David Mol, a senior associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ Phnom Penh office with considerable experience handling legal matters in Cambodia, is regarded by his clients and peers as a trusted advisor for doing business in Cambodia. He assists both domestic and foreign clients on complex matters relating to intellectual property, regulatory affairs, licensing, and corporate operations in Cambodia. His clients are diverse, ranging across industries that include consumer goods, sports, energy, technology, automotive and life sciences.
David has a strong network in Cambodia among the business community and he actively engages with the government, either on behalf of his clients, or to push for legislative changes or organize training events with authorities. His network includes the top intellectual property enforcement authorities in Cambodia, as well as connections with various ministries to ensure his clients are protected and duly represented while doing business in Cambodia.
David is an accomplished lawyer in Cambodia recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, which notes that he is “highly-rated for his work in corporate and commercial matters and other areas of expertise include life sciences, franchising and licensing matters.” World Trademark Review features David in their WTR 1000 list of leading firms and individuals, stating that he “expertly navigates the requirements of brand protection in Cambodia and beyond.” David is also recognized as a “Rising Star” in Cambodia by Asialaw and IFLR 1000.
David regularly writes and speaks on IP enforcement, consumer protection, and life sciences in Cambodia and beyond. He takes an innovate and solutions-oriented approach to tackling issues for his clients—even by pioneering new ways of operating in Cambodia if necessary.
David received a bachelor’s degree in law and a master’s degree in public international law from the University of Amsterdam.
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