Thailand IP Experts 202205 July 2022
Thailand has made significant progress in strengthening the protection of intellectual property in the country, the government has told the United States. The conversation, held on the sidelines during bilateral talks during this year’s APEC Minister...
Indonesia IP Experts 202204 July 2022
Nearly 90 percent of businesses in Indonesia’s creative economy lack intellectual property protection, Vice President Ma’ruf Amin said on World Intellectual Property Day in April. “In fact, collaboration, synergy schemes, as well as alignment of...
Hong Kong joins hands with Japan and South Korea to combat IP rights infringement02 June 2022
As Hong Kong witnesses a growing popularity of Japanese and South Korean IP contents, as well as rapid technological developments in recent years, it is crucial to strengthen the mutual cooperation among the organizations protecting IP rights in thes...
Philippines IP Experts 202231 March 2022
IP filings in the Philippines increased by 11.6 percent in 2021 to a total of 46,496, recovering significantly from the 2020 drop as lighter quarantine restrictions last year reignited business and IP-related activities, the Intellectual Property Off...
Macau IP Experts 202231 March 2022
Macau will play an important role in the forthcoming Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. “Macau [will become] a hub for commerce and trade that can facilitate relations between China and Portuguese speaking countries,” Jiang Yi Sheng, chairma...
China issued Standards for Judging General Trademark Violations11 May 2022
To optimize the management of trademarks and the enforcement against trademark violations, the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued Standards for Judging General Trademark Violations.
IP infringement, John Doe orders and privacy protect features for domain names01 May 2022
A John Doe order is passed when the violator’s identity is unknown. In this case, the Defendants cannot be identified, with nary an information found on domain name database www.whois.com.
Philippines Partners with Motion Picture Association (MPA) To Develop Piracy Monitoring System20 April 2022
The Philippines has teamed with the Motion Picture Association (MPA), which has agreed to assist in developing an effective pirate monitoring system and a rolling site-blocking regime that would prevent piracy sites from being accessed.
Counterfeit Goods Worth P63 Million Seized In Mall06 April 2022
The National Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (NCIPR), which has 15 members aconfiscated P63 million worth of potential counterfeit items inside a mall in Metro Manila, Philippines.
2022 IP Profiles Survey28 February 2022
In September, Asia IP will publish the 2022 edition of Asia IP Profiles. This guide is the definitive resource for companies trying to identify the best IP practices in the region, and is based on editorial research, and surveys submitted by leading...
Drawing a parallel between aesthetics and functionality for design protection28 February 2022
Like many counties in the world, India has a strong law for protecting aesthetic creations by way of design registration. The design law protects aesthetic creations and not the functionality. There is often a misconception regarding the eligibility...
Cryptocurrency, CBDC need to straddle data privacy and financial compliance, says finance executive25 March 2022
There is a real tension between data privacy and financial compliance.
India’s Delhi Hight Court notifies IP Division Rules and Rules Governing Patent Suits23 March 2022
The Patent Rules simplify and strengthen the procedures for adjudication of patent infringement cases to make them more effective.
Jing Lu joins Shihui Partners as partner22 March 2022
Beijing-based Lu specializes in data compliance, life sciences transactions.