Myanmar now accepts industrial designs registrations09 February 2024
This was announced on January 31, 2024, following the enforcement of the Industrial Design Law on October 31, 2023.
Laos’ IP Experts 202330 November 2023
The government of Laos convened its first Ministerial Conference on Blockchain 4.0 Digital Transformation in Vientiane in May 2023, its first step in advancing the country’s digital transformation through digital technology.
Cambodia’s IP Experts 202330 November 2023
Government officials in Cambodia have been working hard to improve the country’s intellectual property regime.
2023 India’s Top IP Firms and Practices Revealed07 November 2023
Intellectual property owners have been overwhelmingly positive about the changes they’ve seen to India’s IP regime over recent years. The country has consistently updated its IP laws and aggressively worked to reduce the time it takes to move an acti...
AIPPI 2023: Protecting industrial designs with copyright25 October 2023
These IP lawyers discuss issues and current developments to what extent industrial designs can be protected by copyrights.
Myanmar issues new rules on industrial designs20 October 2023
The Rules supplement the provisions of the Industrial Design Law, which was enacted in 2019.
Singapore: Revocation of registered design on grounds of lack of novelty31 July 2023
Singapore courts have ruled in Soon Ailing v. Chen & Partners, on revocation of a registered design application based on lack of novelty.
Examining the intersection of online fantasy sports with personality rights28 April 2023
As we immerse in the exponential digital growth in India and internationally, we find ourselves coming face to face with the growing realities of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and online fantasy sports (OFS) and their intersection with various legal pri...
Industrial designers turn to the metaverse31 March 2023
Industrial designers are driven to create the finest possible user experience. As engineering and design teams are become progressively dispersed worldwide, designers are turning to the metaverse to do their work. Excel V. Dyquiangco explains.
On cross-licensing of industrial property objects31 March 2023
In world practice, including Russia, voluntary cross-licensing is one of the main modern forms of commercialization of intellectual property.
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...