The face of image rights28 February 2023
In many jurisdictions, image rights are protected through a mishmash of intellectual property and other laws. Espie Angelica A. de Leon asks lawyers around Asia whether image rights should become its own IP right.
Obscure copyrights in Asia – and what they mean for vintage films28 February 2023
Japan has recently introduced amendments to its law that will make it easy to share vintage movies and music. But Japan isn’t alone in its treatment of orphaned works. Excel V. Dyquiangco reports.
Copyright for works created by a neural network28 February 2023
One of the popular technologies of recent years is neural networks – or rather their software implementation, which is built on the principle of functioning of biological neural networks of a living organism, namely its brain.
Public consultation for copyright enforcement review in Australia now underway06 February 2023
The Attorney-General’s Department has released an Issues paper for public consultation.
2023 China IP Awards Submissions now open20 January 2023
In March, Asia IP magazine will announce the winners of the 2023 Asia IP China Awards. To be considered, you need to submit your information now.
IP attorney says there’s a lot of copying, “inspiring” in fashion world16 January 2023
NZ IP attorney discusses infringement issue involving Greek clothing brand and leading retailer
IPOPHL to stop counterfeiting in marketplaces16 January 2023
This is in response to the Counterfeit and Piracy Watch List of the European Commission.
Copyright infringement, software piracy at the heart of case won by diamond tech firm04 January 2023
Five companies in Surat, India were found guilty of infringing, illegally using pirated software.
Singaporean photographer loses in Luxembourg plagiarism trial against local painter23 December 2022
IP lawyer from Singapore weighs in on copyright issue
Philippines Reports Counterfeiting and Piracy, Complaints Decline In 202221 December 2022
As compared to last year, the Philippines reports a 40% drop of counterfeiting and piracy reports.
Hong Kong lawmakers pass Copyright (Amendment) Bill10 December 2022
Hong Kong lawmakers pass Copyright (Amendment) Bill
Singapore: Corporate names, domain names and social media handles serve as evidence towards trademar...30 November 2022
(the subject mark) under, amongst others, Class 37 for certain services in relation to flooring and maintenance.
2022 India IP Awards31 October 2022
Intellectual property owners have been overwhelmingly positive about the changes they’ve seen to India’s IP regime over recent years.
Did Chrissy Teigen copy Auckland cake shop’s trade dress for baking kits?05 December 2022
IP lawyer says it’s hard to prove that packaging is deceptively similar.
BIP Asia: Philippines to create an efficient, inclusive IP rights system02 December 2022
The Philippines will continue intensifying efforts to create not only an efficient and inclusive IP rights system but also an IP regime that is responsive to emerging challenges.