Asia IP - Intellectual Property News and Analysis
IP protection at the 2023 Hangzhou Asian Games
The Games’ emblem, slogan and mascots have earned the “special symbol” tag
A deep dive into trademark confusion
The likelihood of confusion remains the main reason for the refusal or invalidation of a trademark d...
Thai social media furious over dessert trademark, restaurant apologizes
The incident happened when Lukkaithong Thai Royal Restaurant uploaded a picture of a popular dessert...
India’s IP office seeks comments, suggestions for manuals revision
Manuals and guidelines for revision are those for patents, designs, trademarks, GIs and copyright.
Shortlist revealed for 2023 Asia IP Awards
We have researched all the major jurisdictions across Asia and the Pacific to put together a shortli...
Colour trademark applications: Include a colour swatch or not?
What can be done when the shade of green on an energy drink doesn't match that on the trademark regi...
Guidance for trademark classification of emerging technologies issued in Australia
Guidelines clarifies unclear areas of classifying NFTs, blockchain, etc.
How intellectual property moves in signatures and poses
From Michael Jackson to Amitabh Bachchan to Ronaldo to Elvis, the potential commercial value of a ce...