Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act26 January 2021
All of these changes came after a series of smugglings of high-quality registered plants such as the Shine Muscat and the Beni Shuho in recent years.
MGM caught in Miss Asia trademark infringement spat25 January 2021
An IP expert shares whether the venue owner is liable to the misdoing committed by the event organizer.
NZ trademark suit highlights issue of discrepancy between colour swatch and written description21 January 2021
Description indicates one shade of green while colour swatch shows another.
IPOPHL Partners with AIM to Sustain Local Startup Growth20 January 2021
Under the MOA, IPOPHL will expand AIM-DBI startups’ technical knowledge on IP through a series of workshops and skills training.
Nominations now open for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards20 January 2021
Leading local law firms in China are now invited to submit information for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards.
WhatsApp's announcement to change its policies creates unrest19 January 2021
WhatsApp's new policy will impact the users across the globe.
Supreme Court of Singapore adds Appellate Division for hearing of civil appeals19 January 2021
This development comes amid rising number of appeals and growing complexity of IP cases.
Counterfeit UNO card games and other China-made toys seized overseas18 January 2021
If authentic, these toys would have a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of approximately US$1.3 million.
Mario Kart is off the streets of Tokyo for good18 January 2021
You can now have the full authentic experience only at Super Nintendo World in Universal Studios Japan, opening on February 4, 2021.
IPOPHL’s Free Learning Workshops in 2020 Brings In Record-High Attendance18 January 2021
Attendees from law firms made up 11.5% while independent inventors, media and other professionals cumulatively accounted for 8.2%.
Scientific journals and copyright infringement15 January 2021
Major academic journal publishers filed a lawsuit against two shadow library websites. The case is now rocking India’s scientific community.
China Launches First Civil Code13 January 2021
Following the global trend towards enhanced protection on data privacy, China's first-ever Civil Code is now in force.
Review videos in Vietnam: A case of copyright infringement?13 January 2021
These videos may have gone too far with their film reviews.
China establishes the fourth IP court at Hainan Free Trade Port11 January 2021
The country is determined to enhance protection for both domestic and foreign companies.