Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act26 January 2021
All of these changes came after a series of smugglings of high-quality registered plants such as the Shine Muscat and the Beni Shuho in recent years.
MGM caught in Miss Asia trademark infringement spat25 January 2021
An IP expert shares whether the venue owner is liable to the misdoing committed by the event organizer.
NZ trademark suit highlights issue of discrepancy between colour swatch and written description21 January 2021
Description indicates one shade of green while colour swatch shows another.
Nominations now open for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards20 January 2021
Leading local law firms in China are now invited to submit information for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards.
Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Dispute In China07 January 2021
The court considered that 乔丹 as the translated name of the plaintiff's surname "Jordan" has long been used as its simplified translation to refer to Jordan.
Clothing apparel holds release of "Python" design04 January 2021
Is it possible to protect tattoo designs?
DPIIT and DKPTO sign MoU to establish cooperation in the field of IP29 December 2020
Technical cooperation between India and Denmark to strengthen the protection of IP rights for the benefit of innovation and sustainable economic growth
Who owns the mark? Prior user vs. the first-to-file registrant30 November 2020
In Zuneca Pharmaceuticals v. Natrapharm Inc., the Supreme Court of the Philippines ruled that registration is the exclusive means of acquiring ownership of a trademark.
The IP Trends for 202118 December 2020
How will IP fare in 2021? We spoke with Govind Chaturvedi, a Trademark Attorney from LS Davar & Co., who fills in on what the next year may bring.
IPOS concludes 1st successful multi-jurisdictional IP mediation with student mediator16 December 2020
Law students serving as “shadow” mediators bode well for the future of IP mediation
Sonic Malaysia16 December 2020
As Malaysia has seen many developments in the trademark and patent laws in the past 12 months, they are worthy of expert’s discussions.
Allscripts sues CarePortMD for trademark infringement16 December 2020
The telemedicine startup claims it is being bullied by the health technology giant. Is that true?
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission takes down illegal Khadi products online27 October 2020
The Commission’s chairman and the lawyer involved share the nuts and bolts of this action through video, for the first time ever on Asia IP.
Money matters30 November 2020
What monetary issues do brand owners face when devising IP strategies, and how best to to deal with them?