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.
India’s IP Practitioners Share their Wish Lists08 October 2012
Asia IP surveyed IP lawyers across India, asking each of them, if they could change one thing about India’s IP regime, what would it be? Some of their answers are below.
Vietnam Amends Its Intellectual Property Law08 October 2012
With an eye towards bringing the country’s IP regime into line with TRIPS requirements, Vietnam’s National Assembly has adopted several key amendments to the IP law, moving Vietnam one step closer to the global economy.
Front Row Seat08 October 2012
Whether Frank Rittman is coordinating civil litigation, lobbying for copyright legislation or fighting for market access, the general counsel and deputy managing director (Asia-Pacific) of the Motion Picture Association works tirelessly to create a s...
India Finds Balancing IP Rights Tricky Business08 October 2012
Intellectual property rights, especially patents, have burst into the forefront of public debate as India struggles to modernise and take its place as an emerging-market leader in the global economy. However, the country is having trouble striki...