LES THAILAND ORGANIZATION

Co-Founding Committee

Co-Founding Committee

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Dr. Wilaiporn Chetanachan

President of LES Thailand

 

Director
Corporate Technology Office
Siam Cement Group

 

  • Board member of National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office, National Nanotechnology Center, Center of Excellence on Medical Biotechnology, Cross Cutting Technology Program, NSTDA, PETROMAT
  • Sub-committee and Head of secretary in Public-Private Steering Committee – Innovation and Productivity
  • Advisor to National Reform Steering Assembly –Science Technology Research and Innovation
  • Chairman of the standing committee of Giga Impact Initiative project- Innovative Packaging for Fresh Produce Industry, NSTDA, and a member of several organizations

Mrs. Darani Vachanavuttivong

Vice President Secretary and Registrar of LES Thailand

 

Co-Managing Partner and Managing Director
Intellectual Property
Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd.

 

  • Darani Vachanavuttivong is a formidable enforcer of intellectual property rights (IPR), including trademarks, copyrights, and patents. Regarded as “a brilliant, hands-on lawyer who works extremely hard for her clients” (WTR 1000), Darani is currently recognized as a top IP practitioner by such publications as Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2003-2016), The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2003-2016), and Chambers Asia-Pacific (2008-2016). She was named as one of the most accomplished female IP practitioners in the world by Managing Intellectual Property magazine, which included Darani in its list of the “Top 250 Women in IP” in 2016.

Mrs. Suwipa Wanasathop

Committee and Head Of Function of LES Thailand

 

Vice President
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
and Deputy Executive Director of NSTDA’s Technology Management Center

 

  • Suwipa Wanasathop has spent her career helping Thai software and hi-tech companies launch, grow, and expand internationally, as well as creating a start-up culture in Thailand. She possesses an extensive experience in research- industry linkages, alliances development, and technology commercialization. She was the Director of Software Park Thailand and the first President of the Asia-Oceania Software Park Alliance. Currently, she serves as the Honorary President of the Thai Business Incubators and Science Park Association (Thai BISPA), Advisor for the Association of the Thai ICT Industry and the Tourism Technology Association.

Dr. Tanit Changthavorn

Committee and Treasurer of LES Thailand

 

Executive Director
Institute for Technology and Innovation Management
Mahidol University

 

  • Associate Judge, Thailand’s Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court
  • Adjunct Research Fellow with the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, University of London, England
  • Visiting lecturer on “Intellectual Property Protection” at Thailand’s Police Cadet Academy, Thailand’s Kasetsart University, Institute of Legal Education Thai Bar Association and Thailand’s King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology
  • Thailand’s Working Committee on Policy on Negotiation Regarding Industrial Property under WTO
  • Working Committee on Cooperation between Department of Agriculture and Cornell University
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Dr. Wilaiporn Chetanachan

President of LES Thailand

 

Director
Corporate Technology Office
Siam Cement Group

 

  • Board member of National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Office, National Nanotechnology Center, Center of Excellence on Medical Biotechnology, Cross Cutting Technology Program, NSTDA, PETROMAT
  • Sub-committee and Head of secretary in Public-Private Steering Committee – Innovation and Productivity
  • Advisor to National Reform Steering Assembly –Science Technology Research and Innovation
  • Chairman of the standing committee of Giga Impact Initiative project- Innovative Packaging for Fresh Produce Industry, NSTDA, and a member of several organizations

Mrs. Darani Vachanavuttivong

Vice President Secretary and Registrar of LES Thailand

 

Co-Managing Partner and Managing Director
Intellectual Property
Tilleke & Gibbins International Ltd.

 

  • Darani Vachanavuttivong is a formidable enforcer of intellectual property rights (IPR), including trademarks, copyrights, and patents. Regarded as “a brilliant, hands-on lawyer who works extremely hard for her clients” (WTR 1000), Darani is currently recognized as a top IP practitioner by such publications as Asialaw Leading Lawyers (2003-2016), The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2003-2016), and Chambers Asia-Pacific (2008-2016). She was named as one of the most accomplished female IP practitioners in the world by Managing Intellectual Property magazine, which included Darani in its list of the “Top 250 Women in IP” in 2016.

Mrs. Suwipa Wanasathop

Committee and Head Of Function of LES Thailand

 

Vice President
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
and Deputy Executive Director of NSTDA’s Technology Management Center

 

  • Suwipa Wanasathop has spent her career helping Thai software and hi-tech companies launch, grow, and expand internationally, as well as creating a start-up culture in Thailand. She possesses an extensive experience in research- industry linkages, alliances development, and technology commercialization. She was the Director of Software Park Thailand and the first President of the Asia-Oceania Software Park Alliance. Currently, she serves as the Honorary President of the Thai Business Incubators and Science Park Association (Thai BISPA), Advisor for the Association of the Thai ICT Industry and the Tourism Technology Association.

Dr. Tanit Changthavorn

Committee and Treasurer of LES Thailand

 

Executive Director
Institute for Technology and Innovation Management
Mahidol University

 

  • Associate Judge, Thailand’s Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court
  • Adjunct Research Fellow with the Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, University of London, England
  • Visiting lecturer on “Intellectual Property Protection” at Thailand’s Police Cadet Academy, Thailand’s Kasetsart University, Institute of Legal Education Thai Bar Association and Thailand’s King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology
  • Thailand’s Working Committee on Policy on Negotiation Regarding Industrial Property under WTO
  • Working Committee on Cooperation between Department of Agriculture and Cornell University

Sub-Committee

Sub-Committee

Dr. Orakanoke Phanraksa
Intellectual Property Policy Researcher
Technology Licensing Office Division
Intellectual Property Policy (IPP)
Technology Management Center
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)

Mr. Yingyong Tanthanapongphan
Senior IP Manager
Cooperate Technology Office
The Siam Cement PCL. (SCG)

 

Ms. Vikran Duangmanee
IP Management Manager
IP Management
SCG Chemicals Co.,Ltd.

Mr. Alan Adcock
Partner and Deputy Director
Intellectual Property
Tilleke & Gibbins

 

Ms. Pinta P.Macdougall
Coordinator
Events & Public Relations
Tilleke & Gibbins

 

Ms. Ratchanee Sriplaek
Coordinator
Tilleke & Gibbins

Mr. Jeong-Joong Kim
Executive Vice President
WIPS, INC.