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Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act

Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act

26 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 spat

MGM caught in Miss Asia trademark infringement spat

25 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 description

NZ trademark suit highlights issue of discrepancy between colour swatch and written description

21 January 2021

Description indicates one shade of green while colour swatch shows another.

IPOPHL Partners with AIM to Sustain Local Startup Growth

IPOPHL Partners with AIM to Sustain Local Startup Growth

20 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 Awards

Nominations now open for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards

20 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 unrest

WhatsApp's announcement to change its policies creates unrest

19 January 2021

WhatsApp's new policy will impact the users across the globe.

Supreme Court of Singapore adds Appellate Division for hearing of civil appeals

Supreme Court of Singapore adds Appellate Division for hearing of civil appeals

19 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 overseas

Counterfeit UNO card games and other China-made toys seized overseas

18 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 good

Mario Kart is off the streets of Tokyo for good

18 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 Attendance

IPOPHL’s Free Learning Workshops in 2020 Brings In Record-High Attendance

18 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 infringement

Scientific journals and copyright infringement

15 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 Code

China Launches First Civil Code

13 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?

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 Port

China establishes the fourth IP court at Hainan Free Trade Port

11 January 2021

The country is determined to enhance protection for both domestic and foreign companies.

Taiwanese diva accused of copyright infringement by former record label

Taiwanese diva accused of copyright infringement by former record label

11 January 2021

All singers who have ever changed their companies are liable to this kind of lawsuit, apparently.

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