Vietnam’s Luc Ngan lychee gets GI certification in Japan15 April 2021
Several benefits come with GI protection in Japan, one of Vietnam’s key import partners.
Bilateral investment treaty offers bright hopes for Singapore, Indonesia13 April 2021
The Treaty has multiple benefits, including for the IP sphere.
Hong Kong’s IP awareness is still high according to survey12 April 2021
In spite of the massive destruction caused by the rampage of “Godzilla vs. Kong,” the city’s intangibles such as trademark and copyright remain well protected - remember the neon JD sign in the film?
Nike in a battle with Satan Shoes12 April 2021
Consumer safety and trademark infringement issues are at play in this case.
"Fish Selling Bro" files trademark application in China - until someone beats him to it07 April 2021
While the case might appear to be over for the "Fish Selling Bro", one lawyer thinks that this is the beginning of a long fight.
IPOPHL extends Juana Make a Mark Program to empower 1,000 more women-led MSMEs07 April 2021
The initiative is also part of the recent celebration of National Women's Month
LG Electronics sued by American mobile software company for patent infringement07 April 2021
The South Korean electronics behemoth has been sued in the United States for infringing another’s patents related to mobile devices and network optimization technology.
Japan rejects bid from China to use “AINU” trademark for products07 April 2021
A Chinese IP expert thinks the rejection is reasonable as any other country would do the same to protect its indigenous people and knowledge.
Indigenous Knowledge Consultations 2021 by IP Australia open until May 25, 202131 March 2021
IP Australia aims to improve IP protection for traditional knowledge, cultural expressions by indigenous Australians.
Nokia and Samsung sign patent licensing agreement29 March 2021
The deal covers use of the Finnish behemoth’s inventions in video standards.
Over US$635,000 worth of counterfeit luxury items seized at Chicago29 March 2021
While they all come from Thailand, a lawyer of The Land of Smiles thinks her country is not to blame.
600+ allegedly counterfeit Louis Vuitton (LV) goods seized in The Philippines29 March 2021
The seizure operation went viral online as it took place in the middle of a live selling event with hundreds of viewers.
TIPO Recommends Amending Patent Act25 March 2021
Changes aim to make Taiwan's patent dispute system more similar to counterparts in other jurisdictions including Germany, Japan, Korea, and the United States.
Domain names and meta tags in trademark infringement22 March 2021
A travel agency in India used ‘Volvo’ in its domain name, meta tags and email ID.
International Trademark Association board adopts resolutions to strengthen anticounterfeiting enforc...22 March 2021
INTA calls for increased enforcement capabilities and innovative legal frameworks.