Practical Law Life Sciences Global Guide 2020: Pharmaceutical IP and Competition Law in Thailand

Thomson Reuters Practical Law

February 25, 2020

The Thailand updates of Thomson Reuters’ Practical Law Life Sciences Global Guide  have been released online, with legal practitioners from Tilleke & Gibbins contributing the Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law section.

The guide is a Q&A-style overview of the regulatory frameworks of the life sciences industries across multiple jurisdictions worldwide, with this chapter addressing the following issues as they relate to Thailand:

  • Pharmaceutical patent legislation and scope of protection
  • Patent application process, duration of protection, and revocation
  • Patent infringement, claims, and remedies
  • Non-patent barriers to competition for pharmaceutical protection
  • Pharmaceutical trademark legislation and scope of protection
  • Trademark application process, duration of protection, and revocation
  • Trademark infringement, claims, and remedies
  • Regulatory powers and enforcement against pharmaceutical counterfeiting
  • Competition law framework and implications for the pharmaceutical sector
  • Competition issues related to licensing of pharmaceutical technology and patents, and market entry of generic products
  • Market dominance issues in the pharmaceutical sector
  • Parallel imports
  • Foreign patent and trademark licenses, and payment of royalties

The full Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law chapter can be accessed on the Practical Law website.

Practical Law, produced by Thomson Reuters, is the world’s leading legal know-how resource for business lawyers, publishing a huge range of guides covering hundreds of jurisdictions and practice areas. Tilleke & Gibbins also drafted an updated chapter on Medicinal Product Regulation and Product Liability in Thailand, which Practical Law has published at the same time.