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...
Yuanyuan Jia joins Haiwen & Partners in Beijing10 May 2022
IP partner worked on China’s first standard essential patent case.
Ting Xiao named partner at DLA Piper in Shanghai10 May 2022
Xiao leads the firm’s life sciences practice in China.
Lisa Egan joins Mills Oakley as IP partner10 May 2022
Former K&L Gates partner, boutique firm owner joins firm in Melbourne.
Jessie Buchan named partner at DLA Piper in Sydney10 May 2022
Buchan is one of 74 lawyers – and one of three in Australia – in firm’s 2022 promotion round.
Arsen Kourinian joins Mayer Brown in Los Angeles10 May 2022
Kourinian advises global clientele of MNCs on data privacy laws in U.S., Asia, elsewhere.
McDonald's Peppa Pig caught in Russia-Ukraine conflict28 April 2022
Entertainment One UK, the proprietor of British cartoon favorite Peppa Pig Ltd, brought trademark infringement against Ivan Kozhevnikov for this character. The suit, filed at the lowest level court for civil disputes, accused Kozhevnikov of infringin...
Yee-Swan Boo joins Amica Law as director26 April 2022
Singapore IP lawyer joins firm from Lee & Lee, where she was a partner.
Academicians in India lobbying for amendments to Copyright Act, inclusive digital education25 April 2022
Academicians from the city of Pune in India are lobbying for an inclusive digital education and amendments to the country’s Copyright Act, 1957 aligned with Digital India and the New Education Policy 2020.
Various IPR Amendments on Korean Acts Effective April 2011 April 2022
Various amendments to the Korean Patent Act, Trademark Act, and Design Protection Act will take effect this April 20,2022. This is to improve the IPR laws to be more friendly to the applicant and to remedy the mistakes actively of applicants and to m...
Kate Hay joins KWM partnership in Melbourne08 April 2022
Hay brings more than 20 years of multi-jurisdictional IP litigation to the firm.
Graham Lovett joins Akin Gump in Dubai08 April 2022
Disputes partner regularly appears before DIFC Courts.
Singaporean tech startup tries to register bird logo, loses trademark battle against Twitter08 April 2022
Singaporean technology startup VV Technology lost its trademark battle against Twitter after principal assistant registrar of Trade Marks Mark Lim ruled on March 11, 2022 that the mark it was trying to register is visually similar to that of the glob...
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...