The one with the Friends reunion piracy09 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 streaming31 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?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...
Tokyo 2020: Will the Olympics win the gold for IP protection?31 May 2021
The Olympic Games bring out the best in the world’s athletes, IP lawyers and counterfeiters. The 2020 Tokyo Games – set to kick-off in July 2021, thanks to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic – might just turn the Olympic rings completely upside down. E...
Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices30 April 2021
And the winners of the 2021 Asia IP China Awards are...
Patriotic hymns from Singapore, India in copyright controversy29 April 2021
A lawyer from Singapore shares her opinion on the plagiarism issue for which the government took a non-legal approach.
Taiwan’s public will soon be allowed to play music in parks for free… without infringing copyright26 April 2021
While you might assume record labels would frown on that, they are actually happy as an additional right would be granted to them.
How IP impacts influencer advertising31 March 2021
Social media influencers in New Zealand are facing new guidelines which will require them to clearly label advertisements as such.
Preserving culture and heritage in a pandemic31 March 2021
How are the region's governments attempting to maintain cultural and heritage preservation efforts during the pandemic?
Drones and copyright31 March 2021
Drone technology has helped humankind soar to new heights. But its cutting-edge capability, multi-pronged benefits and convenience is tempered by risks on the IP front.
Books and other media in the public domain: Is copyright dead?28 February 2021
As copyrighted works pass into the public domain, is there any way to revive those rights?
China: Recent revisions to the copyright law and their impact on cultural and entertainment enterpri...28 February 2021
Minjian You explains the latest revisions to China’s copyright law, which include a significant broadening of the scope of audio-visual works protected by the law.
China: Court rules on copyright infringement involving online games and live streaming28 February 2021
How will the new matters of IP protection of online protection of online games, mobile games and e-sports affect Chinese copyright law?