INTA study explores Gen Z purchase behaviours, moral compass31 May 2019
The International Trademark Association (INTA) this month released a comprehensive, multicountry research study that takes a deep dive into the behavior of Gen Z – the largest group of consumers worldwide by 2020 – when it comes to their relationship...
The 2019 Asia IP Trademark Survey31 May 2019
And the top ranked trademark firms in APAC are...
Trademark for Public Pee Arises Morality Concern30 April 2019
Registering a trademark contrary to public policy/morality?
Malaysia’s Trademark Legislation Goes Under the Knife30 April 2019
Malaysia was one of the 12 countries to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) back in 2016. Given the significance of the intellectual property chapter in the TPPA, the ratification of this treaty was seen to be very important, as it wo...
Intermediaries & IP infringement30 April 2019
What to do when an e-commerce site infringes on your trademark?
Key points of Chinese graphic trademarks searches30 April 2017
As the number of trademark applications in China continues to grow, it has become more difficult to undertake graphic trademark searches. Hui Chen and Gang Hu explain how to make it a bit easier.
Crowded waters: Crocs Inc. can’t snap off other fish30 April 2019
A series of decisions in India have rejected a claim by Crocs Inc. that the design for its popular, lightweight shoe was infringed.
Infringers: Brandgame30 April 2019
Dennis To, legal director at Ralph Lauren in Hong Kong, told attendees at an International Trademark Association roundtable that because of Indonesia’s growing population and middle class – as well as strong domestic consumption – the brand must find...
WIPO cybersquatting cases grow by 12% to reach new record29 March 2019
Trademark owners filed a record 3,447 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center in 2018 as businesses reacted to the proliferation of websites used for counterfeit sales, fraud,...
INTA submits amicus curiae brief on plain packaging laws29 March 2019
INTA has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body Secretariat emphasizing the association's continuing concerns with Australia's plain packaging tobacco law (Image: Department of Health and Ageing, Governm...
IP Life Hacks28 February 2019
At last year’s INTA Annual Meeting in Seattle, lawyers from Asia and the Pacific pooled their collective knowledge for a session they called Life Hacks for Brand Protection in Asia-Pacific: 15 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know Now! This story, the fir...
Facing Off with Counterfeiters28 February 2019
When it comes to beating back counterfeiters of sports merchandise, competitors on the field often join hands in battle. Gregory Glass reports.
Daniel Greif Named Trademark Counsel For Trash Hero World12 March 2019
Daniel Greif has been named worldwide trademark counsel for Trash Hero World, providing trademark counseling in all aspects of trademark law in many countries around the world.
Myanmar’s Trademark Law Passes Lower House12 March 2019
Long-anticipated Trademark and Geographical Indication Law is moving forward