Warner Media exec stresses role of IP protection in online platforms as AIPPI World Congress opens19 October 2021
There is an ongoing debate in the European Union and other jurisdictions about the responsibility of online platforms and a major aspect of the discussion is the protection of intellectual property rights.
Singapore’s amended Copyright Act grants rights over wedding photos to photographers07 October 2021
Creators of photographs, portraits, engravings, sound recordings and films will become the default first owners of the copyright attached to these artworks.
Writers of Taiwanese Song Accused Of Plagiarism05 October 2021
The successful Taiwanese song "Your Name Engraved Herein," which won Song of the Year at the Golden Melody Awards and is included in the film of the same name, has been accused of plagiarism.
Divorce, art and copyright27 September 2021
A divorce case between an artist and her husband in New Zealand has got copyright issues thrown into the mix.
Complaints from India prompt Google to remove highest no. of content, mostly for copyright issues21 September 2021
In its monthly transparency report last month, Google stated it took down an all-time high of 95,680 pieces of content in response to 36,934 complaints from users in India last July.
Impacts on the music industry of China’s revised copyright law31 August 2021
Cherry Chunfei Guo says there’s even more for the industry to like about the revision.
Mandopop star Leehom Wang asks fans to stop buying the pirated version of his online singing class06 September 2021
Experts in China share the status of this case and the endeavours taken by the local video-sharing websites to curb piracy.
Number of IP Filings In The Philippines Increaes By 20% In First Half30 August 2021
The total number of IP applications was 22,919. The most significant rise was in utility model (UM) submissions, which increased by 26% from 592 to 744 between January and June of last year.
BTS’ Butter commits no copyright infringement, the group’s label claims23 August 2021
While the ARMY is busy taking the “Permission To Dance” challenge like Elton John recently did, they should be aware of this news as it is not about plagiarism but rather, fake news and dual contract committed by others.
Whang-Od, Nas Daily, and Sharing Cultural Knowledge Through ELearning18 August 2021
According to Arjel P. de Guzman, Founding Director, OPTMARKS, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions are, in their own right, so much different from the usual subject of intellectual property law.
Football Association of Thailand ordered to pay Siam Sport US$14 million for breach of contract17 August 2021
The Thai media company cites unfair treatment in commercial rights agreement dispute.
Level up branding, register for IP protection abroad – Vietnamese firms told09 August 2021
Vietnam’s National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) encourages local business enterprises to register their intellectual property assets, including trademarks, in countries where their products are exported to secure protection overseas.
Reality TV shows in copyright infringement skirmish05 August 2021
The producers of “Demolition NZ,” a reality TV show from New Zealand, has accused the producers of Australian TV program “Demolition Down Under” of copyright infringement.