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Increasing trademark filings in India have surpassed pre-pandemic figures
Covid-19 and the resulting pandemic may have something to do with it, say two New Delhi lawyers.
Centre Promulgates Tribunal Reforms Ordinance
According to Mudit Kaushik, the stakeholders remain slightly concerned as to the functioning and han...
Vietnam’s Luc Ngan lychee gets GI certification in Japan
Several benefits come with GI protection in Japan, one of Vietnam’s key import partners.
Diesel S.P.A. v. Bontton Sdn Bhd: The own name doctrine and the court’s power to make declarations of non-infringement
Does the Malaysian Court of Appeal have discretionary powers to grant a negative declaration in resp...
Johnny Chan’s IP League
“We trade in a society, where weak protection is a distant memory. Isn’t that right… bad men?” Inter...
Nike in a battle with Satan Shoes
Consumer safety and trademark infringement issues are at play in this case.
Japan rejects bid from China to use “AINU” trademark for products
A Chinese IP expert thinks the rejection is reasonable as any other country would do the same to pro...
IPOPHL extends Juana Make a Mark Program to empower 1,000 more women-led MSMEs
The initiative is also part of the recent celebration of National Women's Month