Insights

A round up of the latest Intellectual Property news.

THAILAND: THAILAND DECISION TO JOIN WIPO INTERNET TREATY

The WIPO Internet Treaty, consisting of WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) whihc were implemented on 6th October 2002, contains 96 contracting parties including the United States of America, European Union, Republic of China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, and ASEAN countries including Singapore Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Brunei. Its aim […]

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VIETNAM: THE PROPOSAL OF THE ELECTRONIC DATABASE SYSTEM ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

To support the activities of the Customs authorities concerning inspections, supervisions, temporary suspensions of customs procedures for exported and imported goods that are subject to intellectual property rights, the controlling of counterfeit goods and goods infringing intellectual property rights, the Circular No. 13/2015/TT-BTC of the Ministry of Finance has been promulgated and effected as from […]

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INDONESIA: THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK MADRID PROTOCOL IN INDONESIA

INDONESIA: implementation of Madrid Protocol

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CHINESE COURTS AND BLOCKCHAIN EVIDENCE

CHINESE COURTS AND BLOCKCHAIN EVIDENCE: Hangzhou’s internet court recognizes blockchain as an authorized evidence

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CHINA TO BECOME THE LEADER IN IP INDUSTRY

WIPO has released figures for the first half of 2018 and China have proven to have a strong record in IP applications. China received 751,000 applications for invention patents, 3.586 million trademark applications, and ten new applications for geographic indication. It is the first time that such three categories statistics are given which indicate that […]

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THE RACE FOR 5G AND AI

Fifth generation wireless (5G) technology is the next step into the future and there is a race between the global powers to pull out ahead and dominate the sector for decades to come. By the start of 2017, an estimated 10% of the 1450 key technology patents needed for a 5G network were held by […]

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SIPO LOOKS TO COMBAT INFRINGEMENT WITH WORK PLAN

The SIPO (State Intellectual Property Office of China) is aiming to create a support system to strengthen its fight against infringement within e-commerce and the protection of intellectual property. It has created a work plan in order to achieve this goal by the year 2020, and it has been said that the scheme will be […]

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