Pakistan IP Experts 202230 April 2022
Atta-ur-Rahman, former chairman of Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission and president of the Network of Academies of Science of OIC Countries, writing in Pakistan’s The International News, acknowledged recently that Pakistan is challenged by its te...
Hong Kong IP Experts 202230 April 2022
With China’s forthcoming Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area well on its way to fruition, Hong Kong-based lawyers will continue to play a key role in the development of intellectual property in the region.
Deepfake technology: Can you spot the difference?30 April 2022
Deepfake technology isn’t just for the dark corners of the internet anymore. With the support of social media, apps that encourage everyone to convincingly copy the faces – and voices – of pop stars and celebrities, or even ordinary people, have beco...
Preventing high turnover and the significant loss of IP30 April 2022
In the past two years, the Covid-19 pandemic has brought on a new way of working. As the pandemic begins to fade in many parts of the world, management is increasingly calling staff back to the office, making expensive and lengthy commutes not only a...
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,...
Startups & Funding: Where do IP and Licensing Fit In?30 April 2022
Startups need to pay attention to their intellectual property assets. But, they also have limited funds. That is why they aim for much-needed funding, either from angel investors or venture capital (VC) firms.
Global document solutions provider taps Anaqua platform for patent portfolio29 June 2022
Osaka-based global document solutions provider Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. has selected Anaqua’s AQX Corporate platform for integrated management of its extensive patent portfolio.
Artificial Creators: Can Works by AI Warrant IP Protection?30 April 2022
When discussing artificial intelligence, people often focus on how far AI can go. Ivy Choi asks: Are IP regimes in the region ready for a world where AI can be regarded as a creator or inventor?
WHEN IP GOES TO WAR30 April 2022
The Russia-Ukraine war has impacted many parts of the global economy, from rising fuel prices to looming food shortages. Excel V. Dyquiangco examines the story that the mainstream media misses: the coming battle over intellectual property.
The Protection of Traditional Knowledge Bill, 202230 April 2022
India is a goldmine of traditional knowledge which, put in simple words, is ancient wisdom handed down from generation to generation, and organically imbued in one’s daily life. Every time we sit cross-legged while eating for better digestion, s...
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...
IP attorneys, agents in Nepal must seek continuing legal education, says Kathmandu lawyer17 June 2022
Continuing legal education (CLE) is a must for all professionals, including intellectual property attorneys and agents, in order to improve Nepal’s IP system, according to Ram Chandra Subedi, founding and managing partner at Apex Law Chamber in Kathm...
Mohini V. joins Remfry & Sagar’s equity partnership19 May 2022
Gurugram firm also promotes seven others in 2022 partnership round.
Rob Flaws joins Baker Botts in Dubai as special counsel19 May 2022
Flaws joins after serving in-house with African telecoms company MTN.