loc Xuan Le and Trung Nguyen participated in roundtable discussions on IP enforcement organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency and Vietnam’s National Office of Intellectual Property...

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August 11, 2016

IP Lunch Talk on August 31: Exploring Franchise Business

Alan Adcock

In the latest installment of our ongoing...

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August 8, 2016

John King Quoted in Asian Legal Business Article on Cambodia

John King

John King, partner at Tilleke & Gibbins and head of the firm’s Cambodia practice, was interviewed by Asian Legal Business  magazine for his views on the Cambodian market. His...

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April 11, 2016

PLC Doing Business In … Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2016 – Thailand Chapter

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Sriwan Puapondh, Kitti Thaisomboon, Michael Ramirez, David Beckstead, Napat Siri-armart

Doing Business, a Q&A-style guide published by Practical Law Company in association with Lex Mundi, presents an overview of key recent developments affecting doing business in 41...

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April 11, 2016

PLC Doing Business In … Multi-Jurisdictional Guide 2016 – Myanmar Chapter

Michael Ramirez, Nwe Oo

The Myanmar chapter of Doing Business, a guide published by Practical Law Company in association with Lex Mundi, presents a comprehensive Q&A-style overview of doing business in...

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April 8, 2016

Protection of 3D Printing in Thailand

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

Three-dimensional (3D) printing technology, also known as “additive manufacturing,” is the process by which a physical object is produced from a 3D digital model, often by being built up with many...

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April 5, 2016

Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program Launched Between Vietnam and Japan

Thomas J. Treutler, Thang Duc Nguyen

Vietnam’s National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) launched its first Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) as a pilot program with the Japan Patent Office (JPO) on April 1, 2016....

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March 23, 2016

Intellectual Property in Thailand: Registration, Protection, Commercialization

Written for business operators who are new to the country, Intellectual Property in Thailand: Registration, Protection, Commercialization  provides a helpful introduction to IP...

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