Intellectual Property

Tilleke & Gibbins is a one-stop center for all IP services, including registration and enforcement, commercialization, litigation, government relations, and regulatory affairs. Our high-caliber practice is internationally recognized in anticounterfeiting, IP litigation, strategic filing advice, and commercial IP work.

We help creators strategically position, protect, and profit from intellectual assets in diverse markets worldwide. Our success on our clients’ behalf has led to global recognition as a leading intellectual property practice by such surveys as Asialaw Profiles, Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Managing Intellectual Property, Practical Law Co., World Trademark Review, Asia IP, Asian Legal Business, and others. 

We are versatile practitioners—well-educated in the overlapping fields of science, technology, and the law by top universities and real-world practice in one of the toughest IP regions in the world. In Bangkok, our IP group consists of 48 lawyers, including 7 litigators; 9 patent agents with backgrounds in chemistry, biology, computer science, food science, materials science, or physics; 10 trademark executives; 60 support personnel, including a government/police liaison and a private investigator; and 24 technical specialists in various scientific fields, on an as-needed basis. The Vietnam IP team consists of 15 members, including veteran IP practitioners and patent agents.

We are educators—our IP attorneys provide free lectures and tours of our Museum of Counterfeit Goods to students of all ages, clients, diplomats, intellectual property practitioners, Thai and foreign police, Interpol officers, judges, government officials, and business executives. The museum’s collection is composed of more than 3,500 products in 14 broad categories of goods, many of which were used as evidence in court or seized in raids overseen by our firm. By viewing counterfeit goods alongside their genuine counterparts, museum visitors gain a new perspective on the extent and consequences of the counterfeiting of legitimate goods.

To learn more about our IP services and our achievements on behalf of our clients, please continue reading about our IP Registration and Enforcement, IP Commercialization, and IP Litigation practices.

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November 19, 2020

Alan Adcock Quoted in INTA Article on Cannabis Legalization

Alan Adcock

Alan Adcock, partner and deputy director of Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice,...

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November 18, 2020

Michelle Ray-Jones Discusses IP Commercialization in SME-Focused Article from INTA

Michelle Ray-Jones

Michelle Ray-Jones, a consultant in Tilleke & Gibbins’ intellectual property practice, was quoted in a recent...

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November 13, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Named Thailand Firm of the Year in Who’s Who Legal Awards 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins has been named Thailand Firm of the Year at the Who’s Who Legal Awards 2020, held on November 12, 2020. Notably, this award marks the fifth consecutive...

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November 10, 2020

Tiziana Sucharitkul Speaks at IBA 2020

Tiziana Sucharitkul

On November 19, 2020, Tiziana Sucharitkul, co-managing partner at Tilleke & Gibbins and director of the firm's regional disputes resolution practice, will join a panel of managing partners...

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November 6, 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins Nominated for Three Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020

Tilleke & Gibbins has been nominated in three firm-wide categories in the Women in Business Law Awards Asia-Pacific 2020. The awards, which are organized each year by Euromoney to recognize...

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July 17, 2020

Practical Law: Patent Litigation in Thailand 2020

Siraprapha Claassen, Piyawat Kayasit, Nandana Indananda

Practical Law has published an updated online version of Patent Litigation in Thailand: Overview,  a Q&A-style guide that provides detailed overviews of courtroom and litigation...

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July 10, 2020

Interim IP Provisions Introduced Under EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement

Linh Thi Mai Nguyen, Hien Thi Thu Vu

The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) was ratified by Vietnam’s National Assembly on June 8, 2020, under Resolution No. 102/2020/QH14 (Resolution 102), and will take effect on August 1, 2020...

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July 9, 2020

Regional Guide to Franchising Law in Mainland Southeast Asia

The popularity of the franchise business model has been growing rapidly in mainland Southeast Asia in recent years, with some of the world’s top brands becoming common sights...

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July 7, 2020

International Trademark Registration under the Madrid System in Thailand: Practical Points for Brand Owners

Darani Vachanavuttivong, Waralee Sripawadkul

As of 22 June 2020, Thailand has received 20,368 Madrid applications and, if considering only the years 2018 and 2019, almost 60% of foreign marks filed in Thailand utilised...

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July 3, 2020

Myanmar’s Trademark Law Journey Continues

Sher Hann Chua

Almost a year and a half after Myanmar enacted the Trademark Law 2019 on January 30, 2019, the same question still lingers in the minds of many brand owners and attorneys: “When will the Trademark...

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