The trends in IP in 202330 November 2022
Digital assets have been the name of the game for IP lawyers in 2022, from the Metaverse to NFTs and more use of blockchain technologies.
2022 India IP Awards31 October 2022
Intellectual property owners have been overwhelmingly positive about the changes they’ve seen to India’s IP regime over recent years.
The World Cup: FIFA does battle against IP infringers02 December 2022
With the World Cup’s knockout round set to begin, Espie Angelica A. de Leon looks at another mighty battle in Qatar: FIFA’s fight against IP infringement.
Growing laws for growing fraud!31 October 2022
An all-hands-on-deck approach by India to curb misinformation in Digital India
What are your IP rights to internet slang and memes?30 September 2022
Internet slang and memes are meant to be fun and entertaining. But when a Hong Kong advertising agency registered a popular Cantonese internet saying as a trademark, netizens were quickly doing their best Grumpy Cat impressions. What rights does the...
Asia IP China Strategies 202231 August 2022
Exclusive updated about the IP scene in China, from experienced local experts.
The metaverse takes virtual meetings – and everything else – a step beyond Zoom13 September 2022
Nick Roudev joins Linklaters Middle East TMT practice09 September 2022
Roudev joins from Simmons & Simmons, where he was a managing associate.
So Long Lives This Fame, Or Not?31 July 2022
When Taiwanese singer Teresa Teng appeared on a recent TV show in mainland China, her performance was notable for one thing above all: the artist had died in 1995 and was brought back through the use of technology. Ivy Choi examines the rights celebr...
The Philippines quickens digital IP objectives03 August 2022
At the recently concluded 63rd Assemblies of the Member States of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Rowel S. Barba, director general of the Intellectual Property (IP) Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), called for increased support...
Dynamic John Doe Injunction order set to protect media conglomerate’s copyright for cricket tourney03 August 2022
The Dynamic John Doe Injunction order secured by Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) from the Delhi High Court will work to protect the media conglomerate’s copyright involving the India-England International Cricket Series this month, July 2022. S...
Vietnam’s National Strategy for foreign investment cooperation aims to spur innovation03 August 2022
Covering the period 2021-2030, the National Strategy aims to improve Vietnam’s business landscape to attract more foreign and higher quality investments including those in high technology and digital sectors. It is targeting investments from leading...
Legal issues around KOL marketing in Hong Kong and mainland China31 May 2022
Key opinion leaders – known as influencers in much of the world – are increasingly being used in marketing campaigns due to their high success rates. Loke-Khoon Tan, James Lau, Helen Pang and Harrods Wong discuss trends in KOL marketing, and the lega...
A look at trademark dilution – and how it impacts brands31 July 2022
The more successful the trademark is, the more likely it may become generic, which causes the trademark owner to lose its exclusive right in their trademark. Lawyers share their best practices for avoiding genericide