Chanapa Laohawattanapinyo

Senior Associate / Head of IP Prosecution

Professional Experience

Chanapa Laohawattanapinyo is an experienced Associate who focuses on all matters in regard to Trademark division at RWT. Her focus, diligence, and years of practical experience including outstanding communication skills when assisting our clientele in all Trademark, Patent, and Copyright Registration. Over the years, Chanapa has excelled in all areas of our IP Enforcement Division assisting in a multitude of Investigative and Enforcement actions for our International Brands. That background in IP Enforcement have allowed her to attain valuable experience both inside and outside the firm in Thailand as well as actively engaging international brands and partnering law firms around the world. Chanapa has also grown as a leader, taking on a supervisory role within the RWT Trademark Team as both the point of connect for client services as well as assisting our Senior Associate and Managing Director.

With her experience in the IP enforcement field, she has worked closely with Government and Law Enforcement while leading the investigation team, preparing the investigation reports, provided the proactive leads to clients for further legal proceeding while also developing the anti-counterfeiting strategies for RWT. Chanapa is an experienced member of our negotiation team relating to our litigation and commercial divisions as well as providing counsel for any IP matters.

Chanapa is a member of (INTA) the International Trademark Association. This Association of brand owners and professionals have given Chanapa the opportunity to grow our professional relationships in the Trademark Community. Chanapa has also been involved as a speaker in our various anti-counterfeiting conferences with top law enforcement, customs, and government ministries.

Professional Qualifications

  • Barrister-at-Law, Institute of Legal Education, Thai Bar Association.
  • Thai Qualified Lawyer, Lawyers Council of Thailand
  • LLB, Thammasat University (second class honors)

Scope of work

  • Intellectual Property
  • License compliance
  • Copyright Law
  • Litigation
  • Corporate

Languages other than Thai

  • English