Our People

Saowaluck Lamlert (APPLE)

Managing Partner

Saowaluck’s stint in Intellectual Property law spans two decades. After co-heading the IP Practice Group of a high-profile, well-respected Thai law firm, Saowaluck went on to oversee the Thailand operations of a multinational IP firm, managing several key client accounts in both positions. Her profound understanding of the Thai legal system and practice is only equalled by her steadfastness where clients’ business needs are concerned. A registered Thai Patent Attorney and a registered Thai Notary Public fluent in both English and Thai, Saowaluck has twenty years of experience in handling and managing a broad range of IP matters, from trademark prosecution to patent enforcement, for clients in all shapes and sizes. It is with good reasons that the international press calls her a “versatile IP maven”.

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native)
Email: Saowaluck.L@weintellectual.com

Tatchaporn Natprasertkul (Tatcha)

Partner

One of the rare species who began her legal career with a determination to specialise in IP – in all national and international dimensions of IP – Tatchaporn has worked in Thai and international firms, handling matters for clients from all over the world. She is highly experienced in all stages of trademark protection from providing pre-filing advice through to appeals, oppositions, cancellations, licensing agreements and enforcement, which led several major clients to entrust her with the management of their local and global trademark portfolios. Equally capable in terms of patent and design enforcement and copyright protection, Tatchaporn, as a qualified barrister, is no stranger to court actions.

  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Thammasat University (2007)
  • Barrister-at-Law – Thai Bar Association (2008)
  • Master of Laws in Intellectual Property (Merit) – University of Edinburgh (2011)
  • Master of Laws in International Commercial Law – University College London (2012)
  • Thai Notary Public – Lawyers Council of Thailand (2017)

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native)
Email: Tatchaporn.N@weintellectual.com

Dhanasun Chumchuay (New)

Senior Associate / Relationship Specialist

Dhanasun advises local and international clients on trademark and other IP matters in Thailand, Southeast Asia and far beyond. With a multicultural background and all- rounded interests, he helps clients make business decisions involving their IP portfolios with precision, completeness and a little shot of flair. From his past roles as an associate in Thai and multinational firms, Dhanasun also continues to work on specialised areas of IP law, which includes advising clients on GI protection in Southeast Asia and helping them to prepare for the newly-enacted Myanmar Trademark Law.

  • Certificat Supérieur de Droit Français et Européen – Université Panthéon-Assas (2009)
  • Bachelor of Laws in Law with French Law (Honours) – University College London (2010)

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native), French (Professional)
Email: Dhanasun.C@weintellectual.com

Thanadetch Aungkanawin (Matt)

Associate

A perfectionist millennial with commanding knowledge of the Thai IP system, Thanadetch’s advice to clients is always delivered with precision and a distinctive sensitivity to each client’s contemporary business needs. From his past roles in a highly notable Thai IP firm, Thanadetch has become well-seasoned in all areas of Thai trademark protection including searches, filings, assignments, renewals, oppositions, cancellations and appeals, with an added focus on copyright protection. In his current role, Thanadetch handles all stages of trademark protection in Thailand and beyond – for clients in all shapes and sizes.

  • Bachelor of Laws – Ramkhamhaeng University (2014)
  • Master of Laws in International Business – Case Western Reserve University School of Law (2017)

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native)
Email: Thanadetch.A@weintellectual.com

Patcharin Klongphajonkit (Por)

Executive Coordinator

Patcharin handles client enquiries and coordinates client communications for large-scale portfolios. Having served for severals years as IP Coordinator in Thai and multinational firms, Patcharin plays her pivotal role in our team with effectiveness, sensitivity to clients’ needs and attention to detail. Patcharin has acquired a vast practical knowledge of trademark protection in Thailand and beyond, which means she has an arsenal of weaponry to spearhead the preparative, investigative and research functions of our team.

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native)
Email: Patcharin.K@weintellectual.com

Rattiyakorn Bilchai (Jey)

Billing Manager

From almost a decade long of her experience handling client billings as part of our team, Rattiyakorn is well acquainted with all nuances of our clients’ and colleagues’ billing/accounting needs. You can always expect efficiency, accuracy and flexibility in all aspects of our financial practice with Rattiyakorn on our team.

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native)
Email: Rattiyakorn.B@weintellectual.com

Phakkawat Ounbumrung (Tah)

Paralegal

Having personally attended to all our team’s IP filings in Thailand over the past years, Phakkawat has become a familiar face to all levels of officers at the Thai Department of Intellectual Property (DIP). His commanding knowledge of the Thai IP formalities is obviously an invaluable resource.

Languages: English (Professional), Thai (Native)
Email: Phakkawat.O@weintellectual.com