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Macau IP Experts 2022

Macau IP Experts 2022

31 March 2022

Macau will play an important role in the forthcoming Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. “Macau [will become] a hub for commerce and trade that can facilitate relations between China and Portuguese speaking countries,” Jiang Yi Sheng, chairma...

The Metaverse is Coming: How can Asia’s Developing Jurisdictions Cope with its IP Issues?

The Metaverse is Coming: How can Asia’s Developing Jurisdictions Cope with its IP Issues?

31 March 2022

Imagine a parallel three-dimensional (3D) virtual world touted as the next-level-internet. Here, people move around as avatars. And here, they can interact, shop, play, watch a concert, take a thrilling ride at a theme park, attend a meeting, even bu...

Philippines Drafts Initial Rules on GI

Philippines Drafts Initial Rules on GI

19 May 2022

In order to increase the protection of geographical indications (GI) products in the Philippines, the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has issued implementing rules and regulations (IRR) on GI.

Fashion world more ready now for metaverse IP issues, says expert

Fashion world more ready now for metaverse IP issues, says expert

19 May 2022

Prof. Dr. Irene Calboli, professor of law at Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort Worth believes the fashion industry is more ready now to face intellectual property issues arising from the metaverse than it was in pre-pandemic times.

IP in the World of the Metaverse

IP in the World of the Metaverse

31 March 2022

Metaverse has been a buzzword since the rebranding of Facebook to Meta, and Microsoft announcing the inclusion of virtual avatars and immersive meetings in MS Teams – which is already coming to life in the first half of 2022.

RCEP and its Implications for the Asia-Pacific

RCEP and its Implications for the Asia-Pacific

31 March 2022

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement has finally come into force

Are Businesses and Legislation Ready for the Coming of the Metaverse?

Are Businesses and Legislation Ready for the Coming of the Metaverse?

31 March 2022

As the proponents of the metaverse continue pushing it forward, Ivy Choi asks whether businesses, brands and IP legislation are prepared for a dive into brave, new virtual worlds.

AI cannot be named as inventor – Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia

AI cannot be named as inventor – Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia

12 May 2022

In April 2022, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has ruled that an “inventor” must be a natural person for the purposes of the Patents Act 1990 and the Patent Regulations 1991. And therefore, AI cannot be identified as an inventor in a...

China issued Standards for Judging General Trademark Violations

China issued Standards for Judging General Trademark Violations

11 May 2022

To optimize the management of trademarks and the enforcement against trademark violations, the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued Standards for Judging General Trademark Violations.

Lisa Egan joins Mills Oakley as IP partner

Lisa Egan joins Mills Oakley as IP partner

10 May 2022

Former K&L Gates partner, boutique firm owner joins firm in Melbourne.

Joanna Lawrence named partner at Ashurst

Joanna Lawrence named partner at Ashurst

10 May 2022

IP lawyer will be based in Melbourne.

Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices for 2022

Asia IP’s editorial team reveals China’s top IP firms, practices for 2022

06 May 2022

Steadily improving protection of intellectual property rights has been a key element of China’s rise to become one of the world’s top economies. Foreign and domestic investment alike has risen as rights owners have become increasingly confident about...

INTA president touts association’s return to meeting in person

INTA president touts association’s return to meeting in person

05 May 2022

Vink, intellectual property director at MF Brands Group in Geneva – makers of Lacoste, Gant, Aigle, Tecnifibre and The Kooples – attributed the good cheer at INTA’s Annual Meeting Live+ in Washington to the sense of community among its members.

INTA releases Report on the Taxation of Trademarks and Complementary Rights in Europe

INTA releases Report on the Taxation of Trademarks and Complementary Rights in Europe

03 May 2022

The International Trademark Association (INTA) on Monday, May 2, released its Report on the Taxation of Trademarks and Complementary Rights in Europe. Focused on the tax implications within the trademark lifecycle in the European Union, the United Ki...

Publicity rights: IP issues arising from fame

Publicity rights: IP issues arising from fame

02 May 2022

“What’s in a name?” Nowadays, there could be ample commercial value in a name, if the person is famous. In industries such as entertainment and sports, there are countless cases in which the celebrity makes a fortune out of their name, image, or like...

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