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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Panupong Thamthavorn

T:+66 2056 5742

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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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Associate
Bangkok

Peeyakorn Suparugbundit

T:+66 2056 5743

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Associate
Bangkok

Pittaya Rattanatraivirat

T:+66 2056 5752

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Associate
Bangkok

Piyawat Kayasit

T:+66 2056 5878

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Associate
Bangkok

Ploynapa Julagasigorn

T:+66 2056 5866

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Associate
Bangkok

Prasipha Phatthana-Olarn

T:+66 2056 5862

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Associate
Bangkok

Saithong Rattana

T:+856 21 262 355

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Associate
Vientiane

San Chaithiraphant

T:+66 2056 5640

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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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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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