Mr. Franck Fougère is the Director and one of the Founding Partner of Ananda Intellectual Property, one of the Thailand’s leading IP law firm, and a Managing Partner of Orbis Limited, a business consultancy based in Hong Kong. His practice includes patent and trademark prosecution, anti-counterfeiting and complex IP litigation (notably copyright infringement) in Thailand throughout Asia. Franck graduated from Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Strasbourg) in France and College of Europe (Bruges) in Belgium. Before moving to Thailand in 2002, he trained at the European Court of Justice and with Linklaters & Alliance. In addition to servicing several high profile multinational corporations, Franck is a frequent speaker on cutting-edge IP issues at professional symposiums and conferences as well as a lecturer in various universities. Moreover, Franck served as expert on IP issues for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the European Union (ECAP) and the French Government. Franck Fougère served as President of the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce (FTCC) from 2010 to 2013 and has been an ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Expert since August 2013.
Mr. Daniel Q. Greif has been an ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Expert since September 2013 and is the Head of the Intellectual Property Practice at Siam Premier International in Bangkok, Thailand. Daniel practiced trademark law in the Asia Pacific and numerous other countries around the world. He was Trademark Counsel for The Coca-Cola Company for seventeen years and before that he was Senior Trademark Counsel at Sony Corporation. In Thailand and SE Asia, Daniel specializes in trademark portfolio management, providing sophisticated high-level legal advice related to the clearance and proposed use of trademarks, handling sophisticated trademark prosecution matters, trademark oppositions/cancellation and appeals to the Courts and handling litigations and anti-counterfeiting matters.
About the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk
The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk is a European Commission-funded project which provides business-focused and practical free-of-charge advice, information and training for European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) relating to the management, protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Southeast Asia. Please email you enquiries to question@asean-iprhelpdesk.