Dr Akkharawit Kanjana-Opas
Patent Specialist

Akkharawit is a patent specialist working in our Bangkok office. He has extensive experience in the field of marine biotechnology.

Akkharawit is a patent agent with both industry and academic experience. Before joining Rouse in 2008, he was Assistant Professor in Marine Biotechnology at the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand.

Professional qualifications

  • BSc (Hons Agro-Industry), Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Thailand

  • MSc (Biotechnology), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

  • PhD (Oceanography, with emphasis on Marine Natural Products Chemistry), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, USA

  • Patent Agent Training Course, Department of Intellectual Property, Thailand

  • South East Asian Drafting (SEAD) Training Course, European Patent Office and International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)


  • Thai Society for Biotechnology (Life Member)

Personal interests

  • Gardening, travelling, movies, ceramics and pottery