Represented a Fortune 500 company in a civil action against the Department of Intellectual Property to appeal an adverse decision rendered by the Board of Trademarks on the client’s trademark application.
MA, Chulalongkorn University
LLB, Thammasat University
Yuwadee Thean-ngarm is the director of Tilleke & Gibbins' office in Myanmar. After having served for a decade as an attorney-at-law and litigator in the intellectual property group within the firm’s Bangkok office, Yuwadee moved to Yangon in 2013. She advises clients on the full range of trademark, patent, and copyright issues under the existing legal framework in Myanmar. She advocates on her clients’ behalf in planning strategies for intellectual property protection in Myanmar, recording declarations of ownership before the Office of Registration of Deeds, and exploring other opportunities to help clients grow their business and protect their intellectual assets in this emerging jurisdiction. Yuwadee has also been actively involved in business development and serves as a client liaison for commercial clients.
Yuwadee is a registered patent agent and notarial services attorney in Thailand with significant experience appearing before the Trademark Registrar, the Board of Trademarks, and the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court. She is also a member of the Thai Bar Association and Lawyers Council of Thailand. She has completed the Development of Specialist in Trademark Registration course at the Thai Department of Intellectual Property, the Specialist Bar in IP #2 at the IP&IT Court, and the JPO/IPR Training Course for Advanced IP Protection Practitioners.