Luxury brands answer consumers’ demand for sustainability16 June 2021
The burgeoning second-hard market for luxury goods has brought about branding, sustainability and IP law issues for brand owners.
Regular blocking injunction or dynamic injunction?31 May 2021
In a world that has gone digital, regular blocking injunctions require an ISP to block websites and other online locations with infringing content so that they will not be accessible by internet users. Espie Angelica A. de Leon speaks with lawyers wh...
Is there a hole in the rule of law in Hong Kong? A debate on the National Security Law31 May 2021
It has been a year since China passed the National Security Law in Hong Kong, and experts have debated whether Hong Kong is still a place where the rule of law applies. Espie Angelica A. de Leon reports on a recent webinar examining the health of Hon...
IP considerations when live streaming31 May 2021
As we have spent an increasing amount of time at home over the past year, we’ve spent an increasing amount of time online, including in making YouTube videos and live streams on apps like Instagram. But, notes Excel V. Dyquiangco, with such live stre...
IP tips when crowdsourcing ideas31 May 2021
Crowdsourcing ideas is nothing new, but it may be becoming more common, Excel V. Dyquiangco reports. What steps do you need to take to protect yourself before taking the plunge and asking for a deluge of crowdsourced ideas?
The value of trade secrets31 May 2021
Many companies are unaware that a single new production technique or formulation results in a trade secret that can be protected. Excel V. Dyquiangco looks into some of the common mistakes made by manufacturers when it comes to protecting their trade...
Updates to trademark enforcement in Asia-Pacific31 May 2021
Trademark lawyers across Asia and the Pacific speak with Johnny Chan about the latest legislative changes in their jurisdictions, as well as the best tips on devising appropriate enforcement strategies before, during and after trials.
The 2021 Asia IP Trademark Survey31 May 2021
The top-ranked trademark firms of 2021 - find out who they are now!
Strategies against abuse of trademark rights31 May 2021
In today’s fierce competition among brands, the role of the trademark has increasingly attracted people’s attention. However, because the trademark right is exclusive, some parties want to register a trademark not for the actual commercial use; inste...
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?
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.