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China’s patent grants and applications grow in the Belt & Road countries

China’s patent grants and applications grow in the Belt & Road countries

31 May 2021

Local experts reveal the reasons behind.

2021 Asia IP Profiles: Tell us about your firm!

2021 Asia IP Profiles: Tell us about your firm!

31 May 2021

Later this year, Asia IP will publish the 2021 edition of Asia IP Profiles. This guide is the definitive resource for companies trying to identify the best IP practices in the region, and is based on editorial research, and surveys submitted by leadi...

PH Filings for January-April 2021 increase to 21%

PH Filings for January-April 2021 increase to 21%

27 May 2021

The number of filings for intellectual property (IP) rights security increased by 21% to 15,028 in the first four months of this year, compared to 12,409 in the same timeframe last year.

Peppa Pig Recently Recognized as a Trademark in China

Peppa Pig Recently Recognized as a Trademark in China

27 May 2021

This, after a tumultuous journey in which in April 2019, Entertainment One UK Limited, the Peppa Pig owner, discovered a product on the Chinese e-commerce website Pinduoduo dubbed the ‘Creative Cartoon Peppa Pig LED Table Lamp'.

America seizes almost US$1 million worth of Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Louis Vuitton knockoffs

America seizes almost US$1 million worth of Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels and Louis Vuitton knockoffs

25 May 2021

A local expert discusses this enforcement action in detail.

Indonesian court orders selfie theme park to take down art installation

Indonesian court orders selfie theme park to take down art installation

25 May 2021

The artwork, which features lampposts, infringes the copyright of a similar installation in Los Angeles.

Indonesia’s new patent examination guidelines for new use claims

Indonesia’s new patent examination guidelines for new use claims

24 May 2021

The guidelines expand the scope of patentable subject matter to include second medical use.

Strong IP portfolio important for fintech startups to acquire funding

Strong IP portfolio important for fintech startups to acquire funding

20 May 2021

IP lawyers around Asia share why IP is key.

IPOPHL Keeps Up With Highest Marks In Eight Years

IPOPHL Keeps Up With Highest Marks In Eight Years

17 May 2021

Commission on Audit (COA) gave the IPOPHL a "unqualified/unmodified opinion", the highest auditing mark that can only be earned if an entity's financial accounts are free of "relevant misstatements."

Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected counterfeit luxury goods

Hong Kong Customs seizes suspected counterfeit luxury goods

17 May 2021

Was the seizure made in sheer fluke or not? Also, why is the city often used as a “pit stop” for re-export of knockoff? A local IP expert has the answers.

Delhi High Court confirms India’s first anti-anti-suit injunction

Delhi High Court confirms India’s first anti-anti-suit injunction

13 May 2021

InterDigital Corp & Ors. v. Xiaomi Corp & Ors.

Benedict Frey will be presenting at the marcus evans IP Law Online Summit 2021

Benedict Frey will be presenting at the marcus evans IP Law Online Summit 2021

12 May 2021

The 34th marcus evans IP Law Online Summit 2021, which will be held June 16 – 17.

Chinese technology firm sues in relation to Chinese TikTok

Chinese technology firm sues in relation to Chinese TikTok

12 May 2021

The amount of damages requested is over $350 million, which could be quintupled under the newer punitive damages provisions for IP infringement in the Civil Code and Copyright Law, says lawyer.

uCloudlink Group announces progress in patent infringement disputes

uCloudlink Group announces progress in patent infringement disputes

10 May 2021

The world’s first mobile data traffic sharing marketplace beats its competitor in appeal!

JPO rejects Armani’s opposition in Eagle logo

JPO rejects Armani’s opposition in Eagle logo

07 May 2021

The Japan Patent Office (JPO) has rejected Armani's opposition to Japanese TM Reg No. 6214148 for V-shaped device labels on apparel in Class 25.

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