Manoon Changchumni
Principal and Thailand Country Manager

Manoon is a Principal and Thailand Country Manager who is responsible for IP contentious matters and litigation.

Manoon is a qualified Thai Patent Agent and Attorney at Law with over eighteen years' intellectual property (IP) experience in Thailand.

Manoon has advised on trade mark, patent and design disputes, supervised the management of patent and design portfolios, and lectured on patents at universities and government institutions. 

He handles a wide range of matters relating to IP law, including patent and trade mark registration, oppositions, appeals, cancellations, preparation and recordation of licence agreements, and advising in relation to acquisitions and compulsory licensing issues and negotiating in relation to conflicts. He also has solid experience in anti-counterfeit cases, including conducting raid actions. He represents numerous clients in the consumer products business, as well as clients in the food and beverage, cosmetics, electronics, automobile, and entertainment industries.

Professional qualifications

  • LLB, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand

  • Summer IP Program, IP Summer Institute, United States of America

  • Advanced IP Licensing Programme, Advanced Licensing Institute of Franklin Pierce Law Center, United States of America

  • IP Rights Training Course, Association for Overseas Technical Scholarship and Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation (JIII), Japan

  • Notarial Services Training Course, Lawyers Council of Thailand, Thailand

Professional memberships

  • International Trademark Association

  • Intellectual Property Association of Thailand

Personal interests

  • Travel, sports and F1