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 24 3772 5623

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Trademark Specialist
Hanoi

Ruchiya Chuenchomrat

T:+66 2056 5757

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Trademark Specialist
Bangkok

Sokmean Chea

T:+855 23 964 210

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Trademark Specialist
Phnom Penh

Son Thai Hoang

T:+84 24 3772 5580

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Trademark Specialist
Hanoi

Thao Thi Phuong Nghiem

T:+84 24 3772 8811 ext. 119

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Trademark Specialist
Hanoi

Thidawan Sirikul

T:+66 2056 5734

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Trademark Specialist
Bangkok

Atthachai Homhuan

T:+66 2056 5610

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Regulatory Consultant
Bangkok

Hien Thi Thu Vu

T:+84 24 3772 5606

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Regulatory Consultant
Hanoi
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June 12, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Earns “Gold Band” Status in Thailand in IAM Patent 1000

For the fifth consecutive year, Tilleke & Gibbins has earned a “Gold Band” ranking for patent work in Thailand by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading...

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June 12, 2017

IAM Patent 1000 Awards Top Rankings to Tilleke & Gibbins in Vietnam

Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2017  has ranked Tilleke & Gibbins at the top of the legal market for patent work in...

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June 12, 2017

Top Distinction Awarded to Tilleke & Gibbins in Indonesia by IAM Patent 1000

Tilleke & Gibbins has again been recognized for the firm’s patent work in Indonesia by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2017...

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June 8, 2017

Asia Business Law Journal Quotes Somboon Earterasarun on IP in Indonesia

Somboon Earterasarun

Somboon Earterasarun, a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins intellectual property (IP) group, was interviewed by the Asia Business Law Journal for his views on IP protection challenges in Indonesia....

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June 5, 2017

Asia IP Trademark Survey 2017 Awards Top Rankings to Tilleke & Gibbins in Four Countries

The Asia IP  Trademark Survey 2017 has recognized Tilleke & Gibbins with “Tier 1” rankings in three categories across four countries:

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November 22, 2016

Annuity Payments Under Indonesia’s New Patent Law

Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Indonesia’s new Patent Law, which was enacted on August 26 of this year changes how annuity payments are calculated. Annuity payments are now due at the beginning of the protection period, in...

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November 9, 2016

Indonesia: Increases to Official Fees Raising for IP and Enactment of New Trademark Law

Somboon Earterasarun, Wongrat Ratanaprayul

The Indonesian government has announced two major developments relating to patents and trademarks in the country: (1) increases to the official fees for a range of IP prosecution tasks; and (2)...

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October 28, 2016

Utilizing Patent Valuation to Achieve Your Business Goals

Suebsiri Taweepon

It has become common practice for companies to sell and license out patents, and even use patents as collateral, in order to secure loans from financial institutions or attract capital from...

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October 25, 2016

Sanctioning of Patent-Infringing Drugs in Vietnam

Loc Xuan Le

The effective protection of pharmaceutical patents has always been very important in national systems of intellectual property law. While effectiveness can be measured in many ways, any effective...

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October 25, 2016

Effects of the TPP on Vietnam’s Pharmaceutical Industry

John Frangos, Chuyen Hong Huu Le

On February 4, 2016, Vietnam and 11 other countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The TPP includes Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, the...

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