The burden of proof and evidence in disputes about company names in conflict with the requirements o...28 April 2023
According to Part 1 of Article 65 of the Arbitration Procedure Code of the Russian Federation, each person participating in the case must prove the circumstances to which he refers as the basis for his claims and objections.
Examining the intersection of online fantasy sports with personality rights28 April 2023
As we immerse in the exponential digital growth in India and internationally, we find ourselves coming face to face with the growing realities of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and online fantasy sports (OFS) and their intersection with various legal pri...
Code-generated GUIs are protectable designs!31 March 2023
In a recent ruling (March 20, 2023), the High Court of Calcutta has provided much needed relief to the IT and design industry by holding that the look and feel of mobile apps and graphical user interfaces (GUIs).
Fair Isaac Corporation v. LAC Co., Ltd  SGIPOS 1931 March 2023
What happens when a later trademark incorporates an earlier one, especially when many other trademarks on the register incorporate the earlier trademark?
On cross-licensing of industrial property objects31 March 2023
In world practice, including Russia, voluntary cross-licensing is one of the main modern forms of commercialization of intellectual property.
Analysis on the protection of a well-known drug trademark31 March 2023
China’s court recognizes Novartis in Chinese as a well-known trademark
Swatch AG v. Apple Inc.28 February 2023
This decision serves as a reminder that when opposing a trademark on bad faith, opponents and their lawyers should remain disciplined in crafting pleadings and submissions.
Copyright for works created by a neural network28 February 2023
One of the popular technologies of recent years is neural networks – or rather their software implementation, which is built on the principle of functioning of biological neural networks of a living organism, namely its brain.
The inevitability of natural justice under the Indian patent regime28 February 2023
Natural justice is an inseparable ingredient of procedural fairness and reasonableness. It is ranked as a fundamental requirement for the administration of justice.
Are your sound marks making a big noise?28 February 2023
Sound plays a pivotal role in purchasing decisions for younger consumers. Patsy Lau and Char Lam explain how to best protect – and exploit – your sound marks, no matter where you are in Asia.
How to draft a good patent application28 February 2023
Generally, because of time constraints and business requirements, inventors look for quick ways to get their patent applications filed
Moroccanoil gets Injunction against Modi Care in India31 January 2023
In a case in the Delhi High Court, judges heard arguments whether “Moroccanoil,” left, was the same as “Moroccan Argan Oil”, right.
Singapore Patent – Obviousness of Error31 December 2022
A recent decision of the High Court of Singapore has set a precedent for correcting data included in a specification of an application for a patent. In an appeal case between Nippon Shinyaku Co, Ltd and the Registrar of Patents, the High Court has re...
A case of bad faith31 December 2022
The dispute on the FARLIN trademarks has been a long-running saga for the last 30 years between Farling Industrial Co., a Taiwanese corporation, and Cymar International, a Philippine company.
The many faces of the ‘Person Skilled In The Art’ (PSITA)31 December 2022
Despite his many short names like PHOSITA, POSITA and PSITA the “person skilled in the art” enjoys the legal fiction of being a hypothetical person who is presumed to know his technical field like a professional with average knowledge and ability, an...