The need for IP insurance28 February 2022
Business practices have changed dramatically since those pre-Covid days of just a few years ago. Is this the right time to protect your intellectual assets with IP insurance?
As fintech grows in Asia, are companies ready for its IP challenges?28 February 2022
Fintech has exploded on the world financial scene, pushed to the forefront by the lockdowns of Covid-19. Asia IP examines the IP challenges facing these companies in Asia – and shares how branding can make or break a fintech.
Cryptocurrency and IP28 February 2022
As cryptocurrencies gain traction, some of their creators are learning difficult lessons in the world of intellectual property protection. Just how can crypto be protected?
How live streaming can expose you to charges of copyright infringement28 February 2022
Just about anybody can be a live streamer these days, but posting live streams and other videos on social media can be fraught with danger for those who aren’t aware of the role of copyright and other IP laws.
Chatbots: A way to immortalize the dead?28 February 2022
When Microsoft secured a patent for conversational chatbots to mine data from a person’s social media history, observers wondered how it might affect the person’s intellectual property rights
Brain interfacing, copyright and the patent system28 February 2022
Brain interfacing has been gaining traction since Elon Musk’s investment in Neuralink. Lawyers discuss how future brain-computer collaborations might affect copyright and patent laws.
Copyright and the developmental challenges of mobile gaming28 February 2022
Gaming was already on the rise, but the pandemic sent the industry into overdrive. IP lawyers in China and India share how they’re coping with laws that haven’t always kept up with technology.
Asian universities climb the rankings: What does it mean for the region’s IP scene?28 February 2022
As universities in the region continue climbing in global rankings, Asia IP asked lawyers in China, India, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Vietnam how the apparent surge of educational quality would affect their IP scenes.
India’s Delhi Hight Court notifies IP Division Rules and Rules Governing Patent Suits23 March 2022
The Patent Rules simplify and strengthen the procedures for adjudication of patent infringement cases to make them more effective.
Stuart Gibson joins Macpherson Kelley in Melbourne22 March 2022
Lawyer noted for his work in IP and entertainment law, particularly on defamation matters.
Jing Lu joins Shihui Partners as partner22 March 2022
Beijing-based Lu specializes in data compliance, life sciences transactions.
Hong Kong Budget and its IP Implications22 March 2022
With the budget of Hong Kong for 2022-2023, which includes about HK$170 billion in expenditure plans to improve the economy and retain public trust, what does this mean for Intellectual Property?
The Winners of the Asia IP 2021 Awards17 January 2022
You have spoken. The verdict is in. And the winners are...
How skilled is a “Person Skilled In The Art” supposed to be?17 January 2022
Patent laws of various jurisdictions stipulate inventive step as one of the requirements for patentability. The step has been stipulated so that a trivial and insignificant variation, which a person may deduce as an obvious consequence of the prior a...
Non fungible tokens (NFTs) – What is the brouhaha all about?17 January 2022
Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs as they are popularly known, have taken the world by storm – so much so that Collins Dictionary picked NFT as the word of the year in 2021. It defines a NFT as “a unique digital certificate, registered in a blockchain tha...