Vote now for 2022 Asia IP Awards31 October 2022
We have sifted through submissions and researched all the major jurisdictions across Asia and the Pacific to put together a shortlist of the 2022 Asia IP Awards. And it’s now your turn to vote.
“Visual effects” and “ocular impression” essential to prove design infringement30 September 2022
In a recent judgment passed by Delhi High Court, the court granted injunctive relief to Diageo Brands against Great Galleon Ventures on grounds of infringing Diageo’s registered design; however, no injunction was granted on ground of passing off.
Protecting your ideas under China’s copyright law31 August 2022
As the pillar of the entertainment industry, original ideas receive copyright protection until they evolve into fully-developed forms – movies, novels, advertisements, paintings and more. But what happens when the idea is less than fully formed? Shi...
Asia IP China Strategies 202231 August 2022
Exclusive updated about the IP scene in China, from experienced local experts.
Empowering youth through IP laws?31 August 2022
Young content creators are often better positioned than their parents are to understand how IP laws can help protect their painting, programs and photographs. Lawyers from around the region weigh in whether that results in more awareness of intellect...
Joint authorship and copyright31 August 2022
Copyright law can be tricky to navigate when there’s just one author. Lawyers around the region discuss the pitfalls inherent in joint authorship of a work, and how to keep little problems from becoming big ones. Espie Angelica A. de Leon reports.
Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy16 September 2022
Countries sign four agreements on bilateral cooperation, including promoting the creative economy.
AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time11 September 2022
Building on the success of its all-virtual AIPPI Café sessions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Association for the Protection of International Property launched its inaugural in-person Café set of small group discussions at the AIPPI...
Increasing value of copyright works, ideal outcome of NZ-EU FTA, says IP attorney06 September 2022
On June 30, 2022, New Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade published the New Zealand-EU Free Trade Agreement following a four-year negotiation.
Amendments To Thailand's Copyright Act Come Into Force31 August 2022
The long-anticipated amendments to the Copyright Act of Thailand have come into force last August 23, 2022. The Act attempts to update the legislation to cope with online piracy and different copyright concerns in the digital era as well as prepare T...
Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value31 July 2022
Without a proper trademark strategy, a company may become vulnerable to unnecessary challenges, including lawsuits around the company’s valuable IP assets. Madhu Rewari explains how building a strong brand protection and management strategy has a dir...
Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China31 August 2022
Intellectual property rights owners have witnessed a sea change in how their rights are protected in China. Bin Zhang and Yifan Yang explain why IPR owners around the world can be confident that, with sufficient evidence and proper counsel with local...
Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues31 August 2022
The animation sector is booming in China. Robert Chan examines the intersection of trademark and copyright protection, commercialization and how animation works can be protected overseas.
Counterfeiting Complaints Drops in the Philippines29 August 2022
From January through June, the number of complaints and reports of piracy and counterfeiting filed with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) decreased to 56, a 48 percent decrease from the 107 complaints and reports filed duri...