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

Poom Bhumichitr (Earth)

Senior Associate

In 2018, Poom left the Intellectual Property spheres, where he had begun his legal career four years earlier, to hone his skills in other areas of law. Since then, in his position as Associate in two leading law firms and during his experience heading in-house legal departments of private and public Thai companies, Poom has worked on a wide range on corporate and commercial matters, including large-scale M&As, for clients who have become household names in Thailand. In 2022, Poom returns to Intellectual Property as Senior Associate at WE IP, where he ensures that clients’ best interests – both in IP-related and non-IP dimensions – are best served simultaneously through integrated solutions.

  • Bachelor of Laws – Assumption University (2011)
  • Master of Laws in International Trade Law (Merit) – University of Sussex (2014)
  • Barrister-at-Law – Thai Bar Association (2017)

Languages: English (Fluent), Thai (Native)
Email: Poom.B@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