Licensing & Franchising
Qatar, Germany ink deal to develop trade for small, medium-sized businesses29 September 2022
Partnership aims to open Doha office for German business group.
Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy16 September 2022
Countries sign four agreements on bilateral cooperation, including promoting the creative economy.
Thailand IP Experts 202205 July 2022
Thailand has made significant progress in strengthening the protection of intellectual property in the country, the government has told the United States. The conversation, held on the sidelines during bilateral talks during this year’s APEC Minister...
Indonesia IP Experts 202204 July 2022
Nearly 90 percent of businesses in Indonesia’s creative economy lack intellectual property protection, Vice President Ma’ruf Amin said on World Intellectual Property Day in April. “In fact, collaboration, synergy schemes, as well as alignment of...
New Zealand IP Experts 202230 April 2022
New Zealand has been in the headlines of IP-focused publications and the mainstream media this year, particularly since the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) ruled recently that artificial intelligence cannot be an inventor.
IP Experts 2022 Australia30 April 2022
Kangaroos, koalas, the Outback and Bondi Beach dominate the thoughts of those of us not fortunate enough to live down under. (As do, to be fair, the thoughts of deadly creatures like insects and spiders who will happily kill you just for looking at t...
Pakistan IP Experts 202230 April 2022
Atta-ur-Rahman, former chairman of Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries, writing in Pakistan’s The International News, acknowledged recently that Pakistan is challenged by its te...
Hong Kong IP Experts 202230 April 2022
With China’s forthcoming Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area well on its way to fruition, Hong Kong-based lawyers will continue to play a key role in the development of intellectual property in the region.
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...
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...
Deferred examination: Patent strategy or business necessity?17 January 2022
With fierce competition growing, the explosion of patenting activity is visible in all patent jurisdictions. Every patent office lacks the infrastructure and examination capacity to deal with this exponential increase in the filing of patent applicat...
The intersection of EVs and IP17 January 2022
Makers of electric and autonomous vehicles are innovating at breakneck speed and trying to exploit their patent portfolios to the fullest. Excel V. Dyquiangco reports on the intersection of EVs and intellectual property law.
PH had 2nd biggest share of female applicants for international patents among 74 countries in 202116 March 2022
What qualities do women have that make them valuable inventors and patent right owners?