Author’s Moral Rights and Owner’s Copyright: The Incongruous Interplay23 January 2019
Employer-employee conflicts solved by Indian Copyright Act?
Recent Update on IP Protection in China13 November 2018
China is creating a more favourable IP environment for IP owners, through improvements to administrative examination and judicial protection. Weiwei Han and Xiaojun Guo explain how applicants can also expect to obtain an IP right in a shorter period...
Singapore Court of Appeal Clarifies Stance on Entitlement to Patent Ownership13 November 2018
A recent decision of the Singapore Court of Appeal provides much needed clarity on the laws concerning patent ownership. Denise Mirandah and Chow Jian Hong explain.
Determination of Infringement for Multiple Subjects Implementing a Method Patent02 October 2018
In China, the situation where multiple subjects separately implement a method patent is increasing and the infringement determination thereof is becoming more complicated. Yinying Zhang and Wankui Di explain.
Can OEM Production be Regarded as Trademark use in China?07 May 2018
Can products manufactured in China and exported to foreign countries infringe upon a China-registered trademark? Haiyan Wu explains.
Paving the ‘Passing Off’ Lane: India’s Toyota Prius Judgment22 February 2018
India's Supreme Court departs from passing off precedents.
Role of Key Design Features in Design Patent Infringement Evaluation15 December 2017
What is the best way to evaluate a design patent infringement?
Asia IP Awards 2017: 44 Firms Take Home Trophies07 November 2017
44 FIRMS TAKE HOME TROPHIES AT 2017 ASIA IP AWARDS
New Developments in Patent Infringement Compensation in China19 October 2017
As China's IP legislation continues to improve, so, too, has compensation in patent infringement cases. Chuanliang Lu provides an insider's view.
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Part I18 October 2017
Patent subject matter eligibility sounds like a straight-forward concept, but it is not so in practice. Johnny Chan takes us around the world to see how jurisdictions interpret eligibility differently.
Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Part II18 October 2017
Issues such as the definition of invention, what should be patents but are not, and overly broad patents remain unsolved in the previous chapter. Johnny Chan reports.
Vietnam: IPR-related Corporate Criminal Liability12 September 2017
A newly-updated law in Vietnam provides new responsibilities for corporates, including in areas of intellectual property. Le Quang Vinh explains.
The New Trend of the Beijing IP Court Examining Trademark Administrative Litigation11 August 2017
For more than a year, the Beijing IP Court has been working to expedite trademark litigation in relatino to review of refusal cases. Haiyan Wu explains how practice has changed.
Protection for Microorganisms in Indonesia’s New Patent Law11 August 2017
Indonesia's patent law is evolving to include recognition of microorganisms. Cita Citrawinda examines how the changes will enhance protection for patents of microorganisms.
Obtaining Patents for Software-Related Inventions in China10 August 2017
As innovators in China have developed new business models by making use of computer science and internet technology, patent protection of software-related inventions has become a hot topic. Wei Xiaowei explains.