Ploynapa Julagasigorn is an accomplished and versatile senior associate in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group. Her practice encompasses a wide range of domestic and cross-border intellectual property matters as a strategic advisor, an enforcer of intellectual property rights in Thailand, and a litigator in intellectual property prosecution and infringement disputes. With her broad expertise and experience working across all aspects of intellectual property law in Thailand, Ploynapa provides practical and actionable legal opinions on intellectual property matters and legal compliance issues, and executes complex legal research projects for international and transnational trade promotion organizations such as the Japan External Trade Organization, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, and others.
When companies discover or suspect infringement of their intellectual property in the Thailand market, Ploynapa conducts infringement analysis, drafts cease-and-desist letters and negotiates settlements with infringers, and coordinates with government authorities to enforce her clients’ rights. When negotiated solutions are not forthcoming, Ploynapa is a formidable litigator in Thailand’s Intellectual Property and International Trade Court, where she has a strong track record of securing favorable judgments for her clients.
The depth of her knowledge and experience representing clients in the Thai market makes Ploynapa a sought-after speaker in industry seminars and conferences, training initiatives for government authorities, and academic lectures at universities in Thailand. Ploynapa also regularly writes articles for both general readers and specialists, and she coauthored the Thailand chapter of International Copyright Law: A Practical Global Guide, Second Edition. Ploynapa has served as secretary of the Licensing Executives Society of Thailand since September 2021, and she is an active member of the INTA Emerging Issues Committee, for which she serves on the Blockchain Subcommittee group.
LLM, Chulalongkorn University
LLB, Thammasat University
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