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Name: Dej-Udom Krairit
Firm Name: Dej-Udom & Associates
Country: Thailand
Expertise: Trademark Law

Telephone: (66) 2233-0055
Fax: (66) 2236-6681

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Professional Biography:

As an attorney, Dej-Udom Krairit has been actively involved in local and international legal practice and academia for 48 years. He is a past President of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association (1999-2000) and a former Secretary-General and Foreign Affairs Director of the Thai Bar. He has also served 3 three-year terms as President of the Lawyers Council of Thailand. Dej-Udom serves as counsel to numerous multinational companies and is involved with a number of international organizations including the International Trademark Association and the Union International des Avocats. In the early 1980s, he served two consecutive terms as Vice President of the Association of Asian Patent Attorneys (APAA) and is a current APAA council member. Over the past 36 years, he has been a lecturer at the Thai Bar, at Thammasat and Chulalongkorn Universities, and at the Lawyers Council of Thailand. He has also compiled and edited the Supreme Court’s precedent cases and the Trademark Committee’s decisions on the Trademark, Patent, and Copyright Acts. In 2009, Dej-Udom received an LLD (Hon) from Thammasat University.

Firm Overview:

Dej-Udom & Associates Attorneys-at-Law is an independent law firm in Thailand, and since its establishment in 1986, it has flourished and grown into a full service law firm that offers partner-led counsel in the practice areas of Litigation, Immigration & Employment, Intellectual Property, Corporate Matters, Taxation, and Financial Markets and Investment. Dej-Udom & Associates vigorously pursues being a law firm of choice for foreign multinationals and investors and Thai enterprises and listed companies on matters ranging from cross-border investment and trade to intellectual property and the formation of all kinds of juristic entities.

When Dej-Udom & Associates was established over 30 years ago, the founder’s goal was to establish a boutique Thai law firm with an international networking system that would offer exceptional legal services. Additionally, Atty. Dej-Udom Krairit, the founder, wanted to energize young Thai lawyers into pursuing international and cross-border practices. Today, Dej-Udom & Associates is an established, trustworthy presence in Thailand and throughout its well-known network in six continents, and the firm’s lawyers and supporting staff and assistants deliver in-depth legal services to a diverse client base that values expert counsel, astute representation, and prompt attention. Apart from its regular services, the firm also specializes in alternative dispute resolution with an emphasis on conciliation and arbitration and has considerable experience in both conciliation and arbitration litigation and adjudication under multiple international rules and statutes including the Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI Rules), the

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC Rules), and the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL Statutes).

One of the firm’s strengths is its ability to serve as a cross-cultural law resource for transnational clients, and as the International Lawyers Network’s member law firm in Thailand since 1990; Dej-Udom & Associates is part of a leading association of high-quality, full-service law firms represented by over 5,000 lawyers in 66 countries.