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At long last, Myanmar launches new trademark law

At long last, Myanmar launches new trademark law

09 October 2020

After more than 25 years, Myanmar has finally come out with its new Trademark Law beginning with its soft opening on October 1, 2020.

Processing Third-Party Observations in Taiwan

Processing Third-Party Observations in Taiwan

09 October 2020

TIPO promulgated an Operational direction for processing Third-Party Observation (Submission)

Facebook launches the Rights Manager for content creators

Facebook launches the Rights Manager for content creators

07 October 2020

The Rights Manager is a content matching tool that lets contents creators curb copyright infringement.

INTA 2020 Annual Meeting to hold Women’s LeadershIP Initiative Workshop

INTA 2020 Annual Meeting to hold Women’s LeadershIP Initiative Workshop

06 October 2020

The workshop is part of a program aimed at including more women in trademark and allowing them to assume positions they deserve in their workplaces.

Patents in Space

Patents in Space

06 October 2020

The conflict between IP Rights and Space Law.

Spreading IP Education to School Systems

Spreading IP Education to School Systems

05 October 2020

The IPOPHL achieves a big step towards mainstreaming Intellectual Property in high school.

Beyonce-titled song in India sang tunes of trademark infringement

Beyonce-titled song in India sang tunes of trademark infringement

05 October 2020

International pop singer Beyonce Knowles had trademarked her name in India. The title has been changed twice.

Fighting over Elvis

Fighting over Elvis

30 September 2020

Can you own a celebrity’s name to trademark your product?

Kanye West’s brazen act of trade secret theft, or is it?

Kanye West’s brazen act of trade secret theft, or is it?

30 September 2020

Kanye West is facing a lawsuit from a firm that created a video platform for his e-commerce site.

Australia explores possible new GI right under Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement

Australia explores possible new GI right under Australia-EU Free Trade Agreement

30 September 2020

Protecting certain EU GI rights in Australia may be more complicated for the food and beverage industry than it seems.

The Hungry Beef

The Hungry Beef

29 September 2020

What makes a food dish original and unique?

South Korea records second-largest increase in international patent applications

South Korea records second-largest increase in international patent applications

28 September 2020

Covid-19 seems to have little impact on hindering local companies to expand foreign operations.

Mitsubishi Electric wins trademark infringement lawsuit in China

Mitsubishi Electric wins trademark infringement lawsuit in China

28 September 2020

The company is up against factory-automation product counterfeiters.

The Case of the Mistaken Footware

The Case of the Mistaken Footware

24 September 2020

Nike and Puma butt heads in latest trademark dispute.

Battle of the burgers: trademark issues between Big Mac and Big Jack

Battle of the burgers: trademark issues between Big Mac and Big Jack

23 September 2020

McDonald’s alleges Hungry Jack’s Big Jack is a deliberate imitation of Big Mac and cries trademark infringement.

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