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November 3, 2018

Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World 2018 – Thailand Chapter

Multilaw and Thomson Reuters

Tilleke & Gibbins has provided its annual contribution of the Thailand and Vietnam chapters for Multilaw’s Media, Advertising, and Entertainment Law Throughout the World 2018  guide, a publication that offers insight on media, advertising, entertainment, and art law across more than 30 countries worldwide.

The Thailand chapter of the guide, written by Suebsiri Taweepon and Alec Wheatley, covers:

  • Media Law: The 2017 Constitution as it effects the media; rights and principles provided through the Constitution; the Printing Registration Act; the Act Relating to the Conducting of Broadcasting and Television Business; the Act on Organization to Assign Radio Frequency and to Regulate Broadcasting and Telecommunication Services; the Film and Video Act; the Electronic Transactions Act; the Computer Crime Act; the Official Information Act; the Copyright Act; the Optical Disc Act; the Penal Code; defamation; invasion of privacy; and the right of publicity.
  • Advertising Law: The Consumer Protection Act; the Civil and Commercial Code; the Penal Code; the Trademark Act; the Copyright Act; the Computer Crime Act; the Food Act; the Drug Act, the Medical Instrument Act; the Cosmetics Act; they Psychotropic Substances Act; the Hazardous Substance Act; The Tobacco Products Control Act; the Narcotic Act; the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act; false advertising; and third-party trademarks and copyrights.
  • Entertainment Law: The Film and Video Act; The Broadcasting Act; the CD Product Manufacturing Act; the Computer Crime Act; the Control of Video Tape and Business Act; the Copyright Act; case law; and piracy and infringement.
  • Art Law: The Civil and Commercial Code; the Act on Ancient Monuments, Antiques, Objects of Art, and National Museums; the Copyright Act; relationships between dealer and artist, and purchaser and dealer; auctions; and “stolen” artworks.

This chapter was contributed as part of Tilleke & Gibbins’ participation in Multilaw, a world-leading network of independent law firms. To read the full chapter, download the PDF attachment directly below.

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