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Licensing & Franchising

To Franchise or to License?

To Franchise or to License?

11 September 2012

There are no hard and fast rules in determining whether franchising or licensing would be a better strategy to expand a business in Malaysia. So, to franchise or to license? Chew Kherk Ying and Esther Low explore the pros and cons of each.

Don’t Forget Your Foreign Filing License

Don’t Forget Your Foreign Filing License

11 September 2012

Many countries now require inventors to obtain a foreign filing license before applying for a patent concerning national security. Anuradha Salhotra explains how the procedure works.

Company Makes Claim Against Customs

Company Makes Claim Against Customs

11 September 2012

Technology Licensing in Thailand

Technology Licensing in Thailand

28 August 2012

Investors are upbeat about Thailand, and technology transfer is on the increase both by way of licensing in of needed foreign technology and by outright acquisition of foreign technology. Alan Adcock reports from Bangkok.

Compulsory Licenses: Indian Debut

Compulsory Licenses: Indian Debut

28 August 2012

IIPA Recommends Adding Brunei, Others to Special 301 List

IIPA Recommends Adding Brunei, Others to Special 301 List

28 August 2012

Ren Yunling Joined King & Wood As Partner in Beijing

Ren Yunling Joined King & Wood As Partner in Beijing

28 August 2012

Industrial Protection

Industrial Protection

28 August 2012

For some products, securing industrial design protection may not be cost effective, but for any product where the visual appearance provides all or part of the brand identification to the consumer, design protection is as critical as tradem...

India Grants Compulsory Pharma License

India Grants Compulsory Pharma License

27 August 2012

Avoiding Mistakes

Avoiding Mistakes

28 August 2012

When an intellectual property licensing agreement works, it’s a thing of beauty, but when it goes wrong, it often goes very wrong. Gregory Glass reports on common mistakes rights owners make when licensing their intellectual property.

Face to Face: Francis Gurry

Face to Face: Francis Gurry

28 August 2012

In an exclusive interview with Asia IP, Francis Gurry, director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization, speaks with Gregory Glass about licensing in Asia, and what challenges license holders face.

Compulsory License issued to Natco Pharma for Nexavar

Compulsory License issued to Natco Pharma for Nexavar

27 August 2012

Report: Biotechnology Expected to Experience High Growth

Report: Biotechnology Expected to Experience High Growth

23 August 2012

Squire Sanders Named Kam W Law Partner In Hong Kong

Squire Sanders Named Kam W Law Partner In Hong Kong

23 August 2012

Should My Bioscience Startup Move Out of the Academic Lab?

Should My Bioscience Startup Move Out of the Academic Lab?

23 August 2012

If your bioscience research has yielded strong results and you have some interest from investors, it may be time to move your IP out of the lab and into the corporate world. Jennifer Berrent, Joshua Fox and Inga Goldbard explain when it mig...

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