Increasing value of copyright works, ideal outcome of NZ-EU FTA, says IP attorney06 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.
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...
Macau IP Experts 202231 March 2022
Macau will play an important role in the forthcoming Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. “Macau [will become] a hub for commerce and trade that can facilitate relations between China and Portuguese speaking countries,” Jiang Yi Sheng, chairma...
Counterfeit Goods Worth P63 Million Seized In Mall06 April 2022
The National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (NCIPR), which has 15 members aconfiscated P63 million worth of potential counterfeit items inside a mall in Metro Manila, Philippines.
2022 IP Profiles Survey28 February 2022
In September, Asia IP will publish the 2022 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 leading...
The Winners of the Asia IP 2021 Awards17 January 2022
You have spoken. The verdict is in. And the winners are...
Asia IP’s editorial team reveals India’s top IP firms, practices30 November 2021
And the winners of the 2021 Asia IP India Awards are...
IP trends for 202230 November 2021
Speaking with leading lawyers from around the region to find out what they think is in store for 2022.
China Releases 2021-2022 Outline for Building a Powerful Intellectual Property Country05 January 2022
On January 4, 2022, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the 2021-2022 Outline for Building a Powerful Intellectual Property Country and the Annual Promotion Plan for the Implementation of the 14th Five-Year Plan w...
Drone Rules28 October 2021
The Civil Aviation Ministry of India has notified Drone Rules, 2021 on August 26, 2021. It replaced the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Rules, 2021 which were notified in March, 2021. These new rules have made it easier to own and operate drones in India....
Over 220,000 industrial designs from IP Australia now part of EUIPO platform08 October 2021
IP Australia has joined DESIGNview, enabling more than 220,000 industrial designs from the intellectual property office to be part of the online tool’s database of millions of designs from around the world.
Changes to the Australian Designs Act23 September 2021
Among these is the inclusion of a grace period. During this grace period, applicants may publish their designs and make it public for up to 12 months before applying for protection of said designs.
Number of IP Filings In The Philippines Increaes By 20% In First Half30 August 2021
The total number of IP applications was 22,919. The most significant rise was in utility model (UM) submissions, which increased by 26% from 592 to 744 between January and June of last year.