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Sociedad Anonima Damm v Hijos De Rivera, S.A. [2022] SGIPOS 6

Sociedad Anonima Damm v Hijos De Rivera, S.A. [2022] SGIPOS 6

05 September 2022

The Applicant, Hijos de Rivera, S.A. and the Opponent, Sociedad Anonima Damm are beer producers based in Spain. Both parties co-exist in Spain, Europe and UK, but as they grew beyond those territories they began to get embroiled in disputes.

A way to reinforce your patents in China

A way to reinforce your patents in China

05 September 2022

It is almost inevitable that a patent owner will receive a patent invalidation action from an accused during a patent infringement proceeding in China, with the aim of uprooting the entire patent right. Johnson Ge provides insights into China’s curre...

KL legal community mourns passing of Ameet Kaur Purba

KL legal community mourns passing of Ameet Kaur Purba

02 September 2022

Purba was part of LAW Partnership’s IP group in Kuala Lumpur

Goodman opens one of Hong Kong’s largest data centre and technology hubs

Goodman opens one of Hong Kong’s largest data centre and technology hubs

02 September 2022

Goodman has opened its Goodman Tsuen Wan West precinct. This revitalization project has transformed an old textile factory site into one of Hong Kong’s largest data centre and technology hubs, providing the infrastructure to power Hong Kong ahead in...

Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value

Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value

30 August 2022

Without a proper trademark strategy, a company may become vulnerable to unnecessary challenges, including lawsuits around the company’s valuable IP assets. Madhu Rewari explains how building a strong brand protection and management strategy has a dir...

Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China

Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China

30 August 2022

Intellectual property rights owners have witnessed a sea change in how their rights are protected in China. Bin Zhang and Yifan Yang explain why IPR owners around the world can be confident that, with sufficient evidence and proper counsel with local...

Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues

Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues

30 August 2022

The animation sector is booming in China. Robert Chan examines the intersection of trademark and copyright protection, commercialization and how animation works can be protected overseas.

Patentability of AI-related patent applications

Patentability of AI-related patent applications

30 August 2022

As the use of artificial intelligence increases, examiners are increasingly being asked to determine whether AI-related applications can be patented. Asia IP compares the patentability of AI-related applications across China, the United States and Eu...

Parallel imports in China: Problems and feasible solutions

Parallel imports in China: Problems and feasible solutions

30 August 2022

Parallel imports are not only a legal issue, but also concern the trade policies and interests of a country. Due to the lack of clarity of the state of the law in China, brand owners currently may refer to the judicial precedents and take proper meas...

Counterfeiting Complaints Drops in the Philippines

Counterfeiting Complaints Drops in the Philippines

29 August 2022

From January through June, the number of complaints and reports of piracy and counterfeiting filed with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) decreased to 56, a 48 percent decrease from the 107 complaints and reports filed duri...

IP Week@SG 2022 Returns On September 6 - 7 With In-Person Format

IP Week@SG 2022 Returns On September 6 - 7 With In-Person Format

29 August 2022

IP Week@SG 2022, the world's premier intellectual property event, returns with an in-person format, bringing together policymakers, heads of IP offices, IP experts and businesses to discuss the role of IP amid global challenges and the rise of game-c...

On amendment to a Markush claim during patent invalidation proceedings

On amendment to a Markush claim during patent invalidation proceedings

29 August 2022

Alternate standfirst: China’s patent examination guidelines provide specific principles for amending a Markush claim during invalidation proceedings. The history of Markush claims in China, and the two prevailing theories in the interpretation of suc...

Kampong Shrimp To Register as GI In Cambodia

Kampong Shrimp To Register as GI In Cambodia

23 August 2022

To promote Cambodian culture, traditions, and customs, the Ministry of Commerce intends to register the "Kampong Som Dried Shrimp" from coastal regions as a national geographical product.

Philippines Helps Local Creators In The Metaverse

Philippines Helps Local Creators In The Metaverse

23 August 2022

To help local creators confidently create content in virtual worlds and better reach a global audience, the Philippines has partnered with a Singaporean-based company, Stardust Digital Private Ltd. that aims to connect creators in the entertainment w...

So Long Lives This Fame, Or Not?

So Long Lives This Fame, Or Not?

22 August 2022

When Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng appeared on a recent TV show in mainland China, her performance was notable for one thing above all: the artist had died in 1995 and was brought back through the use of technology. Ivy Choi examines the rights celebr...

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