Baker McKenzie FenXun secures landmark win for International Fruit Genetics in PVR infringement case25 August 2023
Infringement involved IFG’s proprietary grape variety IFG Six, which is sold under the trademark Sweet Sapphire (Chinese trademark 甜蜜蓝宝石).
South Korea's PIPC imposes administrative sanctions on OpenAI24 August 2023
Commission to conduct compliance monitoring of AI services including ChatGPT.
Clarivate names Top 100 new brands of 202324 August 2023
The world of brands is changing, with the East growing in prominence in new brand creation: An increasing number of the best-protected global brands are coming from China, Japan and South Korea.
Emirates group receives observer status at WIPO23 August 2023
The involvement of ERRA among other stakeholder organizations and interest groups promotes the expansion of the publishing industry in the UAE.
Japan, Thailand file more GI registrations23 August 2023
The successful registrations seek to promote identity and cultural narratives that produce cash for nearby communities and assist increasing trading options for agricultural products.
Vietnam reduces IP filing fee for pandemic-affected businesses, individual21 August 2023
Vietnam’s Minister of Finance issues Circular reducing collection rates for 36 fees and charges
Cambodia finalizes key draft IP policy21 August 2023
The policy entails increasing Cambodian IP protection and enhancing the prestige of the country’s businesses and goods, and encouraging innovation.
Korea combats digital theft through partnership14 August 2023
The agreement states that the partnership will raise awareness of intellectual property rights and to offer practical advice on digital piracy.
Traditional goods in Indonesia can now become global brands11 August 2023
The minister stated that this good news came from Geneva, Switzerland.
To prevent trademark infringement, schools must consider registering mark’s foreign language name09 August 2023
IP lawyer shares insights on recent trademark lawsuit won by pre-school chain in Singapore.
Philippines to move to cloud for IP registration services03 August 2023
The move is expected to streamline internal procedures and increase data management efficiency.
Abu Dhabi establishes IP excellence centre28 July 2023
The excellence centre is to foster innovation and boost Abu Dhabi’s competitiveness on a global scale.
Delhi High Court’s quashing of refusal order in trademark case a fine critique on unskilled action20 July 2023
IP lawyer shares Registrar of Trademarks’ missteps leading to Delhi High Court ruling.
IP attorney reacts to human-robot presscon: AI legislation not happening20 July 2023
Beijing attorney shares thoughts on Geneva AI summit, including notion of AI taking away jobs
Twitter threatens to use Meta for trade secret theft in relation to Threads20 July 2023
“The growth of Threads has been immense which is also due to the already established 2 billion users of Meta from other platforms,” said IP and social media expert.