Video Interview - Chatbots: a way to immortalize the dead?05 May 2021
A couple of months ago, a software giant secured a patent for apps that could reincarnate people as a chatbot. What are the potential IP issues?
Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices30 April 2021
And the winners of the 2021 Asia IP China Awards are...
The launch of oral trials in trademark review and adjudication cases in China30 April 2021
Reforms to China’s trademark review and adjudication system have brought about the use oral trials for the first time. Ling Zhao explains how oral trials will bring both efficiency and transparency to the system.
How will Covid-19’s virus variants impact Asia’s patent scene?30 April 2021
Asia IP spoke with lawyers across the region about how the ever-evolving coronavirus, and scientists’ efforts to stop it, will impact patent filings in Asia. Espie Angelica A. de Leon reports.
SEP and the Cities30 April 2021
In this ever-changing world, licensors and licensees must keep up with the global nature of the standard essential patent market, or their corporate decisions would be negatively affected. Johnny Chan reports.
How does owning IP rights impact a company’s performance?30 April 2021
A recent survey suggests a correlation between innovation – and intellectual property – and a company’s financial performance. Excel V. Dyquiangco asked lawyers in the region whether they agree.
Video Interview: Brain Interfacing and the Patent System13 April 2021
How will the relatively new technology of brain interfacing affect our patent system in the future?
Drones and copyright31 March 2021
Drone technology has helped humankind soar to new heights. But its cutting-edge capability, multi-pronged benefits and convenience is tempered by risks on the IP front.
China hopes new IP courts, patent law boost its global standing31 March 2021
China and the Trump administration were frequently at odds. Lawyers say that recent improvements to the country’s IP regime could go far in China's relationship with Joe Biden.
Minimizing the IP legal risk under the China Export Control Law31 March 2021
Shaobin Zhu, Lucia Tang and Jensen Xu explain why understanding China's Export Control Law and mitigating its risks is now a top priority for the companies with cross-border business.
Preserving culture and heritage in a pandemic31 March 2021
How are the region's governments attempting to maintain cultural and heritage preservation efforts during the pandemic?
How IP impacts influencer advertising31 March 2021
Social media influencers in New Zealand are facing new guidelines which will require them to clearly label advertisements as such.
Months into the pandemic, what has been the effect on IP registration?31 March 2021
In many countries in Asia, not surprisingly, there has been a steady number or decrease of registrations, but for very different reasons.