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The metaverse takes virtual meetings – and everything else – a step beyond Zoom

The metaverse takes virtual meetings – and everything else – a step beyond Zoom

13 September 2022

Patentability of AI-related patent applications

Patentability of AI-related patent applications

30 August 2022

As the use of artificial intelligence increases, examiners are increasingly being asked to determine whether AI-related applications can be patented. Asia IP compares the patentability of AI-related applications across China, the United States and Eu...

The Philippines quickens digital IP objectives

The Philippines quickens digital IP objectives

03 August 2022

At the recently concluded 63rd Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Rowel S. Barba, director general of the Intellectual Property (IP) Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), called for increased support...

Thailand IP Experts 2022

Thailand IP Experts 2022

05 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 2022

Indonesia IP Experts 2022

04 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...

New Zealand IP Experts 2022

New Zealand IP Experts 2022

30 April 2022

New Zealand has been in the headlines of IP-focused publications and the mainstream media this year, particularly since the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) ruled recently that artificial intelligence cannot be an inventor.

IP Experts 2022 Australia

IP Experts 2022 Australia

30 April 2022

Kangaroos, koalas, the Outback and Bondi Beach dominate the thoughts of those of us not fortunate enough to live down under. (As do, to be fair, the thoughts of deadly creatures like insects and spiders who will happily kill you just for looking at t...

Pakistan IP Experts 2022

Pakistan IP Experts 2022

30 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 2022

Hong Kong IP Experts 2022

30 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.

ASCI guidelines for advertising and promotion of virtual digital assets and services

ASCI guidelines for advertising and promotion of virtual digital assets and services

24 June 2022

A lack of structural framework for regulation of virtual digital assets, such as NFTs and cryptocurrencies, and the advertisement of such in India, has resulted in ambiguous and opaque advertisements.

Rob Flaws joins Baker Botts in Dubai as special counsel

Rob Flaws joins Baker Botts in Dubai as special counsel

19 May 2022

Flaws joins after serving in-house with African telecoms company MTN.

Nicholas Blackmore promoted to partner at Kennedys in Melbourne

Nicholas Blackmore promoted to partner at Kennedys in Melbourne

19 May 2022

Blackmore also leads firm’s IT & Privacy practice in Hong Kong.

Macau IP Experts 2022

Macau IP Experts 2022

31 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...

IP in the World of the Metaverse

IP in the World of the Metaverse

31 March 2022

Metaverse has been a buzzword since the rebranding of Facebook to Meta, and Microsoft announcing the inclusion of virtual avatars and immersive meetings in MS Teams – which is already coming to life in the first half of 2022.

Are Businesses and Legislation Ready for the Coming of the Metaverse?

Are Businesses and Legislation Ready for the Coming of the Metaverse?

31 March 2022

As the proponents of the metaverse continue pushing it forward, Ivy Choi asks whether businesses, brands and IP legislation are prepared for a dive into brave, new virtual worlds.

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