Sector

Trademarks

Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act

Japan Approves Revised Plant Variety Protection and Seed Act

26 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 spat

MGM caught in Miss Asia trademark infringement spat

25 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 description

NZ trademark suit highlights issue of discrepancy between colour swatch and written description

21 January 2021

Description indicates one shade of green while colour swatch shows another.

Nominations now open for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards

Nominations now open for the 2021 Asia IP China Awards

20 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 China

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Dispute In China

07 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" design

Clothing apparel holds release of "Python" design

04 January 2021

Is it possible to protect tattoo designs?

DPIIT and DKPTO sign MoU to establish cooperation in the field of IP

DPIIT and DKPTO sign MoU to establish cooperation in the field of IP

29 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 registrant

Who owns the mark? Prior user vs. the first-to-file registrant

30 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 2021

The IP Trends for 2021

18 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 mediator

IPOS concludes 1st successful multi-jurisdictional IP mediation with student mediator

16 December 2020

Law students serving as “shadow” mediators bode well for the future of IP mediation

Sonic Malaysia

Sonic Malaysia

16 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 infringement

Allscripts sues CarePortMD for trademark infringement

16 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 online

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission takes down illegal Khadi products online

27 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 matters

Money matters

30 November 2020

What monetary issues do brand owners face when devising IP strategies, and how best to to deal with them?

South Korea amends major IP laws for stronger enforcement

South Korea amends major IP laws for stronger enforcement

30 November 2020

How have South Korea's IP laws been made more friendly for right holders?

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