Date of design registration: Understanding versus reality28 October 2021
The Honorable High court of Karnataka was dealing with an appeal arising out of order dated March 6, 2020, passed by the city civil court in Bengaluru, in a civil suit bearing No. O.S. 235/2019. In 2019, Greenchef Appliances Limited instituted a suit...
Supreme People’s Court of China confirms jurisdiction over SEP global rate setting in OPPO v. Sharp27 September 2021
A local expert discusses the verdict in great detail.
Using the legitimate source defence in patent infringement litigation31 August 2021
Legitimate source defence is a common tactic employed by the party accused of patent infringement in China. Xia Zheng and Xiao Ning explain how the defence is used, and how a seller of patented goods should react if it is used against them.
Football Association of Thailand ordered to pay Siam Sport US$14 million for breach of contract17 August 2021
The Thai media company cites unfair treatment in commercial rights agreement dispute.
Is India “foreign decree enforceable friendly”?31 July 2021
If we see a catena of decisions in various courts in India, we will find that India for sure is foreign decree-enforceable friendly, says lawyer from LexOrbis in India.
Surrogate advertising: ASCI issues fresh guidelines for brand extension advertisements31 May 2021
Though not statutory in nature, ASCI has been recognized by law to the extent that the Advertising Code as per Section 6 of the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995 adopts the ASCI’s Code for Self-Regulation (ASCI Code).
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...
Shanghai high court upholds trademark infringement ruling for Fendi22 March 2021
A local expert comments on the case and provides tips to global brands on how to better protect their marks in China.
Trademark infringement row over logo for campaign to buy New Zealand-made products02 March 2021
A white supremacist group misused the trademark on social media.