The Philippines clears from the Special 301 Watchlist for Eight Years04 May 2021
The Philippines has remained off the United States' (US) watchlist, which flags countries with serious questions about intellectual property rights security.
LIZHI announces partnership with AntChain for blockchain copyright protection04 May 2021
The Chinese online user generated audio community and interactive entertainment platform works with the blockchain-based technology brand under Ant Group to provide a trusted digital economy.
Kazakhstan gov’t plans to develop creative sector04 May 2021
Lawyers enumerate IP measures they hope to see embodied in the strategy.
India’s Copyright (Amendment) Rules, 202104 May 2021
A welcome development, New Delhi lawyer says, but there’s room for more changes.
Patriotic hymns from Singapore, India in copyright controversy29 April 2021
A lawyer from Singapore shares her opinion on the plagiarism issue for which the government took a non-legal approach.
India’s IPAB, four other tribunals, scrapped by government ordinance29 April 2021
Cases which were to be heard by the Intellectual Property Appellate will now by heard by High Courts, Commercial Courts.
Singapore IP Strategy 2030 unveiled27 April 2021
Initiatives to help the country retain and strengthen its position in the IP world are underway.
Trademark applications in Cambodia reaches a high in 202026 April 2021
Trademark applications in Cambodia reached 7,996, a 30% increase over 2019.
Taiwan’s public will soon be allowed to play music in parks for free… without infringing copyright26 April 2021
While you might assume record labels would frown on that, they are actually happy as an additional right would be granted to them.
From Clothing the Gap to Clothing the Gaps because of “Gap”23 April 2021
Clothing label forced to rebrand after trademark infringement dispute.
Centre Promulgates Tribunal Reforms Ordinance20 April 2021
According to Mudit Kaushik, the stakeholders remain slightly concerned as to the functioning and handling of the relevant matters by the High Courts.
Increasing trademark filings in India have surpassed pre-pandemic figures20 April 2021
Covid-19 and the resulting pandemic may have something to do with it, say two New Delhi lawyers.
Nokia and Lenovo conclude patent cross-licensing agreement20 April 2021
Before this harmonious ending, the two had been in battles of court across various countries for the past couple of years.
IPOPHL Partners with Internet Providers in Blocking Piracy Sites15 April 2021
The two sides will establish a coordination mechanism that will enable a more streamlined and rapid blocking of pirated sites.