ILAWASIA is recognized firm in tier 2 of Asia IP Patent Survey 2022 (Patent Contentious)

We are honored to announce that ILAWASIA has received Tier 2 recognition on the Patent Contentious, conducted by Asia IP Patent Survey of 2022, based on feedback and research received from corporate counsel, IP owners, brand portfolio managers in the global and regional IP community.

ILAWASIA has previously been awarded by AsiaIP in the Copyright Survey Rankings in 2022.

Asia-Pacific Trademark Rankings 2022 announced

ILAWASIA is ranked on the comprehensive list of the 10 most well-respected law firms from the Asia Pacific Region as "Top 10 Trademark Firms in Thailand" by the Trademark Lawyer, researched by CTC Legal Media, published in Trademark Lawyer Magazine, issue 3 (2022), page 30.

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ILAW LAOS CO., LTD. recently received a certificate in order to honor the firm’s sponsorship of World IP Day 2022.

ILAW LAOS CO., LTD. recently received a certificate in order to honor the firm’s sponsorship of World IP Day 2022.

On 26 April 2022, Miss Viphavanh Syharath, our associate attended on behalf of the firm for World IP Day 2022 event held by The Intellectual Property Department of Laos at National University of Laos.

ILAW LAOS CO., LTD provides quality legal advice and full service of intellectual property area, we assist our client to identify their trademark and working keenly in order to ensure that our client receive the legal protection.

We are proficient in legal advice and transactional assistance, commercial and legal issues, as well as timely coordination, suitable for any business transactions.

Moreover, our practiced lawyers are well acquainted with technical and stylistic features of legal terms and vocabulary, suitable for the translation service for legal documents.

ILAW MYANMAR CO., LTD: The Member of Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM)

ILAW MYANMAR CO., LTD., currently joined the membership of the Thai Business Association of Myanmar (TBAM), one of the communities to strengthen relationships between Thai and Myanmar investors and entrepreneurs established in 1997.

ILAW Myanmar Company Limited is an international law firm in Yangon since 2018. With strength in Myanmar law practices, the company is affiliating with ILAWASIA of Thailand, ILAW (Laos), and I.L Asia (Cambodia). And because of these alliances, we are integrating into a regional network throughout Southeast Asia. The firm has been recognized as one of the outstanding legal providers with exceptional performances and strong professionality in various legal services, not only in the litigation field but also in the corporate and intellectual property area.

Our IP Service in Myanmar has been certified by the Intellectual Property Department of Myanmar

ILAW MYANMAR CO., LTD. provides legal advices and professional services in Intellectual Property Area by Ms. Htar Su May who is recognized as an accredited representative of Intellectual Property by The Ministry of Commerce of Myanmar.

ILAWASIA Co.,Ltd. (Thailand office) is ranked in various tiers in the Asian Legal Business (ALB) for IP Rankings in 2022

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic shook up the world, the IP landscape in Thailand remained buoyant, this rankings were reflected our IP work, which went above and beyond when it came to servicing clients in difficult times.

Asian Legal Business (ALB) has ranked ILAWASIA in tier 2 for Copyright and Trademarks; and tier 3 for Patent, for Asia IP Rankings 2022. The announcement has been notified at this link:

ILAWASIA Ranked in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022

The 2022 edition of Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific has ranked ILAWASIA Co., Ltd. in tier 4 of Commercial and Transactions category; and recognized as Recommended Firm.

By recently concluded the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific research and finalised its rankings, it was noted in their analysis that: “The law firm is dedicated, careful and spends ample time on a case.”

A notable analysis stated that: "The firm argued for a domestic insurance company in a breach of reinsurance policy case. A construction company has instructed Somphob Rodboon and his team to assist in its criminal defence against computer-related offences. On the international arbitration front, the firm is helping an American food company enforce its award under rules of the ICC."

The firm, led by Somphob Rodboon, Managing Partner and head of Litigation Team, who was also complimented that: “He is quick to respond, dedicated and careful with his work.”

We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all our valued clients, and business partners. They have entrusted us with challenging situation; and it has been our privilege acting for them. These recognitions reflect our legal expertise, quality of work, and commitment to our clients.

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ILAWASIA Provides Cambodia Jurisdictional Insights to the Guide on the Treatment of Insolvent Micro and Small Enterprises in Asia

On May 10, 2022, the Asian Business Law Institute and the International Insolvency Institute jointly released the Guide on the Treatment of Insolvent Micro and Small Enterprises in Asia ("Guide") as part of their Asian Principles of Business Restructuring Project.

The Guide identifies five key principles for more immediate adoption by jurisdictions as building blocks of a well-functioning micro and small enterprise insolvency framework, and six aspirational principles that should ideally be considered and adopted by jurisdictions over the longer term to provide micro and small enterprises with a more comprehensive legal and institutional environment to deal with financial distress. This tiered approach, unique among all current literature, is designed by considering the extreme diversity of institutional development of Asian jurisdictions and with the hope of assisting policymakers better digest the recommendations made in this Guide.

The Guide was produced with input from experts from Asia-pacific jurisdictions including Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as those from Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, United Kingdom and United States. International organisations like INSOL International, the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law and the World Bank were also involved in consultation.

Our partner Vicheka Lay provided input from the Cambodia perspective for the Guide.

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ILAWASIA Co.,Ltd. (Thailand office) is ranked in various tiers in the Asia IP Profiles 2021.

ILAWASIA Co.,Ltd. (Thailand office) is ranked in various tiers in the Asia IP Profiles 2021.

Tier 2: Copyright
Tier 2: Trademark Prosecution
Tier 3: Trademark Contentious
Tier 3: Patent Prosecution
Tier 3: Patent Contentious

Based on feedback and recommendations received from corporate counsel, IP owners, brand portfolio managers from around the region and around the world.

"Founder and managing partner Somphob Rodboon is engaging, thorough and creative in his search for solutions, whether the problem lies in IP, corporate and commercial or other aspects of business law. The firm has branch offices in Vientiane, Phnom Penh and Yangon," AsiaIP complimented.

All through the years, ILAWASIA usually worked with our clients to establish best practices for protecting your intellectual property portfolio. ILAWASIA team of legal professionals and administrative support team will manage every aspect of IP matters, with client service centers in Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, and across CLMV countries. We offer our liability to protect your IP rights, so you can be sure your IP rights are safe.


Somphob Rodboon has been ranked as the Recommended Individual for the Enforcement and Litigation area in Thailand.

WTR 1000 - the World's Leading Trademark Professionals - a unique guide that identifies the top trademark professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe.

For the year 2022, Somphob Rodboon, Managing Partner of ILAWASIA, has been appointed as the Recommended Individual for the Enforcement and Litigation area in Thailand.

"Somphob Rodboon applies exceptional rigour in protecting his patrons' intellectual property in Thailand and, through his firm's affiliates, across South East Asia. His strategies for successful trademark registration are tried and tested," WTR complimented.

The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise.