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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June 24, 2015

Museum of Counterfeit Goods to Be Featured on the Jaeroo-Sunha-Marao Program

Wipaphat S. Trossel

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Museum of Counterfeit Goods has more than 4,000 goods that infringe trademarks, patents, and copyrights. The museum is among the largest of its kind in the world, and it has...

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June 23, 2015

IAM Patent 1000 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in “Gold Band” for Patent Services in Thailand

For the third year in a row, in the 2015 edition of IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, Tilleke & Gibbins has been ranked as a “Gold Band” firm in Thailand for...

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June 18, 2015

CNN Interviews Suebsiri Taweepon on Counterfeiting in Thailand

Suebsiri Taweepon

In an online article published by CNN titled “The Secret Lives of Thailand’s Counterfeiters,” Suebsiri Taweepon, an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, was...

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June 16, 2015

IAM Strategy 300 2015: Alan Adcock Recognized as Leading IP Strategist

Alan Adcock

Alan Adcock, partner and deputy director of the intellectual property department at Tilleke & Gibbins, has been recognized as one of the world’s leading intellectual property strategists in...

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June 13, 2015

Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Honors Tilleke & Gibbins

The Sixth Annual Lex Mundi Pro Bono Foundation Awards were presented during the 2015 Lex Mundi Leadership Summit and Annual Conference in New Orleans, and Tilleke & Gibbins, the Member Firm...

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December 2, 2014

Online Investigation Leads to Successful Raid for WWE

As part of Tilleke & Gibbins’ one-stop intellectual property service in Thailand, our in-house investigation team periodically conducts market surveys in key areas in Bangkok and upcountry....

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December 1, 2014

Describing Goods and Services for Trademark Registration in Thailand

Siriwan Phentalay

On March 1, 2013, Thailand adopted into its system of  trademark registration the Tenth Edition of the Nice Agreement, under which there are 34 classifications of goods (Classes 1 to 34) and...

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November 27, 2014

Myanmar: An Emerging IP Regime Begins to Take Shape

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

Since Myanmar opened its doors in 2011 and began to reengage with the rest of the global economy, many forward-thinking companies have been eager to enter the local market. Currently, however,...

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November 10, 2014

Compulsory Licensing Issues and Trends in Asia

Siraprapha Rungpry

Government-use compulsory licensing has almost always stirred up controversies and debates with regard to its appropriateness, actual benefits, and detriments. Patent owners and advocates of IP...

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October 28, 2014

International Franchising (Second Edition) – Thailand Chapter

Sriwan Puapondh, Alan Adcock

International Franchising, Second Edition (Release 3, 2014) has been published through Juris Publishing and edited by the Center for International Legal Studies. The guide provides expert...

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