Alec Wheatley

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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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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 “Tier 1” ranking in...

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February 3, 2017

Tilleke Trademark Team Earns Top Rankings in Thailand from Managing IP

In this year’s edition of the IP Stars survey conducted by Managing Intellectual Property, Tilleke & Gibbins’ trademark practice has been identified as sitting at the top of the legal market in...

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January 18, 2017

WTR 1000, 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins in “Gold Band” for Thailand

World Trademark Review has released the WTR 1000 2017, its guide ranking trademark lawyers around the world. For the seventh year in a row, Tilleke & Gibbins’ trademark practice in Thailand has...

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January 13, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins’ TMT Practice in Thailand Receives Highest Ranking by Chambers

Tilleke & Gibbins technology, media, and telecommunications (TMT) practice group in Thailand has been recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific  with a “Band 1” ranking for the fifth consecutive...

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January 13, 2017

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP Practice in Thailand Earns Top Ranking

Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property (IP) practice has been recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific  with a “Band 1” ranking for the tenth consecutive year in 2017. The important milestone...

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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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November 23, 2016

Copyright Act Amendments: Combating Online Infringement – Obstacles and Prospects

Suebsiri Taweepon, Alec Wheatley

Last year’s amendments to the Thai Copyright Act gave copyright owners broader and more advanced tools to tackle copyright infringement in the digital age. Among these amendments, the one which has...

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March 23, 2016

Intellectual Property in Thailand: Registration, Protection, Commercialization

Written for business operators who are new to the country, Intellectual Property in Thailand: Registration, Protection, Commercialization  provides a helpful introduction to IP issues under Thai...

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January 15, 2016

Lex Mundi Guide to Doing Business in Thailand 2016

The Guide to Doing Business in Thailand, published by Tilleke & Gibbins in association with Lex Mundi, provides a comprehensive overview of the legal and business environment for investors...

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May 14, 2014

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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