Global Intellectual Property Center

Thailand

Thailand

Primary Sources

  • Agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Area (March 12, 2010)
  • ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement (May 17, 2010)
  • Competition Act, B.E. 2542 (1999) (1999)
  • Consumer Protection Act, B.E. 2522 (1979) (1979)
  • Copyright Act (No. 2) B.E. 2558 (2015) (2015)
  • Copyright Act (No. 3) B.E. 2558 (2015) (2015)
  • Copyright Act B.E. 2537 (1994) (1995)
  • Customs Act B.E. 2469 (1926)(consolidated as of 2005) (2005)
  • Customs Act No.21, December 4, 2015
  • Export and Import of Goods Act, B.E. 2522 (1979) (1979)
  • Industrial Products Standards Act, B.E. 2511 (1968) (1968)
  • Ministerial Regulation on the Application for Patent Protection to Implement the Patent Treaty Cooperation B.E. 2552 (2009) (2009)
  • Ministry of Commerce Notification: Prohibited goods through the kingdom, 2015
  • Optical Disc Production Act B.E. 2548 (2005) (2005)
  • Patent Act B.E. 2522 (1979) (1999)
  • Protection and Promotion of Traditional Thai Medecinal Intelligence Act, B.E. 2542 (1999) (1999)
  • Protection of Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits Act B.E. 2543 (2000) (2000)
  • Tobacco Products Control Act (2016 – proposed)
  • Trade Secrets Act (No. 2) B.E. 2558 (2015) (2015)
  • Trade Secrets Act B.E. 2545 (2002) (2002)
  • Trademark Act B.E. 2534 (1991) (consolidated as of 2000) (2000)
  • Trademarks (No. 3) Act B.E. 2559 (2016)

Secondary Sources

  • Adcock, A. (2015), “Regulatory Impingement of Intellectual Property Rights in Thailand, Thai-American Business, Vol.1/2015
  • AIPLA (2016), “AIPLA Comments on Summary of Proposed Amendments to the Thai Patent Act”, 3/30/2016
  • AIPPI eNews (2015), “Major Amendments of Copyright Act and Trade Secret Act in Thailand”, February 2015
  • Ariyanuntaka, V. (2010), Intellectual Property and International Trade Court: A New Dimension for IP Rights Enforcement in Thailand
  • Asia IP (2012), “Technology Licensing in Thailand”, 2012
  • Baker&McKenzie (2016), “Seizure of IP Infringing Goods in Transit”, September 2016
  • Bangkok Post (2015), “IT law update, part 2: Amending the Computer Crimes Act gives cause for concern”, 1/30/2015
  • Bangkok Post (2016), “Department draws up IP roadmap, targets red zones”, 8/1/2016
  • Bangkok Post (2016), “Pharmaceutical patents and the future of objection proceedings in Thailand”, 5/10/2016
  • Bloomberg BNA (2016), “Replacing Thailand’s System to Record Well-Known Marks”, June 2016
  • CNN (2015), “The secret lives of Thailand’s counterfeiters”, 6/15/2015
  • CNN (2016), “The secret lives of Thailand’s counterfeiters”, 3/15/2016
  • Deloitte (2016), “International tax: Thailand, Highlights 2016”
  • Government of Thailand (2015), “The Tobacco Products Control Act”
  • Grill IP (2016), “”In Shipments and Courts: Thailand Takes Steps to Improve International Property Protection””, 10/2016
  • Indananda, N., Taweepon, S. & Chira-Aphakul H. (2015), “Thailand”, Copyright Litigation, 2nd edition
  • IP Komodo (2015), “Digital ISP liability in Thailand”, 4/8/2015
  • IP Komodo (2015), “Gilead under attack from Thai health activists”, 5/26/2015
  • IP Pro The Internet (2015), “Online plagiarism stamped out in Thailand”, 7/28/2015
  • Jitmongkolthong, S. & Julagasigorn, P. (2016), “Recognition of well-known marks” Managing IP, March 2016
  • Jitmongkolthong, S. & Mokkhavesa, W. (2015), “”Thailand’s New Customs Department Software Program””, Informed Counsel – Tilleke & Gibbons, Vol.6, No.2, May 2015
  • Khattiwiriyaphinyo, K. (2014), “Thailand Suspends Recordation of Well-Known Marks”, Tilleke & Gibbons, May 2014
  • Law Plus (2016), “”NEW BILL ON TOBACCO PRODUCTS CONTROL IN THAILAND””
  • Lex Mundi (2015), “Guide to Doing Business in Thailand”
  • Lexology (2015), “”Thailand’s increasingly stringent regulatory controls on the packaging and labeling of alcoholic beverages””, 8/28/2015
  • Lexology (2016), “Thailand’s DIP Revives Proposed Amendments to the Patent Act”, 2/26/2016
  • Library of Congress Global Legal Monitor (2015), “Thailand: Proposed Law to Place Restrictions on Tobacco Sales”, 5/28/2015
  • Malcolm, J. (2015), “Intermediary Liability in Thailand Done Right and Done Wrong”, Electronic Frontier Foundation, 4/3/2015
  • Managing IP (2015), “Ten key changes to the Copyright Act”, May 2015
  • Managing IP (2015), “Thailand: Recent changes in Customs Laws and procedures, 7/15/2016
  • Mazars (2016), “Amendments to the Trademark Act”< 6/3/2016
  • Ministry of Commerce Notification 2/9/2015
  • News Plus Online (2015), “DIP develop drug search patent applications”, 5/22/2015
  • Phuket Gazette (2015), “Intermediary Liability in Thailand Done Right and Done Wrong”, 7/28/2015
  • Ratanaprayul, W. (2015), “Thailand’s Progress Toward Joining the Hague Agreement”, Informed Counsel – Tilleke & Gibbons, Vol.6, No.2, May 2015
  • Reuters (2014), “Bigger health warnings for Thai cigarette packs”, 6/27/2014
  • South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk (2016), “IP Factshet: Thailand”
  • Spruson & Ferguson (2016), Thailand Update: Trademark Amendment Act brings changes for trademark law”, 6/16/2016
  • Taweepon, S. & Artese, E. (2016), “Removing Infringing Content on ISPs Hosted in Thailand and the European Union”, Tilleke & Gibbons, July 2016
  • Thai PBS English News (2015), “Cabinet endorses new cigarette control bill”, 5/26/2015
  • Thai Rath (2015), “”Consulate General of the Department of Defense Luis Aran destroy pirated goods worth more than 50 million.””, 7/2015
  • Thai Visa News, “Thais warned to beware of new Copyright Act”, 7/30/2015
  • Thairath (2015), “Loading ramp, it is! Speeding behavior netizens Thailand No copyright infringement”, 3/4/2015
  • The Nation (2016), “Thailand faces tough fight on plain packaging”, 8/16/2016
  • Tunsarawuth, S. (2015), “Thailand Toughens Copyright Law To Deal With Internet Providers Unlawful Movie Recording In Theaters”, 4/1/2015
  • Vachanavuttivong, D. (2016), “E-News No.47”, Tilleke & Gibbons
  • World Trademark Review (2015), “”Supreme Court recognises DOLCE & GABBANA and D&G as well-known marks””, 7/15/2014
  • Tilleke & Gibbons (2016), “Trademark License Agreements in Thailand: Choice-of-Law Clauses and Registration Requirements”, 6/3/2016