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Trademarks

China IP Experts

China IP Experts

31 October 2022

China has reached the top in terms of global patent filings.

Advantages and drawbacks of the arbitration of IP disputes

Advantages and drawbacks of the arbitration of IP disputes

31 October 2022

Increasing numbers of parties in IP-reliant industries such as technology, healthcare, aviation, etc., are agreeing to resolve disputes under their cross-border contracts via arbitration.

James Bond declared a well-known mark

James Bond declared a well-known mark

31 October 2022

Are the marks below confusingly similar?

Trademark advertising in India through Google Ads – Current scenario

Trademark advertising in India through Google Ads – Current scenario

31 October 2022

India has been pro-actively dealing with trademark registrations, infringements and safeguarding proprietor’s rights with respect to their trademarks of concern.

Growing laws for growing fraud!

Growing laws for growing fraud!

31 October 2022

An all-hands-on-deck approach by India to curb misinformation in Digital India

Singapore: Importance of the use of a registered mark in a revocation action

Singapore: Importance of the use of a registered mark in a revocation action

31 October 2022

In Singapore, a registered trademark may be susceptible to cancellation if it has not been used within five years from completion of registration, or if such use has been suspended for a continuous period of five years or more

2022 FIFA World Cup a showcase of sports innovations

2022 FIFA World Cup a showcase of sports innovations

18 November 2022

More innovations, adapted technologies from other sports, designs to thrill football fans in coming years

IPOPHL Advises Patents For Handloom Weavers

IPOPHL Advises Patents For Handloom Weavers

18 November 2022

It is for their protection and security.

The unintentional consequences of unintended claims

The unintentional consequences of unintended claims

30 September 2022

A patent specification containing an unintended claim often brings about unintentional consequences. Lawyers around the region explain how to avoid opening the door to potential infringers.

Trademarks and #Hashtags

Trademarks and #Hashtags

30 September 2022

Companies have been using hashtags on their social media posts to increase brand awareness and encourage consumers to talk about it. But there are potential pitfalls, too, such as when a carefully cultivated hashtag ends up being associated with nega...

Creating a family business: Surnames and trademarks

Creating a family business: Surnames and trademarks

30 September 2022

Choosing an appropriate business name is crucial when launching a business because the name will affect the development and impression of the brand.

BARISTA as a trademark?

BARISTA as a trademark?

08 November 2022

Oat milk company’s bid to register BARISTA as a trademark in New Zealand successfully opposed

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst: Consequences of winding business down for a brand

Hope for the best, prepare for the worst: Consequences of winding business down for a brand

30 September 2022

Russian courts have demonstrated willingness in numerous cases to protect a trademark even if its owner is based in an “unfriendly” country. But risk of cancellation exists if the brand leaves the market entirely. Evgeny Alexandrov and Alina Grechikh...

What are your IP rights to internet slang and memes?

What are your IP rights to internet slang and memes?

30 September 2022

Internet slang and memes are meant to be fun and entertaining. But when a Hong Kong advertising agency registered a popular Cantonese internet saying as a trademark, netizens were quickly doing their best Grumpy Cat impressions. What rights does the...

Vote now for 2022 Asia IP Awards

Vote now for 2022 Asia IP Awards

31 October 2022

We have sifted through submissions and researched all the major jurisdictions across Asia and the Pacific to put together a shortlist of the 2022 Asia IP Awards. And it’s now your turn to vote.

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