Region: Thailand

Thailand issues new rules on customs recordation and seizure of counterfeit goods

Under the new system, trademark and copyright owners will be able to record their IP information with the Customs Department directly.

21 September 2022

Destruction ceremony held in Thailand; Amazon files joint lawsuit; fake Microsoft software warning – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the Iraq IP office updating its trademark licensing requirements, Vans winning punitive damages in a Chinese OLD SKOOL suit, and much more.

30 August 2022

First judgment to test e-commerce platform liability for IP infringement in Thailand

The IP & IT Court has issued a landmark judgment finding that Alibaba was not liable for a third party’s alleged IP infringement on its platforms.

09 August 2022

Thailand lowers market value threshold for DSI to investigate IP infringements

More IP owners will be able to benefit from the support of the Department of Special Investigation when taking action against infringers in Thailand.

05 July 2022

Board of Trademarks limits parties entitled to request non-use cancellation

Obtaining the cancellation of a trademark on the ground of non-use might become even more challenging in Thailand if the Board of Trademarks’ approach is relied on in future non-use cancellation proceedings.

10 June 2022

New trademark examination guidelines recognise distinctiveness of marks consisting of letters and numerals

The alignment of the examination guidelines with decisions of the Supreme Court is a positive and encouraging development for brand owners.

29 March 2022

New Thai Copyright Act passed; GSK Consumer Healthcare reveals rebrand; WIPO adjusts Madrid fees – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at INTA announcing a new chief representative officer for Europe, Apple being ranked the most ‘relevant’ US brand, and much more.

25 February 2022

Good news for brand owners as DIP updates expedited trademark procedures

Changes to the existing ‘Renewal Fast-Track’ programme and ‘First Action Fast-Track’ programme, as well as a new notification on expedited trademark examination, will be welcomed by trademark owners and practitioners.

19 January 2022

E-commerce platforms team up with brand owners and government to fight online counterfeiting in Thailand

Recent efforts in Thailand provide a prime example of how stakeholders can work together to combat the growing threat of counterfeits online.

12 January 2022

A tasty “no” to Champagne bars

Two recent decisions of the Thai registrar of trademarks represent a major win for the Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne and GI owners in general.

15 December 2021

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