In-depth Analysis

  • Blockchain: The Next IP B...
    Blockchain, the technology which underpins bitcoin, shows great promise in the financial s...
  • Before Sue-rise
    Much can be done by both law firms and companies to resolve disputes before hitting litiga...
  • Before Sue-set
    After all settlement claims are made and no agreement is reached, litigation will be inevitable. Johnny Chan explains how to walk through the storm.
  • Obtaining Patents for Software-Related In...
    As innovators in China have developed new business models by making use of computer science and internet technology, patent protection of software-rel...
  • The New Trend of the Beijing IP Court Exa...
    For more than a year, the Beijing IP Court has been working to expedite trademark litigation in relation to review of refusal cases. Haiyan Wu explain...
  • Contributory Infringement in IP-related C...
    While a plaintiff will usually try to include as many defendants as possible in a court procedure, it is not crystal clear whether an infringer in an ...
  • Protection for Microorganisms in Indonesi...
    Indonesia’s patent law is evolving to include recognition of microorganisms. Cita Citrawinda examines how the changes will enhance protection for pate...
  • Putting Your Secret Weapon To Use: Guardi...
    With heightened restrictions on enforcing or obtaining patents, trade secrets have become a powerful secret weapon to protect your IP, to enjoin misco...
  • Pakistan Awaits GI Law
    As Pakistan awaits its geographical indication law, its South Asian neighbours are pulling ahead in the marketing of rice and other goods. Simon Lee r...
  • Misconceptions About Trademarks in China
    In the past decade, trademark protection in China has improved in quality and scope. Why, then, do so many misconceptions about the system persist? Pa...
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