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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Alan Adcock

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Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

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Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

Nandana Indananda

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Bangkok

Srila Thongklang

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Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

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Bangkok

Thomas J. Treutler

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Hanoi

Jeffrey J. Blatt

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Of Counsel
Bangkok

Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2653 5746

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Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

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Bangkok

Chidapa Kongrassmee

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Bangkok
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September 15, 2014

Asian-Mena Counsel Names Tilleke & Gibbins as Firm of the Year in Thailand in Four Categories

Asian-Mena Counsel magazine has named Tilleke & Gibbins as Thailand Firm of the Year in four categories in its “In-House Community Firms of the Year” awards for 2014, which forms part...

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September 13, 2014

Somboon Earterasarun to Speak on Trademarks in the AEC at TBCI Event

Somboon Earterasarun

The arrival of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) will set upon investors an unfamiliar array of challenges that will require forward thinking and consideration of previously unanticipated issues...

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September 12, 2014

Asia IP Patent Survey 2014: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in Tier 1 for Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been ranked as a “Tier 1” firm for both “Patent Contentious” and “Patent Prosecution” work in Thailand by Asia IP  in its annual Patent Survey. The survey...

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September 5, 2014

Tilleke & Gibbins Experts to Host Life Sciences Symposium in Ho Chi Minh City

Tu Thanh Pham, Thomas J. Treutler, Michael K. Lee, Atthachai Homhuan, Alan Adcock

Life sciences experts from Tilleke & Gibbins’ Bangkok, Hanoi, and Ho Chi Minh City offices are jointly hosting a Life Sciences Symposium in Ho Cho Minh City in collaboration with the American...

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September 4, 2014

Suebsiri Taweepon to Present on Regional IP Issues at Kenan Institute Asia Seminar

Suebsiri Taweepon

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) contribute significantly to economic growth in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) region. In order to preserve this momentum, it is vital for...

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November 26, 2013

Landlord Liability Research Progresses

Nandana Indananda, Kawin Kanchanapairoj

In the August 2013 issue of Informed Counsel, we updated readers on the return of talks about enacting legal measures against landlords whose acts contribute to copyright and trademark...

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November 20, 2013

Patentability of Computer Programs in Indonesia

Somboon Earterasarun, Irene Djalim

It has become conventional practice throughout the world for countries with established systems of intellectual property to offer copyright protection for computer programs. Indonesia, for example...

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November 18, 2013

Decree 99 Provides New Guidelines on Administrative Sanctions for IP Infringement

Loc Xuan Le, Linh Duy Mai

The Vietnamese government recently enacted a new regulation on administrative sanctions in cases of industrial property infringement. Decree No. 99/2013/ND-CP, dated August 28, 2013 (Decree 99),...

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November 15, 2013

Global Patent Protection under the PCT System

Abraham Lincoln once said, “The patent system added the fuel of interest to the fire of genius.” It was an unmistakably true statement; patents have undoubtedly become an essential tool for...

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October 30, 2013

Managing IP Roundtable: How to Approach IP Rights Across ASEAN

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Thomas J. Treutler, Titirat Wattanachewanopakorn, Somboon Earterasarun, Alan Adcock

Rights holders are looking to Southeast Asia as the next growth region. In this virtual roundtable in the November 2013 edition of Managing Intellectual Property magazine, attorneys from...

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