Asia is increasingly leading growth in the filing of international IP rights. James Nurton looks at the latest trends in data published by WIPO, and considers the implications for IP practitioners worldwide
Kang Quan of DEQI Intellectual Property Law Corporation discusses modifications and measures affecting computer programs in the Chinese Patent Examination Guidelines
There is no trade secret law in China. But that does not mean that trade secrets cannot be protected, as Ran Wang and Xiaojing Wang of Liu Shen explain
In recent times, India has become a battle field for standard essential patents (SEP) litigation. Several SEP holders (Philips, Ericsson, Dolby and Vringo) have chosen Indian courts, specifically the Delhi High Court, as the forum to litigate their SEPs. Pravin Anand and Abhilasha Nautiyal of Anand and Anand explain why
Masayuki Ogura of Shiga International Patent Office compares Japan’s opposition system to that of other countries, and provides tips for opponents and patent owners
Hyoun Ja Park and Hyun Sil Lee of FirstLaw P.C. provide a Q&A guide to protecting, challenging and enforcing various IP rights in South Korea
RT @tm4smallbiz: The oldest registered trademarks in the world. https://t.co/soeeXPo0HD
Nice blog post from @ZnakiTowarowe
Last month, the Brussels Court of Appeal decided that Aldi’s Buval Pilsner does not infringe InBev’s Jupiler Pilsne… https://t.co/UGJWX2uHvI
Motorola v Hytera: standard essential patents are to be considered by Australia’s Federal Court next year https://t.co/SOWVorWUBr
End of Year 2017
Tribal sovereign immunity: Taking a wrecking ball to the IPR system
The lawyer behind Allergan’s controversial transfer of patents to a Native American tribe says others are “lining up to do deals”. But, Michael Loney asks, will the PTAB rule that sovereign immunity applies in these types of deals?
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