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March 3, 2023

GTDT Licensing 2023: Thailand Chapter

Two of Tilleke & Gibbins’ life science specialists in Bangkok have contributed the Thailand chapter to the newly issued Licensing 2023, a comprehensive guide from Lexology Getting the Deal Through to licensing in various jurisdictions around the world. The Thailand chapter covers the following topics:

  • Laws and licensing arrangements: Unfair Contract Terms Act, Trade Competition Act, pre-contractual disclosure, registration of international licensing, implied obligations, Civil and Commercial Code, Trademark Act, Patent Act, Trade Secrets Act
  • Intellectual property issues: Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, contesting the validity of licensor’s IP rights, invalidity and expiry of IP rights, security interests, proceedings against third parties, sublicensing, jointly owned IP, first to file, scope of patent protection, trade secrets, copyright
  • Software licensing: Perpetual licensing, legal requirements, user restrictions
  • Royalties and payments, currency conversion, and taxes: Relevant legislation, restrictions, taxation of foreign licensors
  • Competition law issues: Restrictions on trade, legal restrictions, and IP-related court rulings
  • Indemnification, disclaimers, and damages: Prevalence and enforceability of indemnity provisions and contractual waivers of damages
  • Termination: Right to terminate, impact of termination
  • Bankruptcy: Impact of licensee or licensor bankruptcy
  • Dispute resolution: Governing law, arbitration, enforceability, injunctive relief, contractual waivers

The full Thailand chapter is available below as a PDF.

Tilleke & Gibbins also contributed the Vietnam chapter to Licensing 2023. To browse all jurisdictions covered by the guide, please visit the Getting the Deal Through website.

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