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Mandopop star Leehom Wang asks fans to stop buying the pirated version of his online singing class

Mandopop star Leehom Wang asks fans to stop buying the pirated version of his online singing class

06 September 2021

Experts in China share the status of this case and the endeavours taken by the local video-sharing websites to curb piracy.

Number of IP Filings In The Philippines Increaes By 20% In First Half

Number of IP Filings In The Philippines Increaes By 20% In First Half

30 August 2021

The total number of IP applications was 22,919. The most significant rise was in utility model (UM) submissions, which increased by 26% from 592 to 744 between January and June of last year.

BTS’ Butter commits no copyright infringement, the group’s label claims

BTS’ Butter commits no copyright infringement, the group’s label claims

23 August 2021

While the ARMY is busy taking the “Permission To Dance” challenge like Elton John recently did, they should be aware of this news as it is not about plagiarism but rather, fake news and dual contract committed by others.

Whang-Od, Nas Daily, and Sharing Cultural Knowledge Through ELearning

Whang-Od, Nas Daily, and Sharing Cultural Knowledge Through ELearning

18 August 2021

According to Arjel P. de Guzman, Founding Director, OPTMARKS, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions are, in their own right, so much different from the usual subject of intellectual property law.

Football Association of Thailand ordered to pay Siam Sport US$14 million for breach of contract

Football Association of Thailand ordered to pay Siam Sport US$14 million for breach of contract

17 August 2021

The Thai media company cites unfair treatment in commercial rights agreement dispute.

Japan's IP Experts

Japan's IP Experts

31 July 2021

Asia IP reveals the 2021's top 50 IP Experts of Japan!

Level up branding, register for IP protection abroad – Vietnamese firms told

Level up branding, register for IP protection abroad – Vietnamese firms told

09 August 2021

Vietnam’s National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) encourages local business enterprises to register their intellectual property assets, including trademarks, in countries where their products are exported to secure protection overseas.

Reality TV shows in copyright infringement skirmish

Reality TV shows in copyright infringement skirmish

05 August 2021

The producers of “Demolition NZ,” a reality TV show from New Zealand, has accused the producers of Australian TV program “Demolition Down Under” of copyright infringement.

Trademark, copyright and Dr. Seuss’s racism!

Trademark, copyright and Dr. Seuss’s racism!

31 July 2021

Six of Dr. Seuss’s books for children, including And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and If I Ran the Zoo were recalled pulled from future publication by his estate, over changing societal norms and the way Seuss had portrayed non-whites.

Securing intangibles: The money made me do it

Securing intangibles: The money made me do it

31 July 2021

If you fail to protect your intangible assets, they will come to be possessed by evil entities such as trolls, and that can cost a fortune. Johnny Chan conjures his team of experts for advice against all insidious foes.

The Untouchables

The Untouchables

31 July 2021

Amidst social distancing in the Covid-19 pandemic, Chinese netizens have found significant comfort by interacting with their favourite animated characters online. Johnny Chan explores this unique phenomenon.

Homegrown dairy brand from India wins trademark, copyright infringement case in Canada

Homegrown dairy brand from India wins trademark, copyright infringement case in Canada

27 July 2021

The Federal Court of Canada ruled in favor of Amul, a famous homegrown dairy brand from India, in a trademark and copyright infringement case in the North American country.

BTS’ hit, “Life Goes On,” gets plagiarized overseas

BTS’ hit, “Life Goes On,” gets plagiarized overseas

13 July 2021

A South Korean copyright expert predicts whether there would be full-on litigation or quiet settlement based on different jurisprudences of the two countries.

Selling of Unauthorized Streaming Gadgets Declared Illegal by Malaysia's Intellectual Property High Court

Selling of Unauthorized Streaming Gadgets Declared Illegal by Malaysia's Intellectual Property High...

12 July 2021

The Intellectual Property High Court in Kuala Lumpur has ruled illegal the sale, offer for sale, distribution, and/or supply of television boxes or illicit streaming devices (ISDs) that can enable unauthorised access to copyrighted content.

Defendant files appeal in copyright infringement case involving ‘80s hit song by Twisted Sister

Defendant files appeal in copyright infringement case involving ‘80s hit song by Twisted Sister

02 July 2021

Australian real estate and mining mogul Clive Palmer filed an appeal last May on the copyright infringement case involving the 1984 hit song “We’re Not Gonna Take It” (WNGTI) by Twisted Sister.

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