Intellectual Property

Tilleke & Gibbins is a one-stop center for all IP services, including registration and enforcement, commercialization, litigation, government relations, and regulatory affairs. Our high-caliber practice is internationally recognized in anticounterfeiting, IP litigation, strategic filing advice, and commercial IP work.

We help creators strategically position, protect, and profit from intellectual assets in diverse markets worldwide. Our success on our clients’ behalf has led to global recognition as a leading intellectual property practice by such surveys as Asialaw Profiles, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Managing Intellectual Property, Practical Law Co., World Trademark Review, Asia IP, Asian Legal Business, and others. 

We are versatile practitioners—well-educated in the overlapping fields of science, technology, and the law by top universities and real-world practice in one of the toughest IP regions in the world. In Bangkok, our IP group consists of 48 lawyers, including 7 litigators; 9 patent agents with backgrounds in chemistry, biology, computer science, food science, materials science, or physics; 10 trademark executives; 60 support personnel, including a government/police liaison and a private investigator; and 24 technical specialists in various scientific fields, on an as-needed basis. The Vietnam IP team consists of 15 members, including veteran IP practitioners and patent agents.

We are educators—our IP attorneys provide free lectures and tours of our Museum of Counterfeit Goods to students of all ages, clients, diplomats, intellectual property practitioners, Thai and foreign police, Interpol officers, judges, government officials, and business executives. The museum’s collection is composed of more than 3,500 products in 14 broad categories of goods, many of which were used as evidence in court or seized in raids overseen by our firm. By viewing counterfeit goods alongside their genuine counterparts, museum visitors gain a new perspective on the extent and consequences of the counterfeiting of legitimate goods.

To learn more about our IP services and our achievements on behalf of our clients, please continue reading about our IP Registration and Enforcement, IP Commercialization, and IP Litigation practices.

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Ampolphan Sriduangchan

T:+66 2056 5746

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Associate
Bangkok

Daroonwan Siripornanan

T:+66 2056 5751

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Associate
Bangkok

Hassana Chira-aphakul

T:+66 2056 5881

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Associate
Bangkok

Kanjana Pumichatpong

T:+66 2056 5745

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Associate
Bangkok

Kasama Sriwatanakul

T:+66 2056 5882

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Associate
Bangkok
Jakarta

Kittiphan Khattiwiriyaphinyo

T:+66 2056 5884

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Associate
Bangkok

Parichart Monaiyakul

T:+66 2056 5883

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Associate
Bangkok

Pattama Tavichai

T:+66 2056 5887

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Bangkok

Pittaya Rattanatraivirat

T:+66 2056 5752

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Associate
Bangkok

Prasipha Phatthana-Olarn

T:+66 2056 5862

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Associate
Bangkok
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November 6, 2012

Canon Cracks Down on Fake Battery Grips and Batteries at Pantip Plaza

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

A major raid of retail shops at Pantip Plaza has resulted in the seizure of more than 100 counterfeit  CANON battery grips and CANON camera batteries, worth a total of THB 100,000.

The...

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September 23, 2013

2013 Asia IP Awards: Tilleke & Gibbins Receives Six Nominations

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Alan Adcock, Thomas J. Treutler

Tilleke & Gibbins has been shortlisted for the Trademarks, Patents, and Copyright Awards in both Thailand and Vietnam at the 2013 Asia IP Awards, the annual awards from regional magazine ...

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September 30, 2014

2014 Asia IP Awards: Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated in Six Categories

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Alan Adcock, Thomas J. Treutler

As part of its annual awards, Asia IP  has nominated Tilleke & Gibbins in six categories for the 2014 Asia IP Awards. Only five firms are shortlisted for each award, with...

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November 10, 2014

2014 Asia IP Awards: Tilleke & Gibbins Wins Patent and Trademark Awards

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named Patent Firm of the Year and Trademark Firm of the Year for Thailand at the 2014 Asia IP Awards, a set of annual awards conducted by Hong Kong-based legal...

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November 16, 2015

2015 Asia IP Awards: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Trademark Firm of the Year in Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named “Trademark Firm of the Year” in Thailand at the 2015 Asia IP Awards, an annual awards ceremony hosted by Asia IP. Only five firms were shortlisted for...

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June 15, 2007

Innovative Trademark Protection Strategies

Suebsiri Taweepon

Trademark law in Thailand has been designed as a tool for the protection of brands, logos, or marks used by their owners in connection with their products and services. Despite this protection,...

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June 24, 2013

10th Edition of Nice Classification Is Implemented

Kasama Sriwatanakul

As part of Thailand’s efforts to join the Madrid Protocol by 2015, on March 1, 2013, the Thai Trademark Office announced the implementation of the 10th edition of the Nice Classification of Goods...

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January 23, 2017

2016 Pharmaceutical Patent Overview for Vietnam

Thomas J. Treutler, Thang Duc Nguyen, Hien Thi Thu Vu

With a population approaching 100 million, a burgeoning health care industry, increasing consumer affluence, and relatively weak competition from local pharmaceutical manufacturers, Vietnam would...

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August 28, 2012

3-D Printing: The Intellectual Property Challenge

Nandana Indananda

Just last month, artificial blood vessels were made on a 3-D printer at the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany. One of the largest manufacturers and distributors of 3-D printers, Stratasys, has seen...

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February 26, 2010

3D Protection in Thailand

Darani Vachanavuttivong

Three-dimensional objects are included in the definition of marks in Section 4 of the Trademark Act (1991), as amended by the Trademark Act (2000), which came into force on June 30, 2000. Since...

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