Singapore Patent – Obviousness of Error31 December 2022
A recent decision of the High Court of Singapore has set a precedent for correcting data included in a specification of an application for a patent. In an appeal case between Nippon Shinyaku Co, Ltd and the Registrar of Patents, the High Court has re...
2023 China IP Awards Submissions now open20 January 2023
In March, Asia IP magazine will announce the winners of the 2023 Asia IP China Awards. To be considered, you need to submit your information now.
Myanmar’s IP Experts30 November 2022
Seven years ago, in 2015, Asia IP visited Yangon, the commercial centre of Myanmar, for the first time, in search of Myanmar’s long-promised (and longer-awaited) suite of intellectual property laws.
Laos’ IP Experts30 November 2022
Laos made the news in late September when the Lao Department of Intellectual Property cancelled two trademark registrations based on their confusing similarity to earlier marks.
EXAMINING PATENTS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY30 November 2022
Climate change is resulting in companies and consumers alike driving increasing use of green technology. Industries that are vital to the lives of people worldwide are incorporating such technologies, including the mining industry.
Cambodia’s IP Experts30 November 2022
Cambodia had a moment on the world intellectual property stage in July this year when a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce took the stage at the World Intellectual Property Organization’s 63rd conference in July to promote the country’s prog...
Telecom minister stresses importance of IP protection to digital innovation, Smart Bangladesh18 January 2023
Bangladesh Patent Act must be analyzed, says legal practitioner
Nepal needs huge improvement in digital entrepreneurship, innovation17 January 2023
Updating laws, more investments in science and tech, upskilling, among needed measures.
What is so inventive about the invention?30 November 2022
Inventive step has long been the main stumbling block for inventors seeking a patent for their invention. Manisha Singh and Aditya Goel explain how a recent case in India has determined that no matter how simple an invention might appear, it could st...
Patents are for the weak?30 November 2022
Elon Musk recently told a CNBC audience that “patents are for the weak.” Do lawyers agree with Musk, or is the SpaceX owner out of orbit? | Espie Angelica A. de Leon
Thailand updates cryptocurrency regulations04 January 2023
This is in the wake of the FTX debacle.
With the economy and IP awareness moving more quickly, Jan.–Sept. 2022 IP filings increased by 4.4%...29 December 2022
The boost was driven by a 5.6% increase in trademark filings.
AI as inventor: Thaler’s legal team laments flawed decision by Australian court21 December 2022
Standfirst: Errors stem from various factors including misinterpretation of the Patents Act
IPOPHL Recognized For Resolution Contribution19 December 2022
IPOPHL was recently recognized for its valuable contribution to ADR as a means of resolving conflict
Singapore begins public consultation for Intangibles Disclosure Framework15 December 2022
The Framework is poised to increase transparency and commercialization of intellectual property, other intangible assets