Competitive Changes16 October 2012
The Competition Act 2010 will bring change to Malaysia in 2012. Anand Raj and Jyeshta Mahendran report.
Who Owns the Copyright in a Photograph?16 October 2012
Who owns the copyright in a photograph, the photographer or the subject? The High Court in East Malaysia recently threw out a suit initiated by the subject of the photograph, ruling that she had no legal standing to bring the case.
Pirates and Counterfeiters: Beware of ‘Oplan Holistic16 October 2012
A concentrated effort by the Philippines’ National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights is paying off, say Jennifer D Fajelagutan and Ian Mirandah.
Copyright v. Patent – The Great Software Debate11 October 2012
In India, where software has traditionally been protected under copyright law, patent protection is viewed as a trade-off between the need to encourage innovation and the necessary evil of allowing a temporary monopoly to the innovator. Nee...
Limited Liability?11 October 2012
With the passing of the Copyright (Amendment) Act 2011, the liability of Malaysian internet service providers for online content will now become clearer. Timothy Siaw and Teng Wei Ren explain.
Protecting Domain Names from Squatting: The Arun Jaitley Case12 October 2012
When Indian politician Arun Jaitley tried to register his name as a domain name, he was told he would have to bid on it. Sonam Lhamu Bhutia reports on how individuals can protect their names from cyber squatters in India.