LG Electronics sued by American mobile software company for patent infringement07 April 2021
The South Korean electronics behemoth has been sued in the United States for infringing another’s patents related to mobile devices and network optimization technology.
Nokia and Samsung sign patent licensing agreement29 March 2021
The deal covers use of the Finnish behemoth’s inventions in video standards.
TIPO Recommends Amending Patent Act25 March 2021
Changes aim to make Taiwan's patent dispute system more similar to counterparts in other jurisdictions including Germany, Japan, Korea, and the United States.
China withdraws some patent applications22 March 2021
China is now switching from quantity to quality by withdrawing patent applications not filed for the purposes of innovation.
Uses of a patent28 February 2021
An in-depth look into second medical use patents, with exclusive insight from IP experts across the region.
The checkered journey of software secrecy to patents28 February 2021
Publishers of software and computer programs have long struggled with how to provide their creations with intellectual property protection. D.P.S. Parmar details the checkered journey of software secrecy to patents.
American smart home company sues competitor for patent infringement15 March 2021
A local expert thinks that the case could be much more than a straightforward IP violation.
The laws of augmented and virtual reality28 February 2021
The worlds of augmented and virtual reality have taken great leaps forward during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The universe of IP in space28 February 2021
Is it time to start taking serious steps to protecting IP rights in outer space?
IPOPHL's anti-counterfeiting, piracy measures strengthened with new rules in force04 March 2021
Electronic, digital or online channels have been expressly included as part of the Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Office's scope in exercising its enforcement functions
Patent generation, commercialization now incentivized under BOI’s 2020 Investment Priorities Plan23 February 2021
Projects to generate and commercialize patented technologies will now enjoy incentives from government as said activities have been added into the Board of Investments’ (BOI) 2020 Investment Priorities Plan (IPP).
Samsung sued for alleged Smart Home Patent infringement in America22 February 2021
Apparently, the litigation is started by a patent troll.
IP trends for 202130 January 2021
We chatted – virtually, of course – with lawyers around the region, and asked them what they believe is in store for 2021.