Timed to Perfection
When Rakesh Bakshi joined Microsoft India 12 years ago, IP was almost an afterthought. Now, it’s his passion.
Leading the Worldwide Fight Against Piracy
Richard Heath, vice president – legal and global anti-counterfeiting counsel at Unilever in London, says developing a global strategy is the next step in the fight against piracy and counterfeiting.
Following His Passion, Deep into Technology
Recently named head of Mallesons Stephen Jaques’ IP practice, Cheng Lim is enthusiastic about his new position, technology and doing what you love.
Ella Cheong: Wonder Woman
Ella Cheong chats with Johnny Chan about her past, present and future in the IP industry, the IP landscapes in Singapore and Hong Kong and how she has earned numerous IP awards.
The Double Life of Crimefighter Steven Liew
From Singapore cop to battling the bad guys on eBay, Steven Liew lives and breathes the life of a crimefighter. Oh, and he knows a thing or two about intellectual property, too.
Back to Where He Once Belonged
After sending a cryptic e-mail to friends and colleagues, Ed Kelly left Bangkok in March 2009 for Dubai. In August, he came back. The five months in between changed his life.
Front Row Seat
Whether Frank Rittman is coordinating civil litigation, lobbying for copyright legislation or fighting for market access, the general counsel and deputy managing director (Asia-Pacific) of the Motion Picture Association works tirelessly to create a s...
From Chocolate to Charity
When Rebecca Ordish began her career as a language teacher in an Australian public school, she never imagined that she would one day protect the trademarks of one of the world’s top makers of chocolate – or that she would change...
Welcome to India!
With AIPPI’s Forum and Executive Committee meeting looming, Pravin Anand, who has led the organizing efforts for the Hyderabad meeting, sat down with Gregory Glass to discuss food, culture and the impact the organization has on global...
Changing the World
With the LESI conference coming to Auckland, Simon Rowell is busy preparing to welcome licensing executives from around the world to New Zealand. Gregory Glass reports.
Face to Face: Francis Gurry
In an exclusive interview with Asia IP, Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, speaks with Gregory Glass about licensing in Asia, and what challenges license holders face.
Owen Malone: Vintrepreneur
What’s it like to dive head-first into a new venture? Owen Malone chats with Gregory Glass about wine, intellectual property and his one year anniversary at Treasury Wine Estates.
Getting a Bigger Piece of the Pie
With global meetings of AIPPI and INTA coming to Asia in the coming months and years, Karen Abraham is urging lawyers in Asia – and the rest of the world – to make sure they aren’t left out. Gregory Glass reports.