China closes loophole on trademark infringement for original equipment manufacturing27 October 2020
In a recent ruling, China proves to have listened to the voices of foreign brands by protecting their trademarks better, even if the logos are printed on exports.
Can open source IP bring the vaccine to the world?19 October 2020
As scientists around the world work feverishly on a vaccine for Covid-19, lawyers are exploring ways to share the intellectual property involved in the research. Could open source licensing might be the solution.
Patent invalidation profile and strategy in China30 September 2020
A Supreme Court judicial interpretation is bringing changes to the adjudication of patent invalidity cases in China. Guanyang Yao and Jian Zhang explain what is needed to win before the Patent Reexamination and Invalidation Department and the courts.
Trademark licensing and franchising in Cambodia30 September 2020
As Cambodia’s economy has developed, world-class brands have come to the Kingdom across a wide range of industries. Khieu Mealy, Chhim Leakena and Mary Sonita explain how parties to licenses and franchises can all fully exercise their rights.
Defeating trademark infringers30 September 2020
Trademark infringers continue to challenge rights owners and the lawyers who assist them. Here are some recent failed attempts by infringers from around the region.
Five tips to protect your trademarks30 September 2020
Nick Redfearn, deputy CEO at Rouse in Jakarta, shares five key tips to help protect your trademarks from infringers.
How the new patent law impacts new technologies in China30 September 2020
As China has quickly emerged as a hub for computer technology, the government has acted to ensure the country’s laws keep pace. How does the country’s new patent law impact new technologies?
IP licensing risk management and brand opportunities30 September 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on brand owners and how they do business. Here are ways licensors and licensees alike have begun to look for ways to ensure their survival.
100 steps to becoming an IP power country30 September 2020
China’s central government has drawn up a plan of 100 steps to make the country into an IP powerhouse. Asia IP gets reactions from lawyers across Beijing.
INTA 2020 Annual Meeting: Online, on-demand and AI-powered30 September 2020
What’s on tap for the INTA 2020 November meetings?
Using trademarks as collateral30 September 2020
Trademarks and other IP are increasingly being used as collateral. Asia IP examines why intellectual property can work well as a security – and why lenders still resist accepting it.
The coding lawyer decoded30 September 2020
Whether designed to improve a lawyer’s knowledge of the language of computers or merely to improve his problem solving ability, coding lawyers are everywhere.
Outbreak29 September 2020
It’s not just us. Patents, too, are suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic. Johnny Chan reports.
Australia’s IP Amendment Bill 2019: Game over for the innovation patent system29 September 2020
By mid-2021, Australia’s innovation patent system will be a rapidly vanishing memory. Lawyers explain what that will mean for the small businesses which have benefited the most from the system.