The Future If – Artificial Intelligence & Copyright Law23 April 2018
Expression and creativity are no loner innate only to humans.
Definitions of ‘Import’ and ‘Export’ for Trademark Infringement Purposes in Singapore Clarified in L...22 February 2018
Case of Louis Vuiton Malletier v. Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd  SGHC 305.
Indian Patent Office Shows Trend of Speedy Grants07 February 2018
Measures taken to reduce the backlog bearing fruits.
GI Registration for Rasgulla: Sweet News to be Taken With a Pinch of Salt?07 February 2018
The newsfeeds of intellectual property enthusiasts and connoisseurs of fine desserts were recently inundated with news of rasgulla - a syrupy desert of dumplings popular in India - being granted geographical indication registration in India.
Brunei's Patent Examination System to Increase Efficiency Through Agreement with Japan18 December 2017
BruIPO and JPO initiative to improve procedural efficiency.
Bolar Provision Applicability to Exports18 December 2017
Analysis of application of Bolar Provision.
IP During Challenging Economic Times18 December 2017
The increased realization and dependence on innovation and a strong intellectual property management strategy can be seen in even the smallest of companies up to the biggest multinational corporations in practically any industry as they invest in IP...
Definition of PHOSITA Revisited in a Recent Judgment18 December 2017
How was the PHOSITA definition interpreted?
Making Scents of Olfactory Marks18 December 2017
Not only do scents add commercial value to a product, but they can also perform as a distinctive feature of a product. Manish Biala and Ashutosh Upadhyaha explore the use scent marks in Europe, the United States and - perhaps one day - India.
The Use of Survey Evidence in Trademark Disputes14 November 2017
Survey evidence has traditionally been used in trademark infringement disputes to establish a likelihood of confusion. Over the years, survey evidence has also been relied upon by persons aggrieved by an entry on the Register to establish non-use of...
Accelerated Examination in the Philippines Through PPH Partnership with EPO01 November 2017
In recent years, the European Patent Office (EPO) has partnered with several domestic patent offices in Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programmes, with the aim of speeding up examination processes for corresponding applications filed in participati...
The Law Relating to Divisional Patent Applications – An Overview20 October 2017
Section 10 of the Indian Patents Act provides for the "Contents of a complete specification of a Patent Application," wherein sub-Section 5, it specifically provides the extent to "what can be claimed" as distinguished from "what is disclosed in the...