China Releases 2021-2022 Outline for Building a Powerful Intellectual Property Country05 January 2022
On January 4, 2022, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released the 2021-2022 Outline for Building a Powerful Intellectual Property Country and the Annual Promotion Plan for the Implementation of the 14th Five-Year Plan w...
Drone Rules28 October 2021
The Civil Aviation Ministry of India has notified Drone Rules, 2021 on August 26, 2021. It replaced the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Rules, 2021 which were notified in March, 2021. These new rules have made it easier to own and operate drones in India....
Over 220,000 industrial designs from IP Australia now part of EUIPO platform08 October 2021
IP Australia has joined DESIGNview, enabling more than 220,000 industrial designs from the intellectual property office to be part of the online tool’s database of millions of designs from around the world.
Changes to the Australian Designs Act23 September 2021
Among these is the inclusion of a grace period. During this grace period, applicants may publish their designs and make it public for up to 12 months before applying for protection of said designs.
Number of IP Filings In The Philippines Increaes By 20% In First Half30 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.
Level up branding, register for IP protection abroad – Vietnamese firms told09 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.
The value of trade secrets31 May 2021
Many companies are unaware that a single new production technique or formulation results in a trade secret that can be protected. Excel V. Dyquiangco looks into some of the common mistakes made by manufacturers when it comes to protecting their trade...
Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices30 April 2021
And the winners of the 2021 Asia IP China Awards are...
Yen Yen Oon named head of patents and industrial designs at Henry Goh Malaysia23 April 2021
Kuala Lumpur-based patent agent handles drafting, prosecution and contentious matters in Malaysia and internationally.
IPOPHL's anti-counterfeiting, piracy measures strengthened with new rules in force04 March 2021
Electronic, digital or online channels have been expressly included as part of the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Office's scope in exercising its enforcement functions
Patent generation, commercialization now incentivized under BOI’s 2020 Investment Priorities Plan23 February 2021
Projects to generate and commercialize patented technologies will now enjoy incentives from government as said activities have been added into the Board of Investments’ (BOI) 2020 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP).