Homegrown dairy brand from India wins trademark, copyright infringement case in Canada27 July 2021
The Federal Court of Canada ruled in favor of Amul, a famous homegrown dairy brand from India, in a trademark and copyright infringement case in the North American country.
BTS’ hit, “Life Goes On,” gets plagiarized overseas13 July 2021
A South Korean copyright expert predicts whether there would be full-on litigation or quiet settlement based on different jurisprudences of the two countries.
Selling of Unauthorized Streaming Gadgets Declared Illegal by Malaysia's Intellectual Property High...12 July 2021
The Intellectual Property High Court in Kuala Lumpur has ruled illegal the sale, offer for sale, distribution, and/or supply of television boxes or illicit streaming devices (ISDs) that can enable unauthorised access to copyrighted content.
Defendant files appeal in copyright infringement case involving ‘80s hit song by Twisted Sister02 July 2021
Australian real estate and mining mogul Clive Palmer filed an appeal last May on the copyright infringement case involving the 1984 hit song “We’re Not Gonna Take It” (WNGTI) by Twisted Sister.
Copyright Society of China launches copyright blockchain protection24 June 2021
On June 1, 2021, The Copyright Society of China (CSC), a professional institution under the National Radio and Television Administration of China, officially launched its blockchain copyright services platform “China Copyright Chain”, in China Intern...
Australian court rules on trademark, copyright case involving Greenpeace and local power company23 June 2021
How will the case impact Australia's IP scene? An Australian IP expert has their say.
Thailand’s Commercial Minister commands agencies to strengthen IP protection15 June 2021
Relevant parties listen and take action at once!
What to expect in the 1st Philippine Copyright Summit10 June 2021
The summit, hosted by the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) will be held on the week of November 22, 2021.
The one with the Friends reunion piracy09 June 2021
The recently-concluded “Friends'' reunion was one of the most-watched specials in all of history. Naturally, given the massive popularity of the show, procuring a license to air the same was on cards by almost all the video content platforms.
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...
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...
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...
Tokyo 2020: Will the Olympics win the gold for IP protection?31 May 2021
The Olympic Games bring out the best in the world’s athletes, IP lawyers and counterfeiters. The 2020 Tokyo Games – set to kick-off in July 2021, thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – might just turn the Olympic rings completely upside down. E...
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...