IT & Telecoms
Protecting artificial intelligence-driven inventions16 August 2021
Although artificial intelligence dates back to the 1950s, nowadays it has become more popular in our day-to-day life through its use in transport, banking, social networking, automobiles, healthcare, personal devices, telecommunication, computing, et...
The leap towards Malaysia 5.031 August 2021
In January 2021, the Malaysian government released its plan to spark national development and ease integration into the digital economy. Bahari Tien Hong Yeow, Zhi Jian Lim and Sonali Nadkarni say that while small steps have been taken, Malaysia is s...
The growth of non-fungible tokens31 July 2021
Collectors have gone crazy over non-fungible tokens, a blockchain-driven authentication technology increasingly used in crypto collectibles. But before you dive right in to buy the latest CryptoPunk card, Excel V. Dyquiangco notes that you might not...
The Philippines Launches AI Roadmap16 June 2021
The Philippines' Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched a national artificial intelligence (AI) roadmap, making it one of the first 50 nations in the world to do so.
Video Interview - Chatbots: a way to immortalize the dead?05 May 2021
A couple of months ago, a software giant secured a patent for apps that could reincarnate people as a chatbot. What are the potential IP issues?
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...
Video Interview: Brain Interfacing and the Patent System13 April 2021
How will the relatively new technology of brain interfacing affect our patent system in the future?
IT’s Intermediary Guidelines, 2021: Willful blindness and lack of proactive steps will deny safe har...31 March 2021
A significant section of these rules is dedicated to regulating intermediaries in the news and media space.
Sandbox for personal data protection: India aims to foster innovation, ensure privacy, achieve trans...28 February 2021
What is sandboxing, and what does it mean for India's Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 (PDP)?
The burgeoning of fraud by infringing domain names with hidden or incorrect WHOIS data. Where does t...31 January 2021
Does the current system encourage liability-free infringement and is a fraudulent activities breeding ground?