IPR Consultation with EU Delegation to Thailand
On 2 May 2017, EABC President, Mr. Rolf-Dieter Daniel, led EABC Intellectual Property Rights working group to meet with Delegation of the European Union to Thailand to review and share broad overviews and new developments related to Intellectual Property Rights issues. As an aside, discussions pertained the Patent Act, the alcohol labelling and the plain tobacco packaging.
The meeting aimed to strengthen collaboration between the EABC and EU Delegation in order to maintain a continuous dialogue with the Thai government as to steadily move towards Thailand 4.0.
The EU Delegation consisted of Mr. Philipp Dupuis, Head of The Economic and Trade Section and Mr. Seth Van Doorn. EABC participants were Dr. Thavirap Tantiwongse, EABC Board and Chair of EABC Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals working group / EABC Silver Partner / GSK, Mr. Phanthachak Wongprecha, Chair of EABC Intellectual Property Rights working group / EABC Gold Partner / PMI, Mr. Chaladbhum Temkasem, EABC Policy Manager and other EABC IPR representatives, Ms. Khemika Ratanakul, EABC Gold Partner / Diageo, Ms. Paranee Adulyapichet, EABC Silver Partner / Bayer, Ms. Maturos Piyachotisukij and Ms. Noémie Sancelme / Vidon & Partners and EABC Policy Intern Ms. Lena Friedrich.