|August 15, 2007||
As the development of new innovations in the field of medical biotechnology becomes ever more rapid, the patent offices of Japan, the United States, and Europe have combined efforts to better...
|October 29, 2007||
In Grotto SpA v. Department of Intellectual Property, the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court has issued an extremely rare judgment implementing the theory of '...
|June 1, 2010||
Your Guide to Effective Enforcement (Publication)
Nandana Indananda, Suebsiri Taweepon
In the 15 years since Thailand became a member of the TRIPs Agreement, the country’s intellectual property laws have evolved significantly. A major evolution in the protection of IP rights in...
|April 25, 2006||
In this text of a presentation the 50th anniversary of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand, David Lyman reflects on the changes he has observed in Thailand in the 50 years since AMCHAM’s...
|April 6, 2007||
Work Permits 101: A Guide for Foreigners (Publication)
Alongkorn Tongmee, Pimvimol (June) Vipamaneerut
As the title implies, this article is a primer for foreigners on the basic requirements for working in Thailand. It describes the requirements for obtaining a work permit and the punishments for...
|April 11, 2008||
Winners and Losers under Liability Law (Publication)
Michael Ramirez, Siraprapha Rungpry
Until recently, Thailand had no comprehensive law directly addressing product liability issues. As a result, claims for product liability in Thailand were usually made through use of the Consumer...
|July 1, 2009||
In many countries, IP infringement is considered a strict liability tort, and consequently it is not necessary to prove the infringer’s intention to commit the act. In Thailand, however, there are...
|January 29, 2010||
White Collar or Blue: Crime Is Crime (Publication)
From Enron to Bernie Madoff, numerous high-profile white-collar crimes have attracted significant media attention in recent years. Here in Thailand, the case of Rakesh Saxena has recently...
|May 20, 2011||
What to Expect from Legal Due Diligence (Publication)
Piyanuj (Lui) Ratprasatporn, Charunun Sathitsuksomboon
Business competitiveness among rivals in similar industries is fierce and demanding. The current trend of business expansion is for stronger and financially healthier corporations to merge,...
|May 7, 2010||
What Counts as a Force Majeure Event (Publication)
Unexpected, uncontrollable events have dominated news headlines of late, such as the recent volcano eruption in Iceland, an earthquake in China, and political unrest in Bangkok. These types...