Intellectual Property




MA, University of Sheffield

LLB, Thammasat University

BSc, Thammasat University 

Peeyakorn Suparugbundit
Senior Associate & Patent Agent
+66 2056 5743


Peeyakorn Suparugbundit is a senior associate and patent agent in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property (IP) group, specializing in patent matters for both international and domestic clients. With an educational background in both biotechnology and law, she focuses her work in the life sciences sector, with a particular specialty in the fields of biotechnology, chemistry, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals.

Peeyakorn advises clients on drafting and amending patent applications and substantive patent prosecution in Europe, Singapore, Thailand, and the United States, among other jurisdictions. She is also skilled in conducting patent analysis work, including patentability, patent landscape, and freedom-to-operate analyses for innovative technologies.

Moving beyond patent prosecution, Peeyakorn also assists inventors and investors alike with IP commercialization and transactions, including patent licensing, patent assignments and ownership transfers, technology transfer agreements, research and development agreements, and confidentiality agreements.

Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Peeyakorn worked at an international law firm in Bangkok and a regional IP firm in Singapore. She has obtained a Notarial Services Attorney License from the Lawyers Council of Thailand, a Patent Agent License from the Department of Intellectual Property of Thailand, and is a member of the Thai Bar Association. In addition, she has been elected to be a representative of the APAA’s (Asian Patent Attorneys Association) Standing Committee on Patents in Thailand, and is regularly invited as a guest speaker for various seminars organized by the private and public sectors alike.

  • Conducted comprehensive patent analyses, patent landscape analyses, and freedom-to-operate (FTO) analyses for a number of multinational life sciences companies and petrochemicals companies.
  • Drafted patent specifications for a number of clients in the biotechnology, chemistry, medical device, and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Retained to assist startup companies and professors from Thailand’s most prestigious university with patent protection and commercialization for novel innovations in the life sciences and broader technology sectors.
  • Advised and assisted Thai companies and investors on patent protection in jurisdictions worldwide, as well as on IP commercialization and transactional matters, including patent licensing, patent assignments and ownership transfers, technology transfer agreements, research and development agreements, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Assisted a leading Thai cosmetics and personal care company with the global prosecution of its patent portfolio as well as in defending the client’s patent rights against a number of opposing parties that filed patent cancellation actions against our client.
  • Filed and successfully registered patents, petty patents, and industrial designs, both in Thailand and overseas.
  • Represented clients in filing responses to office actions, oppositions, and cancellations to strengthen and defend the clients’ patents.
  • Advised both international and domestic clients on patent enforcement and litigation.
  • Advised leading multinational companies in respect to effective methods of claim amendments and expediting issuance of pending patent applications in Thailand.
  • Provided infringement analyses and opinions for a number of clients across a wide range of industries.
  • Reviewed cooperation agreements for several domestic companies.