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Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices for 2022

Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices for 2022

06 May 2022

Steadily improving protection of intellectual property rights has been a key element of China’s rise to become one of the world’s top economies. Foreign and domestic investment alike has risen as rights owners have become increasingly confident about...

INTA president touts association’s return to meeting in person

INTA president touts association’s return to meeting in person

05 May 2022

Vink, intellectual property director at MF Brands Group in Geneva – makers of Lacoste, Gant, Aigle, Tecnifibre and The Kooples – attributed the good cheer at INTA’s Annual Meeting Live+ in Washington to the sense of community among its members.

Singapore youth aware of IP, but knowledge of IP protection limited, says survey

Singapore youth aware of IP, but knowledge of IP protection limited, says survey

03 May 2022

Seventy percent of youths in Singapore know about intellectual property. Of all the IP assets, copyright is the most familiar to them. However, knowledge of IP protection for content is low.

Publicity rights: IP issues arising from fame

Publicity rights: IP issues arising from fame

02 May 2022

“What’s in a name?” Nowadays, there could be ample commercial value in a name, if the person is famous. In industries such as entertainment and sports, there are countless cases in which the celebrity makes a fortune out of their name, image, or like...

Vink, Tang urge INTA attendees to seek out innovation

Vink, Tang urge INTA attendees to seek out innovation

02 May 2022

Brands are always big business at the International Trademark Association’s Annual Meeting Live+, so it was no surprise when much of the meeting’s open ceremonies were devoted to what brands can do in today’s world.

IP infringement, John Doe orders and privacy protect features for domain names

IP infringement, John Doe orders and privacy protect features for domain names

01 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 conflict

McDonald's Peppa Pig caught in Russia-Ukraine conflict

28 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...

IPOS announces changes to board

IPOS announces changes to board

26 April 2022

Lawyers from Bird & Bird, Amica join board.

Academicians in India lobbying for amendments to Copyright Act, inclusive digital education

Academicians in India lobbying for amendments to Copyright Act, inclusive digital education

25 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 System

Philippines Partners with Motion Picture Association (MPA) To Develop Piracy Monitoring System

20 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 20

Various IPR Amendments on Korean Acts Effective April 20

11 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 directors

Teresa O’Connor, Patsy Koh join Ghows as directors

08 April 2022

Singapore-based lawyers joined from Infinitus Law.

Melinda Upton named CEO of Positive APAC

Melinda Upton named CEO of Positive APAC

08 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 Tokyo

Kozo Yabe joins Midosuji in Tokyo

08 April 2022

Veteran IP lawyer joins Osaka-based firm from Yuasa and Hara.

Kate Hay joins KWM partnership in Melbourne

Kate Hay joins KWM partnership in Melbourne

08 April 2022

Hay brings more than 20 years of multi-jurisdictional IP litigation to the firm.

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