Author Archives: WE IP

WE IP Announcement: Mr. Dhanasun Chumchuay Takes New Position

WE IP is delighted to announce promotion of Mr. Dhanasun Chumchuay to the position of Consultant / Relationship Specialist, effective from 1 April 2022. He will be handling legal matters as before, but with a responsibility more focused on providing strategic advice to clients. Over recent years, our clients’ needs for IP legal advice are […]

THAILAND’S COURT “GOES PRO”

GoPro_WEIP

GoPro, Inc. really needs no introduction: the California-based company’s action cameras under their “GOPRO” brand has topped all major tech rankings. But, curiously, despite the brand’s global success, the company has been unsuccessful in registering its house mark, “GOPRO”, in Thailand – until a court has now decided the mark is registrable. WE IP has […]

WE IP’s Managing Partner, Saowaluck (Apple) Lamlert, Recognized for the 2nd Year in WTR 1000’s 2022 Edition

Saowaluck (Apple) of WE IP was first listed as a Recommended Expert in WTR 1000 publications in February 2021 – merely 2 months from when WE IP began life as a law firm. Under her leadership, WE IP team members have been able to use their highly diverse strengths to serve clients innovatively without compromising […]

Three Ages of Incertitude – Thailand’s Struggles to Protect Translation Rights for Foreign Literary Works

Translation Rights for Foreign Literary Works

EPISODE 2 The Second Age (1978 – 1994): A Spider Caught in Its Own Web In 1978, the Copyright Act B.E. 2521 (A.D. 1978) came into force, with the following provision: Section 42: Works protected by copyright under the laws of a country which is party to a convention on protection of copyright to which […]

Saowaluck Lamlert (APPLE) Recognized in WTR1000’s 2021 Edition

Saowaluck Lamlert (APPLE)

WE IP Press Release February 2021 We are pleased to share that, only three months after we began operations, WE IP’s name receives its first mention in WTR1000’s 2021 rankings for Thailand, where Saowaluck Lamlert (APPLE), our Managing Partner, is listed as a recommended expert for trademark prosecution and strategy services in Thailand along with […]

Three Ages of Incertitude – Thailand’s Struggles to Protect Translation Rights for Foreign Literary Works

Translation Rights for Foreign Literary Works

EPISODE 1 The First Age (1931 – 1978): Quietly Opening the Floodgates Thailand acceded to the Berne Convention in 1931 – the 36th country to have done so in history. In the same year, the first international-style Copyright Law was enacted. Nine decades on, that first incarnation of the Berne principles has undergone immense transformations, […]

WE IP Open House 2021

WE IP

So that we could thank our clients, friends, and families for their support in person, WE IP organized an all-day Open House at our brand-new office last Friday 5 February 2021. Guests were welcomed in rounds to prevent overcrowding. Temperatures were taken, and “Face masks with everything” was the dress code. International snack selections served…under […]