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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Nhung Thi Hong Le

T:+84 4 3772 5623

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Trademark Specialist
Hanoi

Ruchiya Chuenchomrat

T:+66 2653 5757

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Trademark Specialist
Bangkok

Sokmean Chea

T:+855 23 964 210

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Trademark Specialist
Phnom Penh

Supatra Watanaworakitkul

T:+66 2653 5733

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Trademark Specialist
Bangkok

Thao Thi Phuong Nghiem

T:+84 4 3772 8811 ext. 119

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Trademark Specialist
Hanoi

Thidawan Sirikul

T:+66 2653 5734

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Trademark Specialist
Bangkok

Atthachai Homhuan

T:+66 2653 5610

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Regulatory 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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February 3, 2016

Update on Myanmar’s IP Laws

Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Myanmar’s general election, which took place on November 8, was the first nationwide vote since the military junta’s dissolution in 2011. It was also the first poll contested by opposition party...

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February 3, 2016

Vietnam: A Year of Changes in IP Enforcement

Thomas J. Treutler, Loc Xuan Le

IP enforcement in Vietnam saw continued development in the past year. As we have reported previously, 2014 saw several breakthrough cases in patent infringement, domain name dispute resolution and...

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January 26, 2016

PLC Patent Litigation Global Guide 2016/17 – Thailand Chapter

Nandana Indananda, Siraprapha Rungpry

Patent Litigation, published by Practical Law Company, provides a high-level overview of patent disputes, including patent infringement, conditions for a declaratory judgment,...

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January 26, 2016

PLC Patent Litigation Global Guide 2016/17 – Vietnam Chapter

Thomas J. Treutler, Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

The latest edition of Patent Litigation  provides an overview of patent disputes in 29 jurisdictions worldwide, including how patent infringement is assessed, the conditions for a...

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January 22, 2016

Protecting Your Brands and Trademarks in the Asean Economic Community

Darani Vachanavuttivong

The Asean Economic Community (AEC) officially came into force on December 31, 2015, ushering in promises of change that businesses should adequately prepare for. Among these preparations is the...

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