February 23, 2024
Lexology Panoramic: Licensing 2024 – Thailand Chapter

Two of Tilleke & Gibbins’ licensing specialists in Bangkok have contributed the Thailand chapter to the newly issued Licensing 2024, a comprehensive guide from Lexology Panoramic to licensing in various jurisdictions around the world. The Thailand chapter covers the following topics:

  • Laws and licensing arrangements: Unfair Contract Terms Act, Trade Competition Act, pre-contractual disclosure, registration of international licensing, implied obligations, Civil and Commercial Code, Trademark Act, Patent Act, Trade Secrets Act
  • Intellectual property issues: Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, contesting the validity of licensor’s IP rights, invalidity and expiry of IP rights, security interests, proceedings against third parties, sublicensing, jointly owned IP, first to file, scope of patent protection, trade secrets, copyright
  • Software licensing: Perpetual licensing, legal requirements, user restrictions
  • Royalties and payments, currency conversion, and taxes: Relevant legislation, restrictions, taxation of foreign licensors
  • Competition law issues: Restrictions on trade, legal restrictions, and IP-related court rulings
  • Indemnification, disclaimers, and damages: Prevalence and enforceability of indemnity provisions and contractual waivers of damages
  • Termination: Right to terminate, impact of termination
  • Bankruptcy: Impact of licensee or licensor bankruptcy
  • Dispute resolution: Governing law, arbitration, enforceability, injunctive relief, contractual waivers

The Thailand chapter was authored by Alan Adcock, partner, and Kasama Sriwatanakul, counsel, both in the Thailand regulatory affairs team.

The full Thailand chapter is available below as a PDF.

Tilleke & Gibbins also contributed the Vietnam chapter to Licensing 2024. Readers can gain 30 days of complementary access to the full Licensing 2024 guide and the rest of Lexology Panoramic’s varied offerings through this link.

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Alan Adcock
+66 2056 5871
Kasama Sriwatanakul
+66 2056 5882