Singapore trade minister urges nation to redouble IP efforts27 August 2019
Chan Chung Sing, minister for Trade and Industry of Singapore said that intangible assets including IP will increasingly drive the next wave of global growth. Because of this Singapore should redouble its efforts.
Lutong Defeats the Slippery Slope of Adidas31 May 2019
Taiwan-based Lutong Enterprise Corp. and Adidas International Marketing, competitors from different ends of the world, crossed swords over the use of their respective marks before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (Adidas International Ma...
China’s new Trademark Law: In close scrutiny28 May 2019
The astronomical rise of trademark applications in China has been hailed as a great benefit to mark owners. But it isn’t all good news. Espie Angelica A. de Leon explains.
Trademarks & the Legal Market31 May 2019
As the trademark market heats up, competition for your trademark dollar is fierce. Johnny Chan delves into the legal market serving the trademark sector.
What's Your Status, Trademarkers?31 May 2019
Lawyers tell Johnny Chan about the trademark issues and developments they are facing.
INTA study explores Gen Z purchase behaviours, moral compass31 May 2019
The International Trademark Association (INTA) this month released a comprehensive, multicountry research study that takes a deep dive into the behavior of Gen Z – the largest group of consumers worldwide by 2020 – when it comes to their relationship...
The 2019 Asia IP Trademark Survey31 May 2019
And the top ranked trademark firms in APAC are...
Trademark for Public Pee Arises Morality Concern30 April 2019
Registering a trademark contrary to public policy/morality?
Malaysia’s Trademark Legislation Goes Under the Knife30 April 2019
Malaysia was one of the 12 countries to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) back in 2016. Given the significance of the intellectual property chapter in the TPPA, the ratification of this treaty was seen to be very important, as it wo...
Intermediaries & IP infringement30 April 2019
What to do when an e-commerce site infringes on your trademark?
Key points of Chinese graphic trademarks searches30 April 2017
As the number of trademark applications in China continues to grow, it has become more difficult to undertake graphic trademark searches. Hui Chen and Gang Hu explain how to make it a bit easier.
Crowded waters: Crocs Inc. can’t snap off other fish30 April 2019
A series of decisions in India have rejected a claim by Crocs Inc. that the design for its popular, lightweight shoe was infringed.
Infringers: Brandgame30 April 2019
Dennis To, legal director at Ralph Lauren in Hong Kong, told attendees at an International Trademark Association roundtable that because of Indonesia’s growing population and middle class – as well as strong domestic consumption – the brand must find...
WIPO cybersquatting cases grow by 12% to reach new record29 March 2019
Trademark owners filed a record 3,447 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with WIPO’s Arbitration and Mediation Center in 2018 as businesses reacted to the proliferation of websites used for counterfeit sales, fraud,...
INTA submits amicus curiae brief on plain packaging laws29 March 2019
INTA has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body Secretariat emphasizing the association's continuing concerns with Australia's plain packaging tobacco law (Image: Department of Health and Ageing, Governm...