Tilleke & Gibbins has contributed to the 2018 edition of the Distribution and Marketing of Drugs Global Guide, a Practical Law Company publication covering issues related to the distribution and marketing of drugs across 28 different jurisdictions.
Providing their expertise in the guide’s Thailand chapter were Alan Adcock, partner and deputy director, Siraprapha Rungpry, consultant, and Dr. Atthachai Homhuan, regulatory affairs manager, from the Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group in Thailand. The chapter covers the following topics:
- Distribution. Pre-conditions for distribution, authorization, exceptions, licensing, structure, distribution to consumers, prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, wholesale distribution, regulatory authorities, supervision, and rights of appeal.
- Marketing. Promotion, legal regime, limits to marketing activities, marketing to consumers and professionals, products, frequency, provision of hospitality, discounts, free samples, sponsorship of professionals, regulatory authorities, supervision, and rights of appeal.
Practical Law Company is owned by Thomson Reuters and provides global guides covering legal know-how for corporate lawyers. Tilleke & Gibbins also contributed to the Vietnam chapter of the guide.