Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Director, Indonesia
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Thai, English

Education

JD, University of Connecticut School of Law

Master of Biotechnology, University of Pennsylvania

BSc, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Wongrat Ratanaprayul serves as director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ Indonesia operations. After working as an attorney-at-law in the firm’s Bangkok office for a number of years, Wongrat is now based in Jakarta, where she focuses on all aspects of patent and design prosecution in Indonesia, as well as in multiple jurisdictions throughout Southeast Asia. Her work covers a range of technical fields including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, automotive, electronics, and computer-related technology.

Wongrat regularly interviews inventors to derive information pertinent to drafting patent applications in life sciences, and for consumer products. She provides opinions on infringement analysis and freedom-to-operate analysis. She also routinely conducts patent and design searches and provides clients with patent strategies. Her background allows her to provide effective, tailored services to a diverse range of clients.

Wongrat supervises the preparation of trademark applications, registrations, and renewals. She also oversees the firm’s regulatory affairs practice in Indonesia, serving clients in pharmaceuticals, food, cosmetics, and related industries with respect to product registration and compliance.

Prior to attending law school, Wongrat worked at Keck Graduate Institute, where she focused her research on proteomics. During her graduate study in biotechnology, she specialized in bioinformatics and annotated mouse genes present on pancreas cDNA.

Wongrat is admitted to the bar in Connecticut and Massachusetts and is qualified as a Thai patent agent.

  • Advised a subsidiary of Thailand’s largest oil and gas company on its multi-jurisdictional patent portfolio in the field of catalysts, across several countries in Asia, Europe, and the United States. The legal services provided included pre-filing strategy, claims reviews, and patent portfolio audits.

  • Conducted patent and design searches on behalf of clients in a wide range of industries.

  • Drafted patent specifications to accurately capture novelty and inventiveness while ensuring the broadest possible protection.

  • Prosecutes Thai and foreign patents in various technical fields such as biotechnology, pharmaceutical, automotive, electronics, and computer-related technology.

  • Provided opinions on infringement analysis and freedom-to-operate analysis.

  • Advised large multinational corporations across a range of industries on patent strategy.

  • Prosecutes design patent applications in multiple jurisdictions.

  • Oversaw trademark application, registration, and renewal processes for clients in various sectors.

  • Supervised food product registrations and opinions on product labeling.

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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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June 12, 2017

Top Distinction Awarded to Tilleke & Gibbins in Indonesia by IAM Patent 1000

Tilleke & Gibbins has again been recognized for the firm’s patent work in Indonesia by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners 2017, which...

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June 1, 2017

Tilleke & Gibbins Among Top Four Media Practices in Indonesia

Tilleke & Gibbins was ranked in Tier 2 for Indonesia in the 2017 edition of Media Law International (MLI), a specialist guide to the world’s leading firms for media law. With just one firm in...

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May 12, 2017

Tier 1 Rankings Awarded by ALB to Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP Practice in Indonesia

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Indonesia has been recognized by Asian Legal Business  with “Tier 1” rankings in “Patents” and “Trademarks/Copyright” for a second consecutive year. The...

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March 3, 2017

Managing IP Patent Survey 2017: Tilleke & Gibbins Recognized in Indonesia

Tilleke & Gibbins’ IP practice in Indonesia continues to maintain a strong position, and was recently recognized by Managing Intellectual Property (MIP)  in its Patent Survey 2017. The firm’...

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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 29, 2017

Indonesia’s Amended Trademark Law: Implications of the New Publication Process

Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Indonesia’s amended Trademark Law has been in force since November 25, 2016, and brings a number of substantive changes to the country’s trademark regime. Perhaps the most significant change relates...

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August 7, 2017

Indonesia: First-Ever Law on Customs Recordation and Seizures of IP-Infringing Goods Now Effective

Wongrat Ratanaprayul

Indonesia’s Government Regulation No. 20 of 2017 on Control of Import and Export of Goods Resulting from Intellectual Property Infringement became effective on August 2, 2017, and was issued to...

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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 1, 2017

Intellectual Property in Indonesia: Registration, Protection, Commercialization

The importance of intellectual assets can never be underestimated—they are the key to generating profits. Knowing your rights as they relate to such assets is therefore a vital step to ensuring that...

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