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BCCT Boardroom Briefing(Intellectual Property/EU Thai FTA issues)

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Date & Time: 28-Nov-2013 16:00  
Location: at BCCT office, 7th Floor, 208 Wireless Road
Member Cost: THB 0.00
Non-member Cost: THB 0.00
Details: ***This event is also supported by the European ASEAN Business Centre, AustCham, Franco-Thai and Italian-Thai chambers***

Topic: Current Developments in Intellectual Property Law and the Related EU Thai FTA Issues

Speaker: James Evans, Consultant at Tilleke & Gibbins

Date: Thursday 28th November

Time: 4.00 - 5.30 pm

Venue: BCCT office, 7th Floor, 208 Wireless Road (Ploenchit BTS Station exit 2)

Cost: Free of charge but all attending must book on-line. Refreshments will be provided.

About the speaker:

James Evans, a UK-qualified lawyer, is a consultant with the Tilleke & Gibbins intellectual property group. James handles infringement matters in relation to all types of IP, with particular expertise in patent litigation (e.g. in the pharmaceutical field, in which he has acted for large pharmaceutical companies in litigation against generics companies), trademark infringement/passing off, copyright infringement, and alternative dispute resolution. James also has experience in media-related matters, having advised several international broadcasting and media companies on such subjects as advertising, broadcasting, online marketplaces, and file-sharing.

James has carried out mediations both at the Department of Intellectual Property and at Thailand’s Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court on patent and copyright matters. He also acts for a wide range of international and local clients in IP enforcement, such as civil actions in court and enforcement work with Thailand’s police force and Customs. In addition, James has significant experience in trademark and patent portfolio management at both the national and international level. He has also handled IP matters in Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Cambodia.

James began his career in law in the UK, where he worked on reported patent and trademark infringement matters in the UK High Court and Court of Appeal. He qualified in the UK as a lawyer (Solicitor of England & Wales, 2002) and has been working on IP matters in Bangkok since 2004.

In 2010, James was recognized as one of the top 250 life sciences patent litigators worldwide by Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Life Sciences 250.