Industries
Technology

Practices
Intellectual Property

Location
Cambodia

Languages
Khmer
English

Education

LLM, Munich Intellectual Property Law Center

LLB, Royal University of Law and Economics

Chandavya Ing
+855 23 964 210

Biography

Chandavya Ing is an associate in the intellectual property group of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Phnom Penh office. She advises intellectual property owners on a broad range of issues including IP registration, anti-counterfeiting strategies, and enforcement actions. Chandavya has represented—including pro bono—a wide range of clients from the automotive, entertainment, fashion,  food and beverage, and technology industries, among many others. Chandavya protects her clients’ valuable intellectual property rights by responding to authorities’ requests for information or clarification and monitoring the activities of third parties. She also assists clients on regulatory matters relating to pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, and agrichemicals, among other industries. Chandavya appears before the Department of Intellectual Property Rights, the Department of Industrial Rights, and other relevant authorities on behalf of rights owners in negotiations, responding to office actions, opposition proceedings, mediation proceedings, and enforcement actions.

Prior to rejoining Tilleke & Gibbins, Chandavya was a trademark and patent trainee at a market-leading firm in Germany, where she conducted research and prepared arguments in response to opposition before the European Union Intellectual Property Office.

Chandavya is a licensed legal mark attorney in Cambodia.


Experience
  • Represented clients in trademark matters before the Department of Intellectual Property Rights within Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce. This includes filing trademark applications for registration, maintaining and defending trademark portfolios through recordal of changes/assignments, oppositions, cancellations, renewals, registration of license agreements, watch services, and other related actions.
  • Acted for multinational clients across their full range of needs relating to patents, utility models, and designs in Cambodia. This includes representing clients before the Department of Industrial Rights within Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicraft to file applications for registration, respond to office actions, record changes in application details, and pay annuities.
  • Advised a local company in the entertainment industry on its copyright-related agreements and reviewed the agreements, including a brand ambassadorship agreement, composer agreement, concert production agreement, performance agreement, and so on, in order to fit the client’s business objectives.
  • Advised and represented a manufacturer of electrical and electronic equipment at a hearing in mediation proceedings at Cambodia’s Department of Intellectual Property Rights on a dispute relating to the infringing use of the client’s trademark.
  • Advised and represented various clients from the automotive, fashion, food and beverage, electronics, and technology industries on enforcement actions, including negotiation, anti-counterfeiting strategies, and raid actions, against unauthorized use and infringement of their rights.