2023 India’s Top IP Firms and Practices Revealed07 November 2023
Intellectual property owners have been overwhelmingly positive about the changes they’ve seen to India’s IP regime over recent years. The country has consistently updated its IP laws and aggressively worked to reduce the time it takes to move an acti...
Alexandra Lester named partner at Clyde & Co. in Dubai04 August 2023
Lester works in courts in UAE, Saudi Arabia in the tech, digital, media and telecoms sectors.
India: Understanding public use and the loss of novelty31 March 2023
The novelty requirement is the sine qua non of every patent law.
Russia: Features of claims for the protection of the right to a brand name in the current practice o...31 May 2023
This article examines the problematic issues that arise in law enforcement practice on the protection of the exclusive right to a company name.
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.
AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time11 September 2022
Building on the success of its all-virtual AIPPI Café sessions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Association for the Protection of International Property launched its inaugural in-person Café set of small group discussions at the AIPPI...
IP Experts 2022 Australia30 April 2022
Kangaroos, koalas, the Outback and Bondi Beach dominate the thoughts of those of us not fortunate enough to live down under. (As do, to be fair, the thoughts of deadly creatures like insects and spiders who will happily kill you just for looking at t...
Daimler AG v. Vivo Mobile Communication Co., Ltd.30 April 2022
The case concerns an opposition in Singapore by Daimler AG (the opponent) to a trademark application by Viva Mobile Communication Co. (the applicant) to register (the application mark). The opponent had opposed the application on two grounds: namely,...
Betty Pig Application in the Philippines May Raise Some Issues?21 June 2022
A recent review of trademark application filings before the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) reveals two applications filed for the mark “Betty Pig”. Application No. 4/2022/513528 is a composite mark consisting of the stylized...
Attempt to misappropriate Sholay watered down by Delhi High Court02 June 2022
Sholay, the title of an iconic film, cannot be held devoid of protection, the Delhi High Court said, while restraining a US-based company and others from misappropriating the film name. The court also slapped costs of Rs2.5 million (US$32,200) on the...
Urfee Roomi promoted to partner at Sujata Chaudhri IP Attorneys10 May 2022
Noida-based lawyer is the growing firm’s second partner.
Graham Lovett joins Akin Gump in Dubai08 April 2022
Disputes partner regularly appears before DIFC Courts.
Singaporean tech startup tries to register bird logo, loses trademark battle against Twitter08 April 2022
Singaporean technology startup VV Technology lost its trademark battle against Twitter after principal assistant registrar of Trade Marks Mark Lim ruled on March 11, 2022 that the mark it was trying to register is visually similar to that of the glob...