Satyapon & Partners

Satyapon Sachdecha

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Career

Satyapon Sachdecha, a graduate of George Washington Law School, has been practicing exclusively in the field of Intellectual Property Law for over 30 years, founding Satyapon & Partners in 1995, and continuing to run the firm as its Managing Director. He is a registered Patent Agent and Barrister-at-Law in Thailand. He plays a leading role in the IP community both nationally in Thailand and internationally, and is in high demand as a guest lecturer.

Under his guidance Satyapon & Partners has grown steadily into one of the top firms in Thailand representing businesses and individuals from SMEs to globally renowned multinational corporations, A-List local and Hollywood Celebrities, state owned enterprises, local government agencies, and even foreign governments for complex patent and trademark prosecution, transactional and contentious litigation matters.

Satyapon has a long history of winning landmark cases and overturning unfavorable decisions against clients before the Supreme Court of Thailand. He is the one companies turn to and other firms recommend when the stakes are high and the outcome is uncertain. Deftly executing patent prosecution in some of the most complex fields of industry, registering rare well known mark and shape marks, registering the unregistrable, unpronounceable letters, numbers and acronyms, stopping long term infringement cases where others have come up short, cancellation actions against marks registered for 20+ years on the grounds of bad faith, and much more, in all practice areas of IP law for all fields of technology.

He concurrently leads the Intellectual Property Association of Thailand (IPAT) as President while also serving as the Vice-President of AIPPI in Thailand. He also sits on the IP Law Development Committee for the Thai Ministry of Commerce helping shape the future laws that will govern the Kingdom of Thailand. Appointed by the Cabinet of Thailand as an Intellectual Property Expert to the Trademark Board of Thailand, during his 8year tenure he was in charge of appeals and cancellations which gives him unique insight into the functions of the Board.

A leading global publication wrote “The world’s most lucrative brands rely on the expertise of Satyapon & Partners” to protect their trademarks, enforce their rights and resolve their IP disputes. Dr. Satyapon is a pioneer in anti-counterfeiting and brand enforcement in Thailand, and his firm is one of only a handful in the country to have an in house enforcement team. Pernod Ricard, Hermes, Yamaha, NFL Properties, Oracle and many more trust Satyapon to handle their IP portfolio in Thailand.

Satyapon has been, year after year, recognized as a leading practitioner by the Legal 500, Chambers & Partners, IP Stars, IAM Patent 1000, WIPR, Asia IP, Asia Law Profiles, and more.