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Introducing the Local Co-ordination Unit

The Local Co-ordination Unit (LCU) for the ECAP II programme has regional responsibilities. Operational since February 2002, the LCU is located at the Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Commerce, Thailand.

Nicolas Morey

Niclas Morey
LCU Manager

Niclas Morey became LCU Manager for ECAP II from mid-August 2004, succeeding Nam Ngo Thien who has moved on to Beijing to be representative of the French National Industrial Property Office in China.
Mr. Morey holds a master?s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and a post-graduate degree in applied economics. Prior to his appointment, he spent four years as head of the EPO?s President?s Office. A familiar face in ASEAN, he has extensive experiences in international cooperation within EPO, including with ECAP I.

Marisa Saksopin

Marisa Saksopin
LCU Project Assistant

joined the LCU office in June 2002. She has several years of experience in the administration and logistical support for development projects such as the Asian Development Bank in Manila and the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation in Bangkok amongst others. She is responsible for the administrative and organisational aspects of running the LCU office as well as the organization of events such as seminars, workshops in ASEAN, in Thailand and other ASEAN Countries

Kamolrat Chotesungnoen

Kamolrat Chotesungnoen
Administrative Assistant

A Thai national, Miss Kamolrat graduated in English from Thammasat University in Bangkok. Before joining ECAP II in September 2004, she spent the last four years as academic officer at the Bangkok-based International Law Enforcement Academy, a regional organization that provides training in relations to trans-national crime for Asian law enforcement officers.

Supapohn Kanwerayotin

Supapohn Kanwerayotin

came on board as a public relations consultant in December 2002. Supapohn has worked as a reporter on South-East Asian affairs with the Bangkok Post newspaper, British Broadcasting Corporation, the Far Eastern Economic Review.

Contact details of the ECAP II Programme, Local Co-ordination Unit in Thailand

C/O Department of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Commerce
7th Floor, room 10708
44/100 Sanambin Nam
Nonthaburi 11000 Thailand.

Name Position Contact details
Niclas Morey LCU Manager
Marisa Saksopin Programme Assistant
Ms Kamolrat Chotesungnoen Programme Assistant
Supapohn Kanwerayotin Press Officer

Last Update: Tue 27 May 2003 - 12:00 AM
This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this publication is the sole responsibility of ECAP II and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

Upcoming / recent events:
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Copies of Proceedings from the following events are now available:

1. IP Valuation and Commercialization for SMES in Manila, 22-23 March 2004.
2. EU-ASEAN Workshop on Data Protection (Pharmaceuticals) Bangkok, 29-30 April 2004
3. IP Valuation and Commercialisation for SMEs in Bangkok, 17-18 March 2004

To receive a copy, please email your request, along with full name and mailing address to
ECAP II Press Officer Miss Supapohn Kanwerayotin :

Local Coordination Unit (LCU)
in Bangkok:

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The ECAP Partners
ASEAN Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs)
European Commission
European Patent Office
Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market
Useful links
Asia Law & Practice
BNIC-Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac
Commission on Intellectual Property Rights
EC agriculture
EC EuropeAid
EC external relations
EC internal market
EC Taxation and Customs Union
EC trade
IP Academy Singapore
Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law
oriGIn - Organisation for an International Geographical Indications Network
Queen Mary, University of London
Useful IP links
WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization
WIPO Abbreviations
WTO - World Trade Organization