IP infringement, John Doe orders and privacy protect features for domain names01 May 2022
A John Doe order is passed when the violator’s identity is unknown. In this case, the Defendants cannot be identified, with nary an information found on domain name database www.whois.com.
McDonald's Peppa Pig caught in Russia-Ukraine conflict28 April 2022
Entertainment One UK, the proprietor of British cartoon favorite Peppa Pig Ltd, brought trademark infringement against Ivan Kozhevnikov for this character. The suit, filed at the lowest level court for civil disputes, accused Kozhevnikov of infringin...
Academicians in India lobbying for amendments to Copyright Act, inclusive digital education25 April 2022
Academicians from the city of Pune in India are lobbying for an inclusive digital education and amendments to the country’s Copyright Act, 1957 aligned with Digital India and the New Education Policy 2020.
Philippines Partners with Motion Picture Association (MPA) To Develop Piracy Monitoring System20 April 2022
The Philippines has teamed with the Motion Picture Association (MPA), which has agreed to assist in developing an effective pirate monitoring system and a rolling site-blocking regime that would prevent piracy sites from being accessed.
Various IPR Amendments on Korean Acts Effective April 2011 April 2022
Various amendments to the Korean Patent Act, Trademark Act, and Design Protection Act will take effect this April 20,2022. This is to improve the IPR laws to be more friendly to the applicant and to remedy the mistakes actively of applicants and to m...
Teresa O’Connor, Patsy Koh join Ghows as directors08 April 2022
Singapore-based lawyers joined from Infinitus Law.
Melinda Upton named CEO of Positive APAC08 April 2022
IP lawyer’s interest in well-being leads to new career ‘building core psychological strengths of corporate leaders.’
Kozo Yabe joins Midosuji in Tokyo08 April 2022
Veteran IP lawyer joins Osaka-based firm from Yuasa and Hara.
Kate Hay joins KWM partnership in Melbourne08 April 2022
Hay brings more than 20 years of multi-jurisdictional IP litigation to the firm.
Joy Lam joins Baker McKenzie to advise on virtual assets08 April 2022
Hong Kong-based lawyer advised on Asia’s first open-ended tokenized fund.
Jaya Kumar named regional practice group manager at DFDL08 April 2022
Kumar, who joins from J. Sagar Associates, will be based in Bangkok.
Ing Loong Yang joins Akin Gump in Hong Kong08 April 2022
Yang is a renowned international arbitration and disputes practitioner.
Graham Lovett joins Akin Gump in Dubai08 April 2022
Disputes partner regularly appears before DIFC Courts.