Secured a victory for the top producer of welding electrodes in Thailand against a local infringer in a landmark case before the Supreme Court of Thailand. The client’s resounding success may be attributed to the defensive strategy of using multiple separate trademark registrations to collectively cover the entire package design.
LLM, Duke University
LLM, Thammasat University
LLB, Chulalongkorn University
Suebsiri Taweepon is a senior associate at Tilleke & Gibbins specializing in intellectual property. Each year since 2008, he has been recognized as one of the top legal experts in Asia by the annual Asialaw Leading Lawyers survey.
Suebsiri takes a considered, practical approach to his work, and has experience in a wide range of intellectual property matters, both contentious and noncontentious, including litigation, licensing, and registration of intellectual property rights, with particular emphasis in computer software and technology-related industries. He advises local and overseas clients on protecting and managing their portfolios of trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights, and domain names, as well as commercial licensing of intellectual assets.
Suebsiri has been involved in several government consultations and has a great deal of experience in anticounterfeiting matters, including investigation of intellectual property infringement and criminal raid actions.
In addition to his work at Tilleke & Gibbins, Suebsiri is a part-time lecturer, teaching intellectual property law in the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, one of the top law schools in Thailand. He is also a prolific author of articles and other publications, and a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on intellectual property–related topics.