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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Linh Duy Mai

T:+84 24 3772 8811 ext. 113

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Associate
Hanoi

Linh Thi Mai Nguyen

T:+84 24 3772 5559

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Associate
Hanoi

Loc Xuan Le

T:+84 24 3772 8811 ext. 120

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Associate
Hanoi

Mai Tu Le

T:+84 24 3772 8811 ext. 109

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Associate
Hanoi

Manaswee Wongsuryat

T:+66 2056 5890

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Associate
Bangkok

Mathurin Charoenpinyochai

T:+66 2056 5858

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Associate
Bangkok

May Thwe Hlaing

T:+95 1 8255 208

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Associate
Yangon

Napagate Triratana

T:+66 2056 5889

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Associate
Bangkok

Orawan Kijpakamas

T:+66 2056 5961

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Associate
Bangkok

Panida Tongwattana

T:+66 2056 5844

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Associate
Bangkok
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September 8, 2017

USPTO Asia Regional Workshop on Effective Practice in IP Border Enforcement

Suebsiri Taweepon, Wiramrudee (Pink) Mokkhavesa

Suebsiri Taweepon and Wiramrudee Mokkhavesa, partner and attorney-at-law respectively in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group, will be providing their insights on a number of topics...

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August 18, 2017

Fifteen Tilleke & Gibbins Attorneys Recognized in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017

In the 2017 edition of Asialaw Leading Lawyers, a guide to the most preeminent practitioners of law in the Asia-Pacific, 15 lawyers at Tilleke & Gibbins have been recognized for the...

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August 14, 2017

Loc Xuan Le to Speak on Trademark Infringement at APEC Workshop

Loc Xuan Le

On August 24, attorney Loc Xuan Le will join a panel discussion on the “Impact of Trademark Infringement on Brand Owners, Consumers, and Economies” at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City organized...

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August 10, 2017

Webinar on August 23: IP Protection for the Automotive Industry in China and Southeast Asia

Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Wongrat Ratanaprayul, the director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Indonesia office, will be speaking on the topic of “IP Protection in China and Southeast Asia for the Automotive Industry” in a webinar...

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July 31, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Three TrustLaw Pro Bono Awards

In recognition of Tilleke & Gibbins’ pro bono practice, our firm has been nominated for the following awards at the 2017 TrustLaw Awards:

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August 9, 2017

Thailand: Madrid Protocol to Take Effect on November 7, 2017

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Somboon Earterasarun

On August 7, 2017, the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs submitted its instrument of accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (...

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August 7, 2017

Indonesia: First-Ever Law on Customs Recordation and Seizures of IP-Infringing Goods Now Effective

Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Indonesia’s Government Regulation No. 20 of 2017 on Control of Import and Export of Goods Resulting from Intellectual Property Infringement became effective on August 2, 2017, and was issued to...

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July 21, 2017

Copyright Reality in Virtual Reality

Suebsiri Taweepon, Alec Wheatley

The technology used to view media is constantly being improved. Over the past few decades, the resolution of screens has vastly increased alongside the computing power necessary to play high-...

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July 10, 2017

Post-Grant Amendment of Patents in Vietnam

Thang Duc Nguyen, Cuong Hong Dang

In Vietnam, granted patents can be amended under provisions found in Article 97 of the Law on Intellectual Property (IP Law). Under Article 97, a patent owner has the right to ask the National...

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June 29, 2017

Vietnam: Bad Faith Trademark Filings

Linh Thi Mai Nguyen

Bad faith trademark filings are not uncommon in Vietnam. In fact, bad faith is often included under the label of “dishonesty basis” as a ground for opposition or cancellation of a trademark...

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