IP Rights Enforcement in Thailand: Does it Really Work?29 March 2010
Despite a solid legal and administrative infrastructure and a good working relationship between IP rights holders and local enforcement authorities, enforcing intellectual property rights remains a challenge in Thailand.
Shining Lights31 March 2010
Announcing the first annual IP Counsel of the Year Awards, Gregory Glass speaks to the winners, and finds out what makes a leading light in Asia’s in-house counsel landscape.
Securitizing Intellectual Property Rights31 August 2010
In times of financial difficulty, more and more IP owners are turning to securitizing their IP rights in order to benefit from the cheap financing available in today’s marketplace. But, as Talal Bijjani warns, securitizing IP rights is highly c...
India: Parallel Imports and the Exhaustion of Rights06 May 2011
How many times have we admired newly-launched products and have craved to own such a product to the envy of others? The only consideration that leaves us pondering over the decision to buy that object of our desire is the exorbitant price tag it come...
With new copyright law, suite of Myanmar IP legislation ‘is now complete’31 July 2019
Myanmar’s new copyright law was enacted into law on May 24, joining the country’s new trademark law, industrial designs law and patent law, all of which came into affect earlier this year.
Indonesian laws cope with the ISD problem31 July 2019
A study conducted by YouGov revealed that 29 percent of online viewers in Indonesia are watching pirated TV programs and videos on demand, using an illegal streaming device called a TV set-top box.
Singapore trade minister urges nation to redouble IP efforts27 August 2019
Chan Chung Sing, minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore said that intangible assets including IP will increasingly drive the next wave of global growth. Because of this Singapore should redouble its efforts.
Marrakesh Treaty: Ending the “book famine”29 March 2019
Contracting parties to the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired or Otherwise Print Disabled adopt national law provisions that permit the production of books in accessible formats, such...
Winning The Race Between AI & Copyright28 February 2019
As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated, copyright law races to catch up.
How To Play Your Copyright - The Hidden Tips28 February 2019
Asia IP’s annual copyright issue teaches you everything from avoiding the traps of fair use and better exploiting your rights through registration to new legislation.
1923 Passes into Public Domain12 March 2019
Hundreds of thousands of books, poems, films, paintings, photographs and musical compositions entered into the public domain in the United States
Asia IP Awards 2018: Toasting the Winners31 January 2019
Forty-six firms from 19 Asia-Pacific jurisdictions took home trophies at the ninth annual Asia IP Awards
Blocking access, stronger legal enforcement, and content at reasonable prices31 January 2019
Asia IP asked key regional IP lawyers Kok Keng Lau, head of the IP, sports and gaming practice at Rajah & Tann in Singapore, and Frank Rittman, regional managing director at the Motion Picture Licensing Company (MPLC) in Hong Kong, how content produc...
EU Joins Marrakesh Treaty12 March 2019
The European Union has joined the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Marrakesh Treaty in a big expansion in membership for the accord.