June 22, 2012

Software Protection in Thailand

Multilaw and Medien & Recht Publishing

Medien & Recht Publishing has published the first edition of Software Protection: A Comparative Perspective, which gives insight into the field of ICT law in 24 different jurisdictions. For an in-depth chapter on Thailand, James Evans, Suebsiri Taweepon, and Hassana Chira-Aphakul, of the Tilleke & Gibbins intellectual property team, have provided their expertise and answered fundamental questions on software protection covering the following:

  • The legal definition of software
  • The extent to which software can be protected by the law in Thailand
  • Exclusive and moral rights related to software protection, their transferability, and limitations
  • Legal implications of modifications to software
  • Legislation related to the infringement and rights of the author of the software
  • Liability for damages and product liability with respect to software
  • The process of resolving disputes and the bodies involved

The book also provides an introduction to software law and the conflict of law rules regarding software regulation. This publication includes a compilation of chapters from member firms of Multilaw, one of the world’s leading associations of independent law firms, with a network of over 6,000 lawyers worldwide. Tilleke & Gibbins is the exclusive Multilaw member firm in Thailand and Vietnam.

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