Licensing & Franchising
Insights on Franchising: A Singapore Perspective12 September 2017
Singapore is a multiracial and a multicultural country that demands variety in all aspects of its marketplace. Recently, news of the imminent departure of bubble tea franchise Gong Cha from Singapore has directed attention towards a new beverage bran...
LESI 2017’s Augmented Reality18 April 2017
Whether you are an attendee of LESI 2017 or not, this feature will help you dive into the kaleidoscopic licensing world, which can drive your IP business forward. Johnny Chan reports.
The Evolution of Mobile Handset Licensing18 April 2017
While Apple and Samsung may have declared patent peace in August 2014, for the rest of the smartphone industry, patent licensing is a growth area. Terry Ludlow and Treena Grevatt look at who’s winning, and why.
Brand Licensing in the Digital Era26 January 2017
Licensing experts gathered in January at the Asian Licensing Conference in Hong Kong. Johnny Chan reports on the revolutionary licensing shift towards gamification and digitization.
Choosing the Best Broadcasting Deal for Your Sport14 December 2016
Professional sports teams, leagues and federations can often earn more than half of their revenue from the sale of broadcast rights, which is why, Emma Turner says, it’s important that stakeholders ensure that rights representation and licence...
Fantastic Rights and Where to Use Them05 January 2017
The complete guide to outsourcing IP work.
Practice Update: ICT v. TMT18 October 2016
Lawyers talk to Johnny Chan about the overlap of information and communications technology (ICT) and telecommunications, media and technology (TMT), relevant laws, specialization of firms and the loss of telecoms lawyers to private companie...
Into The Unknown14 September 2016
Experts go deep into the subject of insolvency with Johnny Chan to see what the key problems are and what IP owners can do to minimize the impact.
IP Week @ Singapore officially opens23 August 2016
Event runs from 22 - 24 August at the Marina Bay Sands.
Watermark acquired by Shelston IP’s holding Company24 August 2016
Watermark one of the longest-established IP firms in Australia.
LESI 2016: Golden Opportunities on the Silk Road18 August 2016
Around 500 IP professionals from 43 countries gathered at Beijing’s China World Hotel in May to reflect on recent IP developments in China at the Licensing Executives Society International’s annual conference. Asia IP’s Simon Lee pr...
China’s Licensing Boom19 August 2016
The government’s ‘Made in China 2025’ initiative aims to turn the country from a manufacturer of quantity to one of quality. Simon Lee investigates the opportunities and challenges this will present to patent owners and licensing pr...
Mandatory Recordal of IP License Agreements in Indonesia19 August 2016
The Ministry of Law and Human Rights (MoLHR) of Indonesia recently issued regulations outlining the procedure for recordal of IP license agreements in Indonesia.