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

T:+66 2653 5871

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Partner
Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

T:+66 2653 5888

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Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2653 5879

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Partner
Bangkok

Srila Thongklang

T:+66 2653 5529

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Partner
Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

T:+66 2653 5867

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Partner
Bangkok

Thomas J. Treutler

T:+84 4 3772 5633

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Partner
Hanoi

Jeffrey J. Blatt

T:+66 2653 5644

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Of Counsel
Bangkok

Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2653 5746

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Associate
Bangkok

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

T:+66 2653 5882

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Associate
Bangkok

Chidapa Kongrassmee

T:+66 2653 5910

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Associate
Bangkok
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February 26, 2015

Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated as Thailand Law Firm of the Year

Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated for the Thailand Law Firm of the Year Award 2015 by Chambers Asia-Pacific. This nomination comes after the firm was honored to win the...

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February 26, 2015

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura to Speak on IP at Licensing Association (Thailand) Seminar

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura

Areeya Pornwiriyangkura, an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, will speak at a seminar, dubbed “Create … Protect … and Make Money from Your IP,” hosted by the...

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February 24, 2015

Asia IP Ranks Tilleke & Gibbins as a Tier 1 Copyright Firm in Thailand and Vietnam

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Somboon Earterasarun, Yuwadee Thean-ngarm

In the latest rankings released by Asia IP  in its 2015 Copyright Survey, Tilleke & Gibbins was ranked as a Tier 1 firm in both Thailand and Vietnam for its copyright practice,...

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February 18, 2015

MIP Global Awards 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Three Awards

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Alan Adcock, Thomas J. Treutler

Managing Intellectual Property  has nominated Tilleke & Gibbins for three awards in the MIP Global Awards 2015. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the...

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February 13, 2015

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015: Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP Practice Ranked in Top Tier

Placing our firm at the pinnacle of the legal market, Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice in Thailand has been ranked in “Band 1” in the Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 ...

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May 28, 2014

Reexamining the Case for Copyright Registration

Nic Garnett

Copyright has survived for 300 years without a registration system (as opposed to legal deposit systems, such as the one that exists in Thailand) for the works it protects and, therefore, arguably...

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May 28, 2014

Damages in Trade Secret Litigation

Inthupim Chokwaranun

Calculating damages is a difficult process in all variants of litigation. Assessing damages in cases involving trade secrets is, however, a far more arduous undertaking, riddled with complexities...

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May 27, 2014

Countering IP Infringement on the Internet: Online Monitoring

Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

The rise of mobile technology—from laptops to smart phones to tablets—has ushered in a shift among consumers away from shopping at brick-and-mortar stores toward purchasing products online. Brand...

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May 27, 2014

Well-Known Marks in Vietnam: Legal Framework and Practical Obstacles

Linh Thi Mai Nguyen

In 1992, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) refused a trademark application due to its confusing similarity to the unregistered, but well-known, McDONALD’S trademark of...

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May 27, 2014

Thailand Suspends Recordation of Well-Known Marks

Kittiphan Khattiwiriyaphinyo

The Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) in Thailand has accepted applications for the recordation of well-known marks since 2005. In order for a well-known mark to be recordable, the...

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