What to expect in the 1st Philippine Copyright Summit10 June 2021
The summit, hosted by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) will be held on the week of November 22, 2021.
The one with the Friends reunion piracy09 June 2021
The recently-concluded “Friends'' reunion was one of the most-watched specials in all of history. Naturally, given the massive popularity of the show, procuring a license to air the same was on cards by almost all the video content platforms.
The value of trade secrets31 May 2021
Many companies are unaware that a single new production technique or formulation results in a trade secret that can be protected. Excel V. Dyquiangco looks into some of the common mistakes made by manufacturers when it comes to protecting their trade...
IP considerations when live streaming31 May 2021
As we have spent an increasing amount of time at home over the past year, we’ve spent an increasing amount of time online, including in making YouTube videos and live streams on apps like Instagram. But, notes Excel V. Dyquiangco, with such live stre...
Regular blocking injunction or dynamic injunction?31 May 2021
In a world that has gone digital, regular blocking injunctions require an ISP to block websites and other online locations with infringing content so that they will not be accessible by internet users. Espie Angelica A. de Leon speaks with lawyers wh...
Tokyo 2020: Will the Olympics win the gold for IP protection?31 May 2021
The Olympic Games bring out the best in the world’s athletes, IP lawyers and counterfeiters. The 2020 Tokyo Games – set to kick-off in July 2021, thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – might just turn the Olympic rings completely upside down. E...
2021 Asia IP Profiles: Tell us about your firm!31 May 2021
Later this year, Asia IP will publish the 2021 edition of Asia IP Profiles. This guide is the definitive resource for companies trying to identify the best IP practices in the region, and is based on editorial research, and surveys submitted by leadi...
Indonesian court orders selfie theme park to take down art installation25 May 2021
The artwork, which features lampposts, infringes the copyright of a similar installation in Los Angeles.
Chinese technology firm sues in relation to Chinese TikTok12 May 2021
The amount of damages requested is over $350 million, which could be quintupled under the newer punitive damages provisions for IP infringement in the Civil Code and Copyright Law, says lawyer.
Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices30 April 2021
And the winners of the 2021 Asia IP China Awards are...
India’s Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 2021 released04 May 2021
A welcome development, a New Delhi lawyer says, but there’s room for more changes.
LIZHI announces partnership with AntChain for blockchain copyright protection04 May 2021
The Chinese online user generated audio community and interactive entertainment platform works with the blockchain-based technology brand under Ant Group to provide a trusted digital economy.
Patriotic hymns from Singapore, India in copyright controversy29 April 2021
A lawyer from Singapore shares her opinion on the plagiarism issue for which the government took a non-legal approach.
Taiwan’s public will soon be allowed to play music in parks for free… without infringing copyright26 April 2021
While you might assume record labels would frown on that, they are actually happy as an additional right would be granted to them.