Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa is a partner in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property (IP) department with extensive experience in anticounterfeiting, brand protection, and IP enforcement for trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other intellectual assets in Asia and across the globe. Pink is widely regarded as one of Thailand’s leading IP lawyers and is ranked by numerous legal directories, including Chambers Asia Pacific (2023-), Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2021-), and World Trademark Review (2020-), among others. In 2020, she was recognized as one of Asia’s top lawyers under 40 by Asian Legal Business, and in the same year, she was recognized in World IP Review’s inaugural list of the most influential women in IP globally.
Pink represents clients across industries but has particularly strong experience helping multinationals in the automotive parts, consumer goods, electronics, and luxury goods industries in the fight against counterfeit and infringing goods in Southeast Asia. In her practice, Pink collaborates closely with the Thai Department of Intellectual Property, the Royal Thai Police, the Department of Special Investigation, the Metropolitan Police Bureau, the Economic Crime Police Division, and the Thai Customs Department, among other local ministries and regulators, to coordinate and carry out raids and other IP enforcement actions.
Pink is a member of the Intellectual Property Association of Thailand (IPAT), through which she advocates for increased government action against counterfeit and infringing goods. Pink has also actively participated in several focus groups dedicated to amending IP laws and regulations and to instituting a mandatory IP course in all Thai universities to further IP awareness in Thai society.
A Thai-qualified lawyer, Pink is a member of the Thai Bar Association and the Lawyers Council of Thailand.
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