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.

Name Position Office

Alan Adcock

T:+66 2056 5871

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Darani Vachanavuttivong

T:+66 2056 5888

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane
Yangon

John King

T:+855 23 964 210

E-mail

Partner
Phnom Penh
Bangkok

Nandana Indananda

T:+66 2056 5879

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Somboon Earterasarun

T:+66 2056 5744

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Jakarta

Suebsiri Taweepon

T:+66 2056 5877

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok

Sukontip Jitmongkolthong

T:+66 2056 5867

E-mail

Partner
Bangkok
Vientiane

Thomas J. Treutler

T:+84 24 3772 5633

E-mail

Partner
Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City

Jakkrit Kuanpoth

T:+66 2056 5868

E-mail

Of Counsel
Bangkok

Jeffrey J. Blatt

T:+66 2056 5644

E-mail

Of Counsel
Bangkok
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March 6, 2017

Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2017 Recognizes Alan Adcock and Siraprapha Rungpry

Alan Adcock, Siraprapha Rungpry

Who’s Who Life Sciences 2017  has recognized Alan Adcock, partner and deputy director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property (IP) and regulatory affairs group, and...

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March 3, 2017

MIP Patent Survey 2017 Recognizes Tilleke & Gibbins in Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been awarded top rankings for its IP practice in Thailand from Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)  in the magazine’s Patent Survey 2017.

With a “...

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March 3, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Vietnam Office Earns Top Ranking in MIP Patent Survey 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Vietnam has been recognized with the highest possible ranking in the Patent Survey 2017 by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP).

The firm’s...

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March 3, 2017

Managing IP Patent Survey 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized in Indonesia

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Indonesia continues to maintain a strong position, and was recently recognized by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)  in its Patent Survey...

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March 1, 2017

Nandana Indananda to Speak at Seminar on Trade Secrets

Nandana Indananda

Nandana Indananda, a partner in the Tilleke & Gibbins intellectual property group, will be speaking at an upcoming seminar, “Thailand 4.0: Value Creation for Business using Trade Secrets.”...

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May 30, 2017

New Options to Accelerate Patent Registration in Cambodia

Chandavya Ing, Socheata Eng, Sokmean Chea

Cambodia’s patent system is still relatively young, with the Law on Patents, Utility Model Certificates, and Industrial Designs (Law on Patents) enacted in 2003. But over the past two years, the...

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May 30, 2017

New Regulation Clarifies Procedures Under Indonesia’s Amended Trademark Law

Safina Media Baqo

Indonesia recently enacted a regulation as part of the process for implementing its new Trademark Law, Law No. 20 of 2016 on Marks. Effective since February 1, 2017, “Minister of Law and Human...

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May 29, 2017

Thailand Introduces Changes to the Appeal Proceedings for IP-Related Cases

Piyawat Kayasit

Prior to the establishment of the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (“IP&IT Court”) in 1997, which was the first specialized IP court in South East Asia, an IP-...

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May 29, 2017

Thailand Aims to Clear Patent Backlog Through Modified Examination Process

Darani Vachanavuttivong

On March 8, 2017, the key stakeholders from Thailand’s public and private sectors were called together for a meeting at the office of the Secretary General to the Prime Minister to discuss issues...

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May 26, 2017

Trademark Opposition Proceedings: Comparing Thailand and the United States

Michelle Ray-Jones, Thanyalak Inthachard

A trademark opposition proceeding is a specialized legal process in which one party challenges another party’s pending trademark application. Opposition proceedings can be useful tools for third...

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