Singapore grows as hub for business and IP activities22 May 2023
As trade increases, as our population grows and consumers become more discerning, trademark filings increase – Minister Edwin Tong
IP protection, enforcement remain strong in Ukraine19 May 2023
IP attorneys from Kiev discuss why IP has not weakened in war-torn country.
2023 AIPPI World Congress Istanbul11 May 2023
The day has finally arrived 📅! We are thrilled to announce that the registration for the 2023 AIPPI World Congress is now open
Who owns the content in ChatGPT and other tools?28 April 2023
ChatGPT remains a reliable tool for providing information and services such as writing. While it can generate content at a click of a button, the question remains if the content it provides is original and at the user’s disposal. Excel V. Dyquiangco...
Fashion and IP: What’s in vogue?28 April 2023
In the fashion industry, trends are a constant. Some lead to long-term business and industry evolution and growth, which bring new challenges, including legal risks. Espie Angelica A. de Leon explains why it is important for fashion companies to iden...
Survey reveals gender bias in Hong Kong’s legal sector31 March 2023
23.7 percent of the female respondents said they are often “advised” to choose a different specialty or change their career paths altogether because of their gender. – 2022 study by Mayer Brown and Women in Law Hong Kong
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...
Industrial designers turn to the metaverse31 March 2023
Industrial designers are driven to create the finest possible user experience. As engineering and design teams are become progressively dispersed worldwide, designers are turning to the metaverse to do their work. Excel V. Dyquiangco explains.
What the updates to the IPBE Act in Singapore mean31 March 2023
With the new additions to Singapore’s IP Border Enforcement Act, Singapore Customs now has more power in cases involving IPR violations. Excel V. Dyquiangco discusses these additional measures, including the positive changes and minor setbacks.
Analysis on the protection of a well-known drug trademark31 March 2023
China’s court recognizes Novartis in Chinese as a well-known trademark
INTA goes to Southeast Asia31 March 2023
Espie Angelica A. de Leon sits down with Etienne Sanz de Acedo, CEO of the International Trademark Association, for an exclusive look at the association’s upcoming Annual Meeting in Singapore.
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.
The language of cross-border trade28 February 2023
If language is a barrier, how does communication happen? Having a common language for cross-border trade is key – that language is often English. | Excel V. Dyquiangco
Amendments to South Korea’s trademark law will save time and money for applicants28 February 2023
Important changes to the Korean Trademark Act will put cost savings in the pockets of applicants – and will save them time, too. Excel V. Dyquiangco reports.