IT & Telecoms
Macau IP Experts 202231 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 Metaverse31 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?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.
Yingyu Wang joins Simmons & Simmons as partner10 May 2022
Wang was one of the last local Taylor Vinters lawyers in Singapore.
Bronwyn Lincoln joins HFW in Melbourne as disputes partner10 May 2022
Lincoln advises clients in tech, telecoms and pharmaceuticals sectors.
NFTs: The India update31 March 2022
While one is likely to have already read an article or two about NFTs (non-fungible tokens), it bears repeating that NFTs are unique authentication certificates representing either ownership of or a licence to an asset and, in most cases, at least so...
IP Distance Learning System Launched03 May 2022
The IPOPHL Learning Activities Workspace (ILAW) was launched recently by the Intellectual Property Agency of the Philippines (IPOPHL), marking the first time an intellectual property (IP) office in Southeast Asia has supplied an online IP learning sy...
Elyse Adams named partner at Allens in Melbourne19 April 2022
Adams has particular expertise in payment technologies and systems, from traditional systems to blockchain
David Rountree named partner at Allens in Sydney19 April 2022
Rountree has significant experience in major technology and outsourcing procurement deals.
Andrew Fawcett promoted to partner at Al Tamimi in Abu Dhabi19 April 2022
Fawcett is one of the Middle East’s leading specialists on cloud-based tech deals.
Sri Lanka Passes Data Protection Bill - Without A Vote06 April 2022
The Sri Lankan Parliament has passed the Personal Data Protection Bill without a vote after multiple revisions. Legislators and others expressed worries over the proposed Data Protection Authority's influence on individuals' privacy and independence.
2022 IP Profiles Survey28 February 2022
In September, Asia IP will publish the 2022 edition of Asia IP Profiles. This guide is the definitive resource for companies trying to identify the best IP practices in the region, and is based on editorial research, and surveys submitted by leading...
Cryptocurrency, CBDC need to straddle data privacy and financial compliance, says finance executive25 March 2022
There is a real tension between data privacy and financial compliance.
The Winners of the Asia IP 2021 Awards17 January 2022
You have spoken. The verdict is in. And the winners are...