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Trademarks

The fight against trademark squatting in China

The fight against trademark squatting in China

30 September 2022

Trademark squatting is a serious problem in China. Ivy Choi discusses strategies to combat squatting with IP lawyers, who warn: Sometimes, buying a mark may not be such a bad idea. The purchase price may be lower than the costs involved in a legal ba...

Qatar, Germany ink deal to develop trade for small, medium-sized businesses

Qatar, Germany ink deal to develop trade for small, medium-sized businesses

29 September 2022

Partnership aims to open Doha office for German business group.

Asia IP China Strategies 2022

Asia IP China Strategies 2022

31 August 2022

Exclusive updated about the IP scene in China, from experienced local experts.

Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy

Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy

16 September 2022

Countries sign four agreements on bilateral cooperation, including promoting the creative economy.

The metaverse takes virtual meetings – and everything else – a step beyond Zoom

The metaverse takes virtual meetings – and everything else – a step beyond Zoom

13 September 2022

Consumers warned of fake Lego products in the Philippines

Consumers warned of fake Lego products in the Philippines

13 September 2022

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) is advising the public against purchasing knockoff Lego toys.

AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time

AIPPI takes the AIPPI Café live for the first time

11 September 2022

Building on the success of its all-virtual AIPPI Café sessions during the Covid-19 pandemic, the International Association for the Protection of International Property launched its inaugural in-person Café set of small group discussions at the AIPPI...

Art, Music, IP Mix in World Congress Opening Ceremony

Art, Music, IP Mix in World Congress Opening Ceremony

10 September 2022

Celebrating 125 years, AIPPI opened its 2022 World Congress via a mix of music and visual art.

AIPPI ExCo meeting kicks off 2022 World Congress

AIPPI ExCo meeting kicks off 2022 World Congress

10 September 2022

The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) President Luiz Henrique do Amaral, kicked off the 2022 World Congress in San Francisco with an emotional “welcome back” to attendees of the Executive Committee I sessio...

Mariah Carey, Darlene Love draw battle lines over ‘Queen of Christmas’ trademark

Mariah Carey, Darlene Love draw battle lines over ‘Queen of Christmas’ trademark

30 August 2022

Mariah Carey’s attempt to trademark herself as the “Queen of Christmas” has drawn fire from at least two other divas, with one of them filing a declaration in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value

Strategizing brand protection and management to augment company value

30 August 2022

Without a proper trademark strategy, a company may become vulnerable to unnecessary challenges, including lawsuits around the company’s valuable IP assets. Madhu Rewari explains how building a strong brand protection and management strategy has a dir...

Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China

Legal measures for intellectual property infringement in China

30 August 2022

Intellectual property rights owners have witnessed a sea change in how their rights are protected in China. Bin Zhang and Yifan Yang explain why IPR owners around the world can be confident that, with sufficient evidence and proper counsel with local...

Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues

Trademark protection in the animation industry and other relevant issues

30 August 2022

The animation sector is booming in China. Robert Chan examines the intersection of trademark and copyright protection, commercialization and how animation works can be protected overseas.

Parallel imports in China: Problems and feasible solutions

Parallel imports in China: Problems and feasible solutions

30 August 2022

Parallel imports are not only a legal issue, but also concern the trade policies and interests of a country. Due to the lack of clarity of the state of the law in China, brand owners currently may refer to the judicial precedents and take proper meas...

Ruling On Wonton Noodles Business Trademark Case Affirms SG’s Hard-Line Stance On Goodwill

Ruling On Wonton Noodles Business Trademark Case Affirms SG’s Hard-Line Stance On Goodwill

22 August 2022

According to Melvin Pang, litigation director at Amica Law in Singapore, the recent ruling in a trademark dispute involving a wonton noodles hawker stall family business affirms Singapore’s prevailing hard-line approach to goodwill.

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