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Protecting your ideas under China’s copyright law

Protecting your ideas under China’s copyright law

30 September 2022

As the pillar of the entertainment industry, original ideas receive copyright protection until they evolve into fully-developed forms – movies, novels, advertisements, paintings and more. But what happens when the idea is less than fully formed? Shi...

Asia IP China Strategies 2022

Asia IP China Strategies 2022

31 August 2022

Exclusive updated about the IP scene in China, from experienced local experts.

Empowering youth through IP laws?

Empowering youth through IP laws?

22 September 2022

Young content creators are often better positioned than their parents are to understand how IP laws can help protect their painting, programs and photographs. Lawyers from around the region weigh in whether that results in more awareness of intellect...

Joint authorship and copyright

Joint authorship and copyright

22 September 2022

Copyright law can be tricky to navigate when there’s just one author. Lawyers around the region discuss the pitfalls inherent in joint authorship of a work, and how to keep little problems from becoming big ones. Espie Angelica A. de Leon reports.

Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy

Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy

16 September 2022

Countries sign four agreements on bilateral cooperation, including promoting the creative economy.

AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time

AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time

11 September 2022

Building on the success of its all-virtual AIPPI Café sessions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Association for the Protection of International Property launched its inaugural in-person Café set of small group discussions at the AIPPI...

Increasing value of copyright works, ideal outcome of NZ-EU FTA, says IP attorney

Increasing value of copyright works, ideal outcome of NZ-EU FTA, says IP attorney

06 September 2022

On June 30, 2022, New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade published the New Zealand-EU Free Trade Agreement following a four-year negotiation.

Amendments To Thailand's Copyright Act Come Into Force

Amendments To Thailand's Copyright Act Come Into Force

31 August 2022

The long-anticipated amendments to the Copyright Act of Thailand have come into force last August 23, 2022. The Act attempts to update the legislation to cope with online piracy and different copyright concerns in the digital era as well as prepare T...

Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value

Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value

30 August 2022

Without a proper trademark strategy, a company may become vulnerable to unnecessary challenges, including lawsuits around the company’s valuable IP assets. Madhu Rewari explains how building a strong brand protection and management strategy has a dir...

Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China

Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China

30 August 2022

Intellectual property rights owners have witnessed a sea change in how their rights are protected in China. Bin Zhang and Yifan Yang explain why IPR owners around the world can be confident that, with sufficient evidence and proper counsel with local...

Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues

Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues

30 August 2022

The animation sector is booming in China. Robert Chan examines the intersection of trademark and copyright protection, commercialization and how animation works can be protected overseas.

Counterfeiting Complaints Drops in the Philippines

Counterfeiting Complaints Drops in the Philippines

29 August 2022

From January through June, the number of complaints and reports of piracy and counterfeiting filed with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) decreased to 56, a 48 percent decrease from the 107 complaints and reports filed duri...

India SC court ruling on cognizability, non-bailability of copyright infringement brings clarity

India SC court ruling on cognizability, non-bailability of copyright infringement brings clarity

24 August 2022

Manisha Singh, co-founder and partner at Lex Orbis in New Delhi, said that the Supreme Court of India’s recent declaration that copyright infringement or offenses under Section 63 of the Copyright Act (1957) are cognizable and non-bailable, has given...

First-half Philippine IP filings increase, surpassing pre-pandemic levels.

First-half Philippine IP filings increase, surpassing pre-pandemic levels.

12 August 2022

According to the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), as COVID-19 limitations loosened and IPOPHL strengthened its IP awareness and education campaign, applications for intellectual property (IP) registration surged in the first...

Battle between Indian copyright societies sparks question: How many copyright societies does a country need?

Battle between Indian copyright societies sparks question: How many copyright societies does a count...

11 August 2022

The rise of two duelling copyright societies in India has brought about discussion as to how many copyright societies is the right amount. Manisha Singh and Simrat Kaur explain.

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