April 27, 2011

Patent Infringement Cases in Thailand 2000-2008

Thailand: IP Developments, Tilleke & Gibbins Client Newsletter

Each year, many civil and criminal cases involving IP infringement are tried before the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (IP&IT Court). From 2000 through July 2008, a total of 40,823 actions involving infringement of trade­marks, copy­right, patent, and petty patent were filed. Surprisingly, only 155 of these cases centered on issues of patent and petty patent infringement. This article examines the statistics for civil and criminal suits regarding patent and petty patent infringement in the IP&IT Court during this period.

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