Delhi High Court says Controller General’s inaction is ‘unpardonable’ in Bridgestone case17 October 2022
In a writ petition filed by Bridgestone against an order passed by the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, the Delhi High Court passed a notable judgment on October 12, 2022, observing that the inaction/negligence of the Registrar...
Singapore: Dispute over trademark rights to famous “Eng’s” noodle shop decided in favour of late fou...30 September 2022
A June 2022 decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) provided a first instance ruling for a trademark dispute pertaining to the name of a famous noodle shop in Singapore.
Brand owners should have mechanisms for monitoring IP infringing content11 October 2022
Trademark incident involving Amazon and popular Indian beverage underscores need to have such mechanisms
Copyright violations make up bulk of complaints by Indian users received by Google in July 202206 October 2022
IP lawyer suggests ways to fight online infringement amid increasing complaints
Degree of protection for short word marks is low05 October 2022
Drew & Napier’s Yvonne Tang discusses this key takeaway from a recent trademark case
The fight against trademark squatting in China31 August 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 businesses29 September 2022
Partnership aims to open Doha office for German business group.
Asia IP China Strategies 202231 August 2022
Exclusive updated about the IP scene in China, from experienced local experts.
Philippines, Indonesia sign agreement on creative economy16 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 Zoom13 September 2022
Consumers warned of fake Lego products in the Philippines13 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 time11 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 Ceremony10 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 Congress10 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’ trademark30 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.