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Taiwan's IP Experts

Taiwan's IP Experts

16 September 2021

Indian media conglomerate files suit against media watchdog for copyright infringement, defamation

Indian media conglomerate files suit against media watchdog for copyright infringement, defamation

11 November 2021

Netflix Files Trademark Applications For Squid Game

Netflix Files Trademark Applications For Squid Game

04 November 2021

A review of the recent filings made before the Bureau of Trademarks of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines reveals that Netflix has filed two recent trademark applications for “SQUID GAME”. The applications consist of a plain word mar...

"The Kingmaker" Found To Be Illegally Streaming In Some Sites

"The Kingmaker" Found To Be Illegally Streaming In Some Sites

03 November 2021

The Kingmaker, a documentary about Imelda Marcos and her involvement with her husband’s political and personal life, has been found to be illegally streaming on several websites before being taken down. With the 2022 Philippine national elections on...

Japanese Patent Office Refuses Request To Register Demon Slayer Costume

Japanese Patent Office Refuses Request To Register Demon Slayer Costume

26 October 2021

The Japanese Patent Office issued a "Notice of Reasons for Refusal," stating that the trademark could not be registered because the Tanjirou Kamado design resembles a "checkerboard pattern." Shueisha (Demon Slayer manga publisher) responded in writin...

Warner Media exec stresses role of IP protection in online platforms as AIPPI World Congress opens

Warner Media exec stresses role of IP protection in online platforms as AIPPI World Congress opens

19 October 2021

There is an ongoing debate in the European Union and other jurisdictions about the responsibility of online platforms and a major aspect of the discussion is the protection of intellectual property rights.

Writers of Taiwanese Song Accused Of Plagiarism

Writers of Taiwanese Song Accused Of Plagiarism

05 October 2021

The successful Taiwanese song "Your Name Engraved Herein," which won Song of the Year at the Golden Melody Awards and is included in the film of the same name, has been accused of plagiarism.

Complaints from India prompt Google to remove highest no. of content, mostly for copyright issues

Complaints from India prompt Google to remove highest no. of content, mostly for copyright issues

21 September 2021

In its monthly transparency report last month, Google stated it took down an all-time high of 95,680 pieces of content in response to 36,934 complaints from users in India last July.

Malaysia’s IP Experts

Malaysia’s IP Experts

31 August 2021

Asia IP reveals the top 50 IP Experts in Malaysia!

Mandopop star Leehom Wang asks fans to stop buying the pirated version of his online singing class

Mandopop star Leehom Wang asks fans to stop buying the pirated version of his online singing class

06 September 2021

Experts in China share the status of this case and the endeavours taken by the local video-sharing websites to curb piracy.

BTS’ Butter commits no copyright infringement, the group’s label claims

BTS’ Butter commits no copyright infringement, the group’s label claims

23 August 2021

While the ARMY is busy taking the “Permission To Dance” challenge like Elton John recently did, they should be aware of this news as it is not about plagiarism but rather, fake news and dual contract committed by others.

Thailand's IP Experts 2021

Thailand's IP Experts 2021

31 May 2021

Thailand's top IP lawyers of 2021 revealed!

The one with the Friends reunion piracy

The one with the Friends reunion piracy

09 June 2021

The recently-concluded “Friends'' reunion was one of the most-watched specials in all of history. Naturally, given the massive popularity of the show, procuring a license to air the same was on cards by almost all the video content platforms.

IP considerations when live streaming

IP considerations when live streaming

31 May 2021

As we have spent an increasing amount of time at home over the past year, we’ve spent an increasing amount of time online, including in making YouTube videos and live streams on apps like Instagram. But, notes Excel V. Dyquiangco, with such live stre...

Regular blocking injunction or dynamic injunction?

Regular blocking injunction or dynamic injunction?

31 May 2021

In a world that has gone digital, regular blocking injunctions require an ISP to block websites and other online locations with infringing content so that they will not be accessible by internet users. Espie Angelica A. de Leon speaks with lawyers wh...

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