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Received bonus and stock options are recognized as inventor’s remuneration

Received bonus and stock options are recognized as inventor’s remuneration

30 September 2019

Employer or employee: who owns rights to inventions?

Champagne awarded GI status in Cambodia

Champagne awarded GI status in Cambodia

30 August 2019

Cambodia's IP system protects geographical indications.

Exploring the middle path: A choice between safe harbour and moral responsibility

Exploring the middle path: A choice between safe harbour and moral responsibility

30 August 2019

The consequences and liabilities of online intermediaries.

Singapore: Post-grant Patent Amendments Refused in Hitachi Case

Singapore: Post-grant Patent Amendments Refused in Hitachi Case

31 July 2019

In the landmark case of Warner-Lamber v. Novartis, the Singapore Court of Appeal explored the permissibility of amending method of treatment claims to Swiss-style claims. Suhaimi Bin Lazim and Chiong Song Ning report.

The growing menace of unlicensed and spurious drugs: A brief overview

The growing menace of unlicensed and spurious drugs: A brief overview

31 July 2019

How is India combating the sale of unlicensed drugs?

Lutong Defeats the Slippery Slope of Adidas

Lutong Defeats the Slippery Slope of Adidas

31 May 2019

Taiwan-based Lutong Enterprise Corp. and Adidas International Marketing, competitors from different ends of the world, crossed swords over the use of their respective marks before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (Adidas International Ma...

Patentability of Computer Related or Implemented Inventions (CRIs or CIIs) in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and India

Patentability of Computer Related or Implemented Inventions (CRIs or CIIs) in Singapore, Indonesia,...

30 April 2019

Patent legislation and practice in the patentability assessment of computer related or implemented inventions differ from country to country. “Computer Related Inventions” (CRIs) or “Computer Implemented Inventions” (CIIs) has been given an explicit...

Malaysia’s Trademark Legislation Goes Under the Knife

Malaysia’s Trademark Legislation Goes Under the Knife

30 April 2019

Malaysia was one of the 12 countries to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) back in 2016. Given the significance of the intellectual property chapter in the TPPA, the ratification of this treaty was seen to be very important, as it wo...

Trademark for Public Pee Arises Morality Concern

Trademark for Public Pee Arises Morality Concern

30 April 2019

Registering a trademark contrary to public policy/morality?

Interpretation of Rules 610 and 611 of the Philippines’ Revised IRR for Patents and IPOPHL BOP Memorandum Circular 18-003

Interpretation of Rules 610 and 611 of the Philippines’ Revised IRR for Patents and IPOPHL BOP Memor...

08 April 2019

Following the issuance of Memorandum 18-003 on September 17, 2018 by Lolibeth R. Medrano, the director of the Philippine Bureau of Patents (BOP), patent applicants can now file a voluntary divisional application (VDA) based on an earlier divisional a...

Singapore: Sunseap Group Pte Ltd & 2 Ors v. Sun Electric Pte Ltd

Singapore: Sunseap Group Pte Ltd & 2 Ors v. Sun Electric Pte Ltd

29 March 2019

In Sunseap Group Pte Ltd v. Sun Electric Pte Ltd [2019] SGCA 4 (Sunseap v. Sun Electric), the Court of Appeal, on January 10, 2019, in overturning the decision of the High Court, held that the High Court has original jurisdiction to hear patent revoc...

The Proposed Draft Geographical Indications Act in Singapore

The Proposed Draft Geographical Indications Act in Singapore

31 January 2019

As part of Singapore’s obligations under the European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA), Singapore is currently in the midst of enhancing the scope of protection afforded to GIs. The Geographical Indications Act 2014 (GI Act 2014) was pas...

Is it Easier to Invalidate a Utility Model Patent than an Invention Patent?

Is it Easier to Invalidate a Utility Model Patent than an Invention Patent?

23 January 2019

How easy is it to invalidate a Utility Model Patent?

St. John Ambulans Malaysia v. PJ Uniform Sdn Bhd (SAHC 22NCvC-148-02/2013) (Civil Appeal No. B-02(NCVC)(W)- 2188-11/2016)

St. John Ambulans Malaysia v. PJ Uniform Sdn Bhd (SAHC 22NCvC-148-02/2013) (Civil Appeal No. B-02(NC...

23 January 2019

Application of Goodwill in a trademark case.

Singapore's Tobacco Plain Packaging Law: The Effect on Intellectual Property Rights

Singapore's Tobacco Plain Packaging Law: The Effect on Intellectual Property Rights

30 November 2018

Singapore has announced the "plain packaging" law for tobacco products sold within the country form 2020 onwards. This means that the packaging of all tobacco products sold in Singapore will be stripped of colour, brand images and other promotional i...

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