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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June 12, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Earns “Gold Band” Status in Thailand in IAM Patent 1000

For the fifth consecutive year, Tilleke & Gibbins has earned a “Gold Band” ranking for patent work in Thailand by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading Patent...

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June 5, 2017

Asia IP Trademark Survey 2017 Awards Top Rankings to Tilleke & Gibbins in Four Countries

The Asia IP  Trademark Survey 2017 has recognized Tilleke & Gibbins with “Tier 1” rankings in three categories across four countries: Cambodia: Trademarks Myanmar: Trademarks Thailand:...

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May 12, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP Practice in Thailand Receives Tier 1 Rankings from ALB

Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice in Thailand has been recognized by Asian Legal Business  with “Tier 1” rankings for “Patents” and “Trademarks/Copyright.” The firm is one of...

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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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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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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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