Intellectual property protection in Thailand

Intellectual Property in Thailand

1. Thailand general info

Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Mainland Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Myanmar and Laos, to the east by Laos and Cambodia, to the south by the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia, and to the west by the Andaman Sea and the southern extremity of Myanmar. Its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the south-east, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the south-west.

International Country Code:  TH

Time zone:   ICT (UTC+7)                              

Currency:    Thai Bath (THB)

Brief information about Patent registration in Thailand (non-PCT)

Brief information about Patent registration in Thailand (PCT national phase)

Brief information about Trademark registration in Thailand

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Thailand

2. IP Legal Base in Thailand

Patent Act
Trademark Act
Copyright Act
Protection of Geographical Indications Act
Protection of Layout-Designs of Integrated Circuits Act

3. International organizations/agreements

Patent Cooperation Treaty
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

4. Patent Office Contact Details

Department of Intellectual Property
563 Nonthaburi 1Rd.
Bangkrasor
Muang Nonthaburi 11000
Phone: (66 2) 547 46 21
Fax: (66 2) 547 46 51
Email: nuntawans@moc.go.th
www.ipthailand.go.th

5. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Thailand are available in the fee calculator.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Domnern Somgiat & Boonma on 25/04/2017
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Thai IP Laws.

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