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LG Electronics sued by American mobile software company for patent infringement

LG Electronics sued by American mobile software company for patent infringement

07 April 2021

The South Korean electronics behemoth has been sued in the United States for infringing another’s patents related to mobile devices and network optimization technology.

Nokia and Samsung sign patent licensing agreement

Nokia and Samsung sign patent licensing agreement

29 March 2021

The deal covers use of the Finnish behemoth’s inventions in video standards.

TIPO Recommends Amending Patent Act

TIPO Recommends Amending Patent Act

25 March 2021

Changes aim to make Taiwan's patent dispute system more similar to counterparts in other jurisdictions including Germany, Japan, Korea, and the United States.

China withdraws some patent applications

China withdraws some patent applications

22 March 2021

China is now switching from quantity to quality by withdrawing patent applications not filed for the purposes of innovation.

Uses of a patent

Uses of a patent

28 February 2021

An in-depth look into second medical use patents, with exclusive insight from IP experts across the region.

The checkered journey of software secrecy to patents

The checkered journey of software secrecy to patents

28 February 2021

Publishers of software and computer programs have long struggled with how to provide their creations with intellectual property protection. D.P.S. Parmar details the checkered journey of software secrecy to patents.

American smart home company sues competitor for patent infringement

American smart home company sues competitor for patent infringement

15 March 2021

A local expert thinks that the case could be much more than a straightforward IP violation.

The laws of augmented and virtual reality

The laws of augmented and virtual reality

28 February 2021

The worlds of augmented and virtual reality have taken great leaps forward during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The universe of IP in space

The universe of IP in space

28 February 2021

Is it time to start taking serious steps to protecting IP rights in outer space?

IPOPHL's anti-counterfeiting, piracy measures strengthened with new rules in force

IPOPHL's anti-counterfeiting, piracy measures strengthened with new rules in force

04 March 2021

Electronic, digital or online channels have been expressly included as part of the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Office's scope in exercising its enforcement functions

Patent generation, commercialization now incentivized under BOI’s 2020 Investment Priorities Plan

Patent generation, commercialization now incentivized under BOI’s 2020 Investment Priorities Plan

23 February 2021

Projects to generate and commercialize patented technologies will now enjoy incentives from government as said activities have been added into the Board of Investments’ (BOI) 2020 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP).

Samsung sued for alleged Smart Home Patent infringement in America

Samsung sued for alleged Smart Home Patent infringement in America

22 February 2021

Apparently, the litigation is started by a patent troll.

India's IP Experts 2021

India's IP Experts 2021

31 January 2021

Who are the leading IP lawyers in India?

IP trends for 2021

IP trends for 2021

30 January 2021

We chatted – virtually, of course – with lawyers around the region, and asked them what they believe is in store for 2021.

Proposed amendments to India's patent rules

Proposed amendments to India's patent rules

17 February 2021

What are the changes, and what impact might they have to India's IP landscape?

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