Virtual Membership Meeting with Deputy Director-General Kanitha Kungsawanich, Department of Intellectual Property
AMCHAM is delighted to welcome Kanitha Kungsawanich, Deputy Director-General, Department of Intellectual Property to address the AMCHAM membership at our online Membership Meeting.
Protecting Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are crucial for Thailand for its effort to create conducive environment for foreign direct investment, technology and knowledge transfer, as well as the growth of the creative and digital economy. Since the importance of the digital economy has increased in a significantly faster rate due to Covid-19 pandemic, the effective IPR protection for products and services in the digital and technological sectors are critical to foster creativity and innovations, contributing to the growth of Thailand’s digital and overall economy.
Please join the Legal Committee to welcome Kanitha Kungsawanich, Deputy Director-General, Department of Intellectual Property. Kanitha will provide remarks on the department’s priorities on IPR protection, its policies and strategies to protect IPR of digital and technological creations and innovations, and finally, technological advancements of the department to protect Intellectual Property in Thailand.
About the speaker:
Kanitha has held positions in the Ministry of Commerce, ranging from a position at the Permanent Mission of Thailand to the World Trade Organization, Department of Trade Negotiations, to a few positions in Department of Intellectual Property.
Kanitha holds Bachelor of Arts from Chulalongkorn University, and Master of Public Policy from University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and Master of Philosophy in International Relations from University of Cambridge.