Dino Santaniello is the head of Tilleke & Gibbins’ office in Laos. He has broad experience across many fields of law, including patents and trademarks, privacy and data protection, corporate establishment, licensing, and other commercial transactions. Dino advises both domestic and international companies on legal matters in Laos and Thailand, and based on the strengths of his client service and legal expertise, is recognized as a “Distinguished Practitioner” in Asialaw Leading Lawyers; a “Band 2” lawyer in Chambers Asia-Pacific; a “Leading Individual” in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, and a “Rising Star” in IFLR 1000.
Prior to joining Tilleke & Gibbins, Dino worked as an in-house counsel in the insurance and oil and gas industries. During this time, he advised on corporate and commercial issues, as well as intellectual property matters such as trade secrets and restrictive covenants.
Dino has spent significant time in studying foreign languages with the aim of helping inbound investors entering into Asian markets. He is fluent in French, English, Lao, and Thai, and he is conversant in Korean.
DJCE, Faculty of Law Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III University
LLM, Faculty of Law Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III University
LLB, Faculty of Law Paul Cézanne, Aix-Marseille III University
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