San Chaithiraphant

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LLM, University of Glasgow

LLB, Ramkhamhaeng University

MChE, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

BEng, Chulalongkorn University

San Chaithiraphant is an attorney-at-law in Tilleke & Gibbins' intellectual property group, specializing in patents for technological products. He has previously consulted and drafted contracts for property leases and computer systems' terms of use.

Within the firm's Bangkok IP team, San advises clients on a range of complex patent issues, including specification drafting, registration procedures, portfolio management, and more. He specializes in representing clients whose businesses focus on technology, e-commerce, and digital innovations.

San was ranked among the top of his batch in the Thai Bar Association examinations, and also graduated with distinction with an LLM, focused on intellectual property and digital economy, from the University of Glasgow. He has a multidisciplinary background with advanced degrees in engineering and chemical engineering.

  • Conducted utility and design patents’ freedom-to-operate analyses, as well as infringement analyses, on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries.

  • Filed and successfully registered patents, petty patents, and designs with the Thai Department of Intellectual Property.

  • Represented clients in filing responses to office actions, oppositions, and cancellations to strengthen and defend their valuable patents.

  • Conducted regulatory due diligence for acquisitions by a number of multinational clients.

  • Advised on laws and regulations related to medical devices, drugs, and controlled foods.

  • Assisted clients in life sciences regulatory compliance through every stage of their products’ life cycles.

  • Supported clients’ market entries by advising on product promotional activities in a range of media.

  • Reviewed regulatory service agreements for several global medical device companies.

  • Provided advice on complex issues involving multiple fields of law, including contracts, intellectual property, regulatory affairs, computer crimes, and data protection.

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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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October 23, 2017

Asia IP Patent 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Top Tier for Thailand and Vietnam

In the 2017 edition of its annual Patent Survey, Hong Kong-based Asia IP  magazine has again placed Tilleke & Gibbins at the very top of the field, with Tier 1 rankings in the following...

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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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August 23, 2017

Thailand’s New Trade Competition Act: Intellectual Property Implications

Jakkrit Kuanpoth, San Chaithiraphant

The relationship between intellectual property (IP) rights and competition law and policy in Thailand is usually complicated, as sometimes IP and its exclusive rights, which were originally conceived...

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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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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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