Advantages and drawbacks of the arbitration of IP disputes31 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.
Trademark advertising in India through Google Ads – Current scenario31 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!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 action31 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 innovations18 November 2022
More innovations, adapted technologies from other sports, designs to thrill football fans in coming years
IPOPHL Advises Patents For Handloom Weavers18 November 2022
It is for their protection and security.
The unintentional consequences of unintended claims30 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 #Hashtags30 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 trademarks30 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?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 brand30 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?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 Awards31 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.