Alec Wheatley

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T: +66 2056 5863
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Office

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English

Education

JD, Golden Gate University School of Law

BA, University of California, Berkeley

Alec Wheatley is a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property group in Bangkok. He advises local and multinational companies on a wide range of intellectual property matters including registration, commercialization, and enforcement. Alec specializes in trademarks, copyright, privacy, and cyber law, and he possesses in-depth experience in infringement analysis, licensing, and digital matters such as Internet domain-name disputes and DMCA notice-and-takedown procedures. Alec seeks to provide personalized service by crafting tailored strategies to fit the distinct needs of his clients.  

Alec received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and he obtained a Doctor of Jurisprudence with honors from the Golden Gate University School of Law. Alec is a U.S.-qualified attorney, and he is licensed to practice in the State of California.

  • Advised a multinational company planning to launch an e-commerce business in Thailand on how to protect and enforce the intellectual property associated with the design elements of their website.

  • Assisted clients on copyright recordation for their creative works, such as paintings, drawings, literary works, and performance works with accompanying music in Thailand and the United States.

  • Provided advice to an e-commerce company on enforcement strategies against counterfeit products offered for sale on online marketplaces.

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December 12, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Earns Top Rankings in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 in Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins has been recognized with Band 1 rankings for its Intellectual Property, Insurance, and Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) practices in Thailand in the 2018 edition...

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November 30, 2017

Legal 500 2018: Tilleke & Gibbins Ranked in Tier 1 in IP, Labor and Employment, Tax, and TMT in Thailand

Tilleke & Gibbins’ Bangkok office has been ranked in “Tier 1” for Intellectual Property, Labor and Employment, Tax, and Technology, Media, and Telecommunications in the 2018 edition of The Legal...

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November 29, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Wins Three Asialaw Firm of the Year Awards

Tilleke & Gibbins has received high accolades for its exceptional regional practice at the inaugural Asialaw Asia-Pacific Legal Practice Awards, where it was named Southeast Asia Firm of the Year...

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November 15, 2017

Asialaw Profiles 2018: Tilleke & Gibbins Leads Rankings in Thailand

Regional law firm Tilleke & Gibbins has again distinguished itself as the dominant domestic law firm in Thailand in Asialaw Profiles 2018, a guide to the top domestic and regional firms in the...

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November 7, 2017

2017 Asia IP Awards: Tilleke & Gibbins Named Thailand Trademark Firm of the Year

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named the Thailand Trademark Firm of the Year at the 2017 Asia IP Awards. The winners of the awards were announced at a ceremony at the Crown Plaza Auckland in New...

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November 27, 2017

Protecting TV Show Formats

Alec Wheatley

Licensing of TV show formats is big business, generating billions of dollars in global revenue every year for show creators. In licensing popular show formats, licensees obtain security by investing...

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August 31, 2017

Thailand Legal Basics

Thailand Legal Basics, a valuable primer for foreign investors, explores all aspects of living and doing business in Thailand. Written by Tilleke & Gibbins, the book begins with an overview of...

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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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May 5, 2017

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2017

As part of its membership in Lex Mundi, Tilleke & Gibbins has published an updated edition of its Guide to Doing Business in Thailand for 2017.This guide offers a broad introduction to all of the...

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February 3, 2017

Copyright Protection in Virtual Reality

Alec Wheatley

Virtual reality (VR) describes a computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional (3D) space, which allows users to feel as if they are exploring a physical environment. To achieve this effect, a...

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