In-depth Analysis

  • Harmonization by the Back...
     Developments outside ASEAN may be bringing harmonization to Southeast Asia, whether it is...
  • Technology and Brand Prot...
    The internet has changed how products are being sold, and made it increasingly easy for co...
  • China Cracking Down on Malicious Trademar...
    What do a deck of playing cards and a lighter have in common? Nothing, one could argue. On December 30, 2015, the Beijing No.1 Intermediate People’s C...
  • Culture Shock
    As jurisdictions have different laws regulating trademarks, learn more with Johnny Chan about the differences and similarities in trademark applicatio...
  • A Change of Mark Specification
    Should your IP office allow amendments to identifications of goods or services in registrations based on changes in the manner or medium by which prod...
  • What’s a Nice Brand Like You Doing on a S...
    Online advertising has long had a role in supporting online piracy of music, films and TV shows. Frank Rittman and Bharat Dube examine the efforts som...
  • Do New Patent Infringement Trial Rules Re...
    China’s Supreme People’s Court has issued an interpretation on application of the law in patent infringement cases, along with a promise that it would...
  • Infernal Affairs
    Nowadays, commercial espionage is common amongst companies that hold valuable intellectual property rights. We therefore must learn how to protect our...
  • Stepping-up Border Control in the Philipp...
    Seizure of counterfeits at the border continues to be a cheaper and more effective means of preventing the entry of counterfeit goods into the Philipp...
  • Draft Patent Amendments Aim to Improve En...
    Between an increase in fines and an expansion of administrative enforcement powers, China is addressing some of the most persistent problems in enforc...
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