Yes under copyright law in Thailand there are certain protections afforded to you even if you are a foreigner. A copyright attorney can help you to first file a copyright in the kingdom if you want to protect your intellectual property from people that would use it without your express permission. A copyright attorney can also help you come to a dispute resolution if someone has infringed on your copyright under the law. Infringing on a copyright in Thailand is a serious offense that carries hefty finds and often jail time.
The Department of Intellectual Property (DIP) is a government agency in Thailand responsible for the administration and management of intellectual property (IP) matters. In order to file for a copyright you will likely want to retain the services of a copyright attorney as the process can be confusing, especially if you are a foreigner and don’t read or write in Thai.
Typically a copyright attorney will work within a firm that also covers trademark law patents. So in most cases a copyright attorney will be adept in all of these areas. Trademark infringement is taken quite seriously in the Kingdom of Thailand and the protection of IP or intellectual property and other works is paramount in our country.
Yes, our intellectual property and copyright attorney team can also help with issues regarding patent infringement. Your patented works have protections in the Kingdom of Thailand and our law firm will make sure that anyone who infringes on your patent will face the consequences under patent infringement law. We are experts in dispute resolution, often patents being infringed upon are the result of confidential information that has been leaked, and we have the knowledge to make sure you get what you deserve in a settlement.
The Thai Trademark Act governs the registration and protection of trademarks in Thailand. The Act provides for the registration of trademarks with the Department of Intellectual Property and outlines the criteria for trademark registration. Typically one would obtain the services of a law firm with a history of defending intellectual property rights rights in Thailand to aid in filing the paperwork properly. Intellectual property lawyers will be familiar with the process and make sure that you trademark is filed properly.
At Vize Counselor we have highly experienced copyright attorney, trademark law and patent law departments who are experts in defending intellectual property rights. If you want to file for a trademark, a copyright or a patent, we can schedule a free consultation. We understand that you IP will often mean we will be discussing confidential information and anything spoken about during your consultation with our trademark or copyright attorney will be kept in strict confidence – even if you do not choose our firm.
When speaking with a copyright attorney in regards to obtaining the copyright of intellectual property that you want to protect, you need to make sure that you absolutely certain that you are in the final phase. You don’t want to waste money going back and forth on designs or logos, you need to be sure of the material you want to copyright. changing or amending a copyright is another process that your copyright attorney will have to charge you for. So make you are one hundred percent sure of the IP you want to copyright before you start the process.