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India’s improved consumer laws and regulations target counterfeits online

India’s improved consumer laws and regulations target counterfeits online

31 August 2020

A local expert explains the reasons for them with statistics.

China releases second draft of amended copyright law

China releases second draft of amended copyright law

31 August 2020

A local expert reveals the key changes.

Covid-19 candidate vaccine in China gets patent

Covid-19 candidate vaccine in China gets patent

27 August 2020

China’s government has issued its first patent for a Covid-19 vaccine. Does the patent mean it is safe and effective? Phase III trials have barely started.

Trademark Infringement and Products Sold Online

Trademark Infringement and Products Sold Online

25 August 2020

Does the use of a trademark in the title of a product sold online constitute trademark infringement?

5G in China: could it strengthen NPEs?

5G in China: could it strengthen NPEs?

25 August 2020

Stephen Yang of Beijing-based IP March, mulls on 5G’s effect on non-practicing entities in China and other IP prospects.

How are you doing, Taiwan?

How are you doing, Taiwan?

24 August 2020

“Despite a little hiccup, I’m fine overall,” tell IP statistics.

What’s your status, Myanmar?

What’s your status, Myanmar?

24 August 2020

Covid-19 has apparently put all local trademark developments on hold which affects the “birth” of other IP in the country as well.

Anti-counterfeit app now being tested by IP Australia, NRL

Anti-counterfeit app now being tested by IP Australia, NRL

19 August 2020

Australia’s IP office partners with the country’s premier men’s rugby league to trial The Trust Badge, created to authenticate in-demand Australian goods.

Current job layoffs may put trade secrets at risk of theft

Current job layoffs may put trade secrets at risk of theft

18 August 2020

Businesses should consider their IP assets, especially trade secrets, at this time of the pandemic. In this context, they should also think about their employer-employee agreements.

IPOPHL Calls for Vigilance of IP Rights Threats

IPOPHL Calls for Vigilance of IP Rights Threats

17 August 2020

The Philippines' Bureau of Customs (BOC) destroyed P500 million worth of counterfeit goods at the height of the Covid crisis

Schools, Researchers Seek Patent Search Upskilling Amid Need for COVID-19 innovations

Schools, Researchers Seek Patent Search Upskilling Amid Need for COVID-19 innovations

17 August 2020

IPOPHL recently partnered with a number of schools and research institutions to capacitate with a range of methods that can help them use patent information to their advantage.

Print Wars: Attack of the Clones

Print Wars: Attack of the Clones

17 August 2020

A recent study from the EPO shows that Europe is a global hub for innovation in 3D printing. Can Asia match that?

A century on: will Australian law recognize the doctrine of patent exhaustion?

A century on: will Australian law recognize the doctrine of patent exhaustion?

17 August 2020

Patent exhaustion has always been an issue in Australia and now a local expert dissects the problem in depth with two significant cases.

Video chat on securing data via trade secret protection in the Philippines

Video chat on securing data via trade secret protection in the Philippines

11 August 2020

Would you like to know how to use trade secret protection to secure the data you process?

Nominate the top law firms for the 2020 Asia IP Awards!

Nominate the top law firms for the 2020 Asia IP Awards!

10 August 2020

In December, Asia IP will announce the winners of the 2020 Asia IP Awards.

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