Sharp and OPPO sign a cross-licensing agreement19 October 2021
Sharp and OPPO have announced that they have struck a deal on worldwide cross patent licensing, which covers both parties' terminal devices and include patents for communication technologies.
Huawei is China's leading patent inventor18 October 2021
The top patent inventors and private companies R&D investment list for 2021 was released on October 11th by the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce. Huawei, together with three other private businesses, was named the top patent inventor in...
JPO Refuses Request To Register Demon Slayer Costume13 October 2021
The request to register Tanjiro's costume pattern as intellectual property was refused by the Japanese patent office.
South Korean startup beats Apple for a patent fight in the United States08 October 2021
The winner has not taken the grand prize yet as it still has one more patent to fight for. A Korean attorney foresees what the winner’s next move might be.
Young people in Malaysia with groundbreaking inventions increasing07 October 2021
Maryam Muzamir who may get to patent her award-winning livestock feed "YAM 2.0" through the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO).
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.
The ayes and nays of ‘covered’ and ‘disclosed’ in a patent31 August 2021
AstraZeneca AB filed an application at the Delhi High Court seeking an interim injunction for restraining Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd. from making, selling, distributing, exporting or offering for sale products comprising the compound Ticagrelor under...
Patentability of inventions relating to dosing regimen in China31 August 2021
Although methods for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases are not granted patent rights in China, the CNIPA will allow an applicant to seek protection for inventions relating to the second medical use of a substance. Jiancheng Jiang explains the i...
27 noteworthy things about China’s PTA and PTE system31 August 2021
The number of patents eligible for Patent Term Extension in China each year is tiny. But for any patentee having the opportunity to request for PTE, however, it’s a big deal that could be worth millions of dollars. Fei Kou explains.
The fast-track to patent dispute resolution: The administrative adjudication mechanism31 August 2021
Often considered a fast-track to resolution of a dispute over patent ownership, China’s administrative adjudication mechanism has proved to be an efficient and efficacious way to resolve patent infringement issues. Chengda Li explains how it works –...
Number of IP Filings In The Philippines Increaes By 20% In First Half30 August 2021
The total number of IP applications was 22,919. The most significant rise was in utility model (UM) submissions, which increased by 26% from 592 to 744 between January and June of last year.
Australian court ruling says it all: AI can be an inventor12 August 2021
The court recently arrived at such finding for Thaler v. Commissioner of Patents  FCA 879 which involved inventions developed by AI.
Level up branding, register for IP protection abroad – Vietnamese firms told09 August 2021
Vietnam’s National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) encourages local business enterprises to register their intellectual property assets, including trademarks, in countries where their products are exported to secure protection overseas.