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How safe is a patient’s health care data? AIPPI panel explores data privacy around the world.

How safe is a patient’s health care data? AIPPI panel explores data privacy around the world.

11 September 2022

When does a patient’s personal health care data no longer belong to the patient?

AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time

AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time

11 September 2022

Building on the success of its all-virtual AIPPI Café sessions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Association for the Protection of International Property launched its inaugural in-person Café set of small group discussions at the AIPPI...

Patent Attorney Gauges Ongoing Cochlear, US University Infringement Suit

Patent Attorney Gauges Ongoing Cochlear, US University Infringement Suit

16 August 2022

As Australian biotech company Cochlear and the University of Pittsburgh engage in a patent infringement dispute in an American court, Dr. Simon Potter, a principal at Spruson & Ferguson in Sydney, said it will be interesting to see how the case will...

Plurality of distinct inventions: Distinct practices of India, Europe and the United States in the field of biotechnology

Plurality of distinct inventions: Distinct practices of India, Europe and the United States in the f...

13 July 2022

Practitioners in the field of intellectual property – and more specifically in patents – are aware that patent protection is awarded to inventor(s) or applicant(s) only for a single invention or a group of closely related inventions in a patent appli...

Medical use claims in ASEAN countries

Medical use claims in ASEAN countries

13 July 2022

A method of treatment of human or animal body is either considered a non-patentable subject matter or not capable of industrial application in ASEAN countries. However, some ASEAN countries allow amendments of method of treatment claims to medical us...

Thailand IP Experts 2022

Thailand IP Experts 2022

05 July 2022

Thailand has made significant progress in strengthening the protection of intellectual property in the country, the government has told the United States. The conversation, held on the sidelines during bilateral talks during this year’s APEC Minister...

Indonesia IP Experts 2022

Indonesia IP Experts 2022

04 July 2022

Nearly 90 percent of businesses in Indonesia’s creative economy lack intellectual property protection, Vice President Ma’ruf Amin said on World Intellectual Property Day in April. “In fact, collaboration, synergy schemes, as well as alignment of...

TRIPS and international pressure on high-income countries to accept TRIPS waiver

TRIPS and international pressure on high-income countries to accept TRIPS waiver

30 April 2022

In the wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there is an ever-growing urgent need to supply vaccines, new medicines and testing kits, protective clothing etc. With almost 5.9 million lives lost to the Covid-19 pandemic in the last two years (as per...

New Zealand IP Experts 2022

New Zealand IP Experts 2022

30 April 2022

New Zealand has been in the headlines of IP-focused publications and the mainstream media this year, particularly since the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) ruled recently that artificial intelligence cannot be an inventor.

IP Experts 2022 Australia

IP Experts 2022 Australia

30 April 2022

Kangaroos, koalas, the Outback and Bondi Beach dominate the thoughts of those of us not fortunate enough to live down under. (As do, to be fair, the thoughts of deadly creatures like insects and spiders who will happily kill you just for looking at t...

Pakistan IP Experts 2022

Pakistan IP Experts 2022

30 April 2022

Atta-ur-Rahman, former chairman of Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries, writing in Pakistan’s The International News, acknowledged recently that Pakistan is challenged by its te...

Hong Kong IP Experts 2022

Hong Kong IP Experts 2022

30 April 2022

With China’s forthcoming Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area well on its way to fruition, Hong Kong-based lawyers will continue to play a key role in the development of intellectual property in the region.

Patent waiver for Covid-19 vaccines finally approved

Patent waiver for Covid-19 vaccines finally approved

30 June 2022

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has finally approved the patent waiver that will tear down barriers mounted by intellectual property restrictions to greater production of Covid-19 vaccines and their equitable distribution among nations.

Biplab Lenin promoted to partner at Cyril Amarchand

Biplab Lenin promoted to partner at Cyril Amarchand

19 May 2022

Biplab Lenin promoted to partner at Cyril Amarchand

2022 IP Profiles Survey

2022 IP Profiles Survey

28 February 2022

In September, Asia IP will publish the 2022 edition of Asia IP Profiles. This guide is the definitive resource for companies trying to identify the best IP practices in the region, and is based on editorial research, and surveys submitted by leading...

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