China's New Patent Law Comes Into Force15 June 2021
Under the environment of encouraging innovations in China as reflected in the New Patent Law, the total number of patent applications filed in 2020 has reached 5.19 million.
Australia introduces patent box for medical, biotech companies10 June 2021
The patent box serves to incentivize local firms to innovate and commercialize in Australia.
Changing trends in claims category31 May 2021
It is understood from the statutory reading of Section 2(1)(j) of the Indian Patents Act, 1970 that different statutory classes of the invention set forth under this section are drafted to set forth the statutory classes of invention in the alternati...
The value of trade secrets31 May 2021
Many companies are unaware that a single new production technique or formulation results in a trade secret that can be protected. Excel V. Dyquiangco looks into some of the common mistakes made by manufacturers when it comes to protecting their trade...
2021 Asia IP Profiles: Tell us about your firm!31 May 2021
Later this year, Asia IP will publish the 2021 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 leadi...
China’s patent grants and applications grow in the Belt & Road countries31 May 2021
Local experts reveal the reasons behind.
Indonesia’s new patent examination guidelines for new use claims24 May 2021
The guidelines expand the scope of patentable subject matter to include second medical use.
Delhi High Court confirms India’s first anti-anti-suit injunction13 May 2021
InterDigital Corp & Ors. v. Xiaomi Corp & Ors.
Blockchain and IP and the new normal30 April 2021
With blockchain getting a boost from the Covid-19 pandemic, the technology has a huge potential to radically change many areas, including IP, over the next decade.
uCloudlink Group announces progress in patent infringement disputes10 May 2021
The world’s first mobile data traffic sharing marketplace beats its competitor in appeal!
SEP and the Cities30 April 2021
In this ever-changing world, licensors and licensees must keep up with the global nature of the standard essential patent market, or their corporate decisions would be negatively affected. Johnny Chan reports.
How will Covid-19’s virus variants impact Asia’s patent scene?30 April 2021
Asia IP spoke with lawyers across the region about how the ever-evolving coronavirus, and scientists’ efforts to stop it, will impact patent filings in Asia. Espie Angelica A. de Leon reports.
Video Interview - Chatbots: a way to immortalize the dead?05 May 2021
A couple of months ago, a software giant secured a patent for apps that could reincarnate people as a chatbot. What are the potential IP issues?