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  • Asian governments focus on IP and competition issues

    The interplay between patents essential to telecommunication standards and anti-monopoly concerns has turned the spotlight on how competition law will apply to IP protection. As governments in Asia begin to tackle these issues, it is becoming clear that there will be an impact on all major forms of IP and across a wide range of industries. Peter Leung reports

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  • Analysis: Is the PTAB a troll killer?

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has provided a useful way for those sued by patent trolls to fight back. It is not just the companies directly affected by litigation that are looking to kill patents, however, says Michael Loney

  • Singapore’s site-blocking measures to combat online piracy

    Singapore’s new Copyright Law provides a means for rights holders to secure an order to block access to flagrantly infringing websites. Yew Kuin Cheah and Malobika Banerji explain how it works and how it compares to site-blocking systems in other jurisdictions

  • OECD cracks down on the Patent Box

    So-called IP Box regimes offering tax advantages are popular with both governments and businesses. But, as Afzana Anwer reports, the OECD and EU Commission are putting them under threat

  • How to encourage privacy compliance

    Information about people is essential for modern businesses. Eduardo Ustaran explains why it should be treated as an asset and discusses the value of privacy compliance

  • Creative filing strategies for the Unitary Patent

    As part of our series of articles on the Unitary Patent and UPC, Adrian Tombling and Andrea Fleuchaus weigh up the factors to be considered when filing applications under the new system, and look at some hypothetical case studies

  • The fine line between art and design

    The implementation of the EU Designs Directive in Italy has prompted a debate about the artistic value of objects. Massimo Sterpi argues for a new interpretation

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  • The fine line between art and design

    The implementation of the EU Designs Directive in Italy has prompted a debate about the artistic value of objects. Massimo Sterpi argues for a new interpretation

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November 2014

Asian governments focus on IP and competition issues

The interplay between patents essential to telecommunication standards and anti-monopoly concerns has turned the spotlight on how competition law will apply to IP protection. As governments in Asia begin to tackle these issues, it is becoming clear that there will be an impact on all major forms of IP and across a wide range of industries. Peter Leung reports



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