Thailand’s amended Computer Crimes Act (CCA) came into force in May 2017. While the new law addresses some of the intricacies regarding the interaction between parties that create and disseminate information and those who provide the services to facilitate them, there are those who feel the amended CCA is still somewhat broad.
On 7 August 2017, Thailand officially joined the Madrid Protocol which will come into force 90 days later on 7 November 2017. The Madrid Protocol is an international trademarks protection system covering 98 countries comprising 114 legal jurisdictions.
In the June/July issue of Wanderlust, a travel and lifestyle magazine published in Thailand, GPS Legal & Consulting collaborated with the writing team on the “An Expat’s Guide to Starting a Business in Thailand”.