The Young Thai IP Law Ambassador initiative aims to raise awareness of the legal and cultural issues around Intellectual Property (IP) amongst the younger generation, as well as to create an informal network for those university students with a strong interest in IP issues. The project is managed by the British Council in partnership with the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (IP&IT Court), Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Commerce, Biodiversity-Base Economy Development Office (Public Organization) and True Visions with support from Siam Cement Group (SCG), Law Schools from UK universities; the University of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent University, Liverpool John Moores University, University of East Anglia and internationally reputable law firms namely Baker & McKenzie, Norton Rose, Rouse & Co. International, Siam Premier and Tilleke & Gibbins.
An essay, interview (in English) and moot competition (mock trial before a panel of judges)
In addition to a trophy from the Supreme Court, the winning team of two Young Thai IP Law Ambassadors will go on a two-week, all-expenses-paid trip to the UK to visit and participate in various activities at leading intellectual property establishments, including judicial and academic bodies, top private law firms, and creative establishments where ideas are developed. While in the UK, both ambassadors will also join an attachment programme at a reputable law firm.
Best Essays and Moot Questions from the Past Competitions
Past best essays and moot questions can be downloaded from the following links;