Ananda IP

Thailand

Analysis

Overview

IP boutique Ananda IP was founded in 2011 and houses 17 IP lawyers, including five qualified patent agents and three litigators. The firm is reputed for its leading role in the ‘Nitto Denko v Hutchison’ case, one of Thailand’s largest patent litigations ever. The firm helped French conglomerate L’Oreal conduct the country’s largest anti-counterfeit raid of 2019, seizing 700 thousand fake items. Managing partner Franck Fougere is the key contact and he helms a team that includes partners Danai Triamchanchuchai, Alexandre Dupont and Nuttakorn Sorakun.

Client feedback

“We look for the leaders in this field in each jurisdiction. Counsel who are strategic and quick to provide solutions to the problems our clients face in each jurisdiction. This firm, with its work ethic and jurisprudence, is outstanding. Their reputation in the industry is strong. It provides us with strong legal advice, prompt and cost-effective measures. These are the key ingredients we look for. ” – Intellectual property

“Appreciate its responsiveness, effectiveness and reasonable charges.” – Intellectual property

Franck Fougere

“He is skilful and strategic in advice and litigation.”

“Franck is accessible, and is effective at his job with good communication skills.”

Intellectual property
Work highlights

Advising Tymphany Acoustic Technology Huizhou on strategies to retrieve back its brand from two domestic trademark squatters. The team additionally assisted the client in filing over 20 trademark applications in Thailand to extend protection on its rights.

Acted for Drury Precision Engineering on its investigation of infringing motorbike parts bearing the client’s trademark both offline and online. The team successfully helped to remove infringing contents from Facebook and Lazada.

Represented the Landmark Group in filing administrative and judicial reviews for its trademark ‘Splash’ application in Thailand.

Working closely with Korean associate firms to file over 100 trademark applications in Thailand, including those for YG Entertainment, SM Entertainment, Blackpink and Kakao.

Key clients

Amgen, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Honda, Kubota, Mega Life Sciences, Sandoz, Suzuki