South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Taking Care of Intellectual Property Generated by Employees

In Thailand, ownership of IP created or invented by employees is addressed differently from one piece of IP legislation to the next. Managers need to understand these differences to see that the agreement properly addresses all related issues and complies with all relevant laws. As a company’s IP is generally created or invented by its employees, prudent employers should arrange for the necessary agreements to ensure that any such IP belongs to them. Overlooking this can lead to significant problems.

Full story by Piyawat Kayasit of Tilleke & Gibbins: