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  • Is copyright enforcement finally gaining momentum in Indonesia?

    January 26, 2016

    Indonesia has an unwelcome reputation as a haven for copyright piracy. But Prudence Jahja and Andrew Diamond say recent initiatives promise to change that

  • What effect will the TPP have on your country?

    December 10, 2015

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been finalised. Is the IP chapter all that it's cracked up to be?

  • The ABC of the TPP

    December 04, 2015

    After seven years of debate, and 19 formal rounds of negotiations, the Trans-Pacific Partnership was agreed in October this year. Its IP provisions, which are among the most controversial, will have an impact on pharmaceutical protection, copyright, trade marks, geographical indications and enforcement, among other areas. Peter Leung provides a summary of the main points and over the following pages we look at the impact country-by-country

  • Legislative overhauls, injunctions and patent eligibility in Canada

    November 20, 2015

    We recently published a supplement looking at some of the biggest issues facing IP practitioners in Canada

  • Brexit, TRIPS, General Court and WTO – European IP news roundup

    November 10, 2015

    European Commission thinking on SPCs under the UPC, Off-patent Drugs Bill failing again in UK, the TPP being published, a WTO TRIPS Council’s decision on a pharma protection exemption request by LDCs, the European Parliament endorsing a plan to increase the number of General Court judges, and a Law Society report on Brexit and IP were in the recent IP headlines in Europe

  • Interview: Felipe Claro, AIPPI President

    October 19, 2015

    Worldwide harmonisation, prior art and plain packaging are among the biggest issues on AIPPI’s radar at the moment, says Felipe Claro, this year’s President of the association

  • Pakistan and Vietnam join AIPPI family

    October 14, 2015

    New national groups from Pakistan and Vietnam were welcomed at the AIPPI Executive Committee meeting during the Congress in Rio de Janeiro

  • TPP, Cuozzo, Bikram Yoga, hedge fund IPRs, Samsung, Nvidia – the week in IP

    October 12, 2015

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement being announced then leaked, Cuozzo taking its inter partes review appeal to the Supreme Court, a ruling that copyright does not cover yoga, a good week for hedge funds at the PTAB, and the ITC dealing Nvidia a blow in its fight with Samsung were in the IP headlines this week

  • New version of TPP IP chapter leaked

    August 06, 2015

    On Tuesday, Knowledge Ecology International released a new leak of the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) chapter on intellectual property, and it shows that the US and Japan have abandoned at least one controversial patent-related demand

  • Australia's inquiry into IP system reflects TPP concerns

    August 18, 2015

    The government's Productivity Commission announced today that it is opening a public inquiry about the IP laws, including how these laws interact with the country's trade obligations

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