Do OEM Products Made for Export Infringe Trademarks in China?31 August 2010
In a surprising and much debated decision, the Shanghai Higher People’s Court has recently upheld the Shanghai Intermediate Court’s decision that OEM products do not infringe a registered trademark in China if they are merely manufactured...
Securitizing Intellectual Property Rights31 August 2010
In times of financial difficulty, more and more IP owners are turning to securitizing their IP rights in order to benefit from the cheap financing available in today’s marketplace. But, as Talal Bijjani warns, securitizing IP rights is highly c...
Right Here, Right Now: New Zealand’s Major Events Management Act in Force01 September 2010
With the 2011 Rugby World Cup looming, New Zealand’s Major Events Management Act is being put to the test, protecting words and emblems related to the event. Ian Finch and Ben Cain explore what companies can, and cannot, do when it comes to the...
High Marks?05 May 2011
From keener policing in Singapore and Korea, to tougher and more efficient courts in Japan and Malaysia and greater understanding of bad-faith applications in China and India, the trademark enforcement environment is improving across Asia and the Pac...
Criminal Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Malaysia05 May 2011
With the recent economic downturn, companies have had to make the best use of their limited enforcement resources and much-reduced enforcement budgets. While their enforcement wish lists and performance measurements may remain the same, they expect t...
Protection of Well-known Trademarks in China30 August 2019
The well-known trademark has the broadest trademark protection in China. Hongxia Wu describes that protection, and provides strategies on how to best protect your well-known marks.
Vietnam’s intellectual property law amended to comply with CPTPP31 July 2019
On its road to joining the CPTPP, Vietnam has amended many of its intellectual property laws. Le Xuan Thao reports on some of the highlights.
Trademark strategies for Cambodia31 July 2019
Sovath Phin provides tips and suggestions for securing, enforcing and commercializing your trademark rights in Cambodia.
Historic award of costs gives teeth to IP enforcement in India31 July 2019
Delhi High Court comes down heavily in a recent trademark infringement case.
INTA trademark administrators, practitioners meeting set for Berlin31 July 2019
INTA will be holding its Trademark Administrators and Practitioners (TMAP) Meeting in Berlin in September.
Singapore trade minister urges nation to redouble IP efforts27 August 2019
Chan Chung Sing, minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore said that intangible assets including IP will increasingly drive the next wave of global growth. Because of this Singapore should redouble its efforts.
Lutong Defeats the Slippery Slope of Adidas31 May 2019
Taiwan-based Lutong Enterprise Corp. and Adidas International Marketing, competitors from different ends of the world, crossed swords over the use of their respective marks before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (Adidas International Ma...
China’s new Trademark Law: In close scrutiny28 May 2019
The astronomical rise of trademark applications in China has been hailed as a great benefit to mark owners. But it isn’t all good news. Espie Angelica A. de Leon explains.
Trademarks & the Legal Market31 May 2019
As the trademark market heats up, competition for your trademark dollar is fierce. Johnny Chan delves into the legal market serving the trademark sector.