Greater transparency about fashion items via labelling20 March 2023
IP attorney from NZ discusses Adrian Hailwood and the subject of duplicate designs
The face of image rights28 February 2023
In many jurisdictions, image rights are protected through a mishmash of intellectual property and other laws. Espie Angelica A. de Leon asks lawyers around Asia whether image rights should become its own IP right.
Walter Chia joins INTA as chief representative office for Asia Pacific13 March 2023
Chia brings experience from IPOS and Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Eliza Jane Saunders joins Pearce IP as lawyer, patent attorney and trademark attorney09 March 2023
Saunders known as “a seasoned and ambitious life sciences patent litigator.”
Donna Meredith, Sian Hope join Pearce IP09 March 2023
Meredith joins as patent and trademark attorney, Hope as litigator.
Hermes logo gets “well-known trademark” status in India06 March 2023
IP attorney discusses “well-known trademark” status and how it will affect India’s trademark scene
International Women’s Day: The founder of the firm31 March 2023
In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, Espie Angelica A. de Leon chats with six women who, collectively, make up some of the region’s leading IP lawyers about the law firms they have founded, the risks inherent in going out on their...
Moroccanoil gets Injunction against Modi Care in India31 January 2023
In a case in the Delhi High Court, judges heard arguments whether “Moroccanoil,” left, was the same as “Moroccan Argan Oil”, right.
TIPO now offering e-certificates for patent, trademark registration27 February 2023
The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office has begun offering online certificates for patents and trademarks, “to ensure TIPO offers more comprehensive digital services that better align with global trends,” the office said in a statement announcing the...
Kate Hynes joins Keypoint as consulting principal24 February 2023
Brisbane-based lawyer brings talent in film, television and digital games.
Heather Steinmeyer joins INTA as chief policy officer24 February 2023
Former association president has long history serving the association as a volunteer.
Swatch AG v. Apple Inc.28 February 2023
This decision serves as a reminder that when opposing a trademark on bad faith, opponents and their lawyers should remain disciplined in crafting pleadings and submissions.
China: Notable Proposed Amendments to the PRC Trademark Law in 202323 February 2023
On January 13, 2023, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) released draft amendments to the PRC Trademark Law for public comment until February 27, 2023.
New trademark regulations that require online transactions and safeguard non-traditional marks take...15 February 2023
The new regulations replaced the updated trademark regulations of 2017.
A case of bad faith31 December 2022
The dispute on the FARLIN trademarks has been a long-running saga for the last 30 years between Farling Industrial Co., a Taiwanese corporation, and Cymar International, a Philippine company.