Global Patent Filings Rise in 2014 for Fifth Straight Year; China Driving Growth15 December 2015
2.7 million patent applications filed in 2014.
AIPPI: Climate change and IP13 October 2015
What is the relevance of IP in the Climate Change debate?
The Philippines: Kawasaki Failed to Uphold Rights over Motorcycle Design15 October 2015
Industrial design infringement and unfair competition complaints dismissed.
Automobile Component Parts: Registrable Design or Not?15 October 2015
Can component parts be IP-protected?
AIPPI: Is mandatory mediation good for IP?15 October 2015
Mandatory mediation is an opportunity for the parties to communicate.
Commerce minister: India fully-compliant with WTO24 June 2015
Intellectual property rights have been a sticking point in India-US relations.
Lawyers Expect More Complete Design Laws10 November 2014
Validity of Australian registered design protection for GUIs still unclear.
Australian Lawyers Expect Clear Rules On Graphic User Interfaces13 October 2014
Courts expected to consider GUI registered designs.
Design Experts from Korea, China, and Japan Assemble26 June 2014
“Korea–China–Japan Design Forum” in Seoul.
Automatic Exchange of Priority Documents between China and South Korea24 January 2014
KIPO and SIPO implement automatic electronic exchange of priority documents for first filings.
How the US's New Anti-IT Theft Approach Affects Asia's Businesses08 March 2013
The use of unauthorized software in business is illegal and is likely to attract both civil and criminal liabilities in Hong Kong. Yet, did you know that the use of unauthorized software by anyone whose goods are supplied to the US may also constitut...