IT & Telecoms
What to know about India’s new data protection act04 December 2023
This marked the end of over half a decade of the country’s quest for a dedicated data protection law.
WIPO, IPOPHL partner to access Alert Data Sharing Platform16 November 2023
This platform provides a list of well-known pirated websites worldwide and has the potential to improve IPOPHL’s site-blocking capabilities.
Lessons from the SAG strike09 November 2023
With Hollywood’s 118-day strike resolved, production can finally resume on our favourite evening TV shows. The union’s new contract provides actors protection from digital replicas are made of them or when their voice, likeness, or performance will b...
Protecting software and computer-implemented inventions28 September 2023
Software is now a vital part of innovation across various sectors, but many nations lack sufficient patent protection for software-related inventions. Excel V. Dyquiangco discusses the shift from hardware- to software-driven innovation and the signif...
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...
Unlocking the power of innovation: How IP fuels business growth28 September 2023
In recent years, Asia-Pacific countries emphasized innovation and R&D efforts, resulting in a surge in patent filings and technology-related IP. Excel V. Dyquiangco explores these efforts and the challenges business must navigate to stay competitive...
Legal risks and protection of AI in the field of intellectual property in China31 August 2023
Current legislation in China regarding the definition of AI-generated works in the field of copyright is still relatively lacking, and there aren’t many relevant judicial cases. Linda Zhao explores this emerging field, and explains why, in the future...
Choosing electronic evidence to achieve maximum litigation benefits31 August 2023
Electronic evidence facilitates litigation by reducing the once-costly burden of gathering evidence. Bin Zhang and Yifan Yang explain how steps China has taken over the past decade are helping IP rights holders enforce their rights today
Rise of the machines: Ownership of intellectual property created by artificial intelligence31 August 2023
As the capabilities of generative AI continue to improve, courts and legal systems around the world are grappling with the concepts of authorship and ownership. Bahari Yeow, Zhi Jian Lim and Alex Choo examine the situation in Malaysia in light of rec...
Michael Morris joins Gadens’ corporate advisory practice25 October 2023
Brisbane-based lawyer noted for data, IP, IT, telecoms expertise.
Mark Bennett joins Hogan Lovells in Sydney25 October 2023
Bennett brings unique tech, real estate combination from Hong Kong.
Law Squared launches new Privacy + Cyber practice group17 October 2023
NewLaw firm also expands practice to New Zealand.
AI Sportscasters in the Philippines, an IP lawyer weighs in06 October 2023
The two sportscasters, Maia and Marco, were created by artificial intelligence employing deep learning facial animation, text-to-speech voice synthesis and creation, and picture production.
New Privacy Amendment Bill introduced to New Zealand Parliament06 October 2023
The Bill seeks to amend the Privacy Act 2020.
Will AI bring the death of IP enforcement work?31 August 2023
Despite AI’s potential impact on the IP world, IP professionals must adapt to its evolution and stay ahead of these technological developments. Espie Angelica A. de Leon discusses the challenges ahead, addressing the topic on whether AI can replace h...