Tilleke & Gibbins has contributed the Thailand and Vietnam chapters of Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World 2017, published by Multilaw. The guide provides an overview of media, advertising, entertainment, and art law in more than 30 jurisdictions worldwide.
The Thailand chapter of the guide covers:
- Media Law: Freedom of expression, speech, press, association, assembly, and petition under the 2016 Constitution of Thailand; Printing Registration Act; Act Relating to the Conducting of Broadcasting and Television Business; Act on Organization to Assign Radio Frequency and to Regulate Broadcasting and Telecommunication Services; Movie and Video Act; Electronic Transactions Act; Computer Crime Act; Official Information Act; Copyright Act; Optical Disc Act; certain sections of the Penal Code; case law; defamation; invasion of privacy; and the right of publicity.
- Advertising Law: The Consumer Protection Act, Food Act, Drug Act, Cosmetics Act, Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, case law, false advertising, and third-party trademarks and copyrights.
- Entertainment Law: The Broadcasting Act, Film and Video Act, Copyright Act, case law, piracy, and other types of legal disputes.
- Art Law: The Act on Ancient Monuments, Antiques, Objects of Art, and National Museums; rights under the Copyright Act, including dissemination to the public and granting licenses; the relationship between dealers and artists, and purchasers and dealers; art auctions; and stolen artworks.
Members of the Tilleke & Gibbins team contributed the chapter as part of the firm’s participation in Multilaw, a world-leading network of law firms.