Singapore's Tobacco Plain Packaging Law: The Effect on Intellectual Property Rights
Singapore has announced the "plain packaging" law for tobacco products sold within the country form 2020 onwards. This means that the packaging of all tobacco products sold in Singapore will be stripped of colour, brand images and other promotional i...
Practitioner’s Perspective: Daniel Greif
The career of Daniel Greif from Spruson & Ferguson has taken him to more than 100 countries in high-profile roles in the trademark world. He chats with Asia IP about trademark enforcement in developing countries, training young lawyers and why tellin...
A Remedy Against Cybersquatting?
Recent amendments to China’s Anti-Unfair Competition Law have given brand owners a stronger tool to combat cybersquatting. Niklas Per Fridman explains.
Laos - Trademark, Patent and Design Opposition Procedures Now Available
New legislation introduces great number of IP reforms.
Asia IP Profiles 2018 to launch at the AIPPI
Asia IP Profiles is the annual guide to the IP firms of Asia.
Can OEM Production be Regarded as Trademark use in China?
Can products manufactured in China and exported to foreign countries infringe upon a China-registered trademark? Haiyan Wu explains.
INTA Selects Singapore for 142nd Annual Meeting Slated for April 2020
Annual Meeting held in SE Asia for the first time.
Paving the ‘Passing Off’ Lane: India’s Toyota Prius Judgment
India's Supreme Court departs from passing off precedents.
Making Scents of Olfactory Marks
Not only do scents add commercial value to a product, but they can also perform as a distinctive feature of a product. Manish Biala and Ashutosh Upadhyaha explore the use scent marks in Europe, the United States and - perhaps one day - India.
GI Registration for Rasgulla: Sweet News to be Taken With a Pinch of Salt?
The newsfeeds of intellectual property enthusiasts and connoisseurs of fine desserts were recently inundated with news of rasgulla - a syrupy desert of dumplings popular in India - being granted geographical indication registration in India.
And The Nominees Are…
Next month, Asia IP will honour the top trademarks, patents and copyright practices in Asia at the eighth Asia IP awards in Auckland.