Insights

A round up of the latest Intellectual Property news.

SUCCESSES OF THE “LONGTENG ACTION” IN SHENZHEN

2019 marks the third consecutive year of the “Longteng Action”, a policy designed to safeguard IP’s under threat from counterfeiting, since the work plan was announced at the mobilization conference held in Qingdao on August 2017. Its focuses are enhancing investigations and punishments on domestic imports and multinational corporations, particularly along the “Belt and Road” […]

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CHINA LEADING WORLD STAGE IN ACCESS TO LAW

Founded in September 2018 after the successes of the Hangzhou internet court, Beijing’s internet court was established to deal with the intensifying number of disputes regarding intellectual property and internet-based disputes. Being the only place in the world to hold hearings via an internet court, China seeks to lead the world in innovative, technological solutions to […]

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CHINA LEADS THE WAY IN INNOVATION AS IP FILINGS CONTINUE TO RISE

On 16 October 2019 the WIPO published the latest World Intellectual Property Indicators report. According to the report, nearly 2/3rds of application forms for patents, industrial designs and trademarks were applied for by Asian filers. The WIPO Director, Mr. Gurry gave his view that the main reason for this state of play is that Asian […]

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IP EDUCATION THRIVES AMONG CHILDREN

There is no secret that China has taken the first place in the world by number of applications for patents, trademarks and industrial designs for several years. Owing to this factor, the Chinese government is constantly improving IP laws, moreover, it intends to popularize IP education in schools. This is evidenced by the project undertaken […]

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TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN TAJIKISTAN

Aizhan MUKHAMMAD Country Director – KAZAKHSTAN Legal protection of a trademark in the Republic of Tajikistan is provided on the grounds of its state registration. The procedure of trademark registration in Tajikistan is regulated by the Law of the Republic of Tajikistan No. 234 “On Trademarks and Service Marks” dated 5 March 2007. Trademark registration in Tajikistan, […]

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CAMBODIA: THAI BUSINESS COMMUNITY URGES CAMBODIA GOVERNMENT TO TAKE ACTION AGIANST COUNTERFEIT GOODS

Jessica Sangiumpun & Daniel Greif On September 19, 2019, the Thai Embassy, Thai Business Council in Cambodia, the Cambodia Ministry of Counter Counterfeit Committee (“CCCC”) and traders joined a workshop on “Countering Counterfeit Products”. This workshop was organized to provide information on Cambodian regulations aimed at combatting fake goods that violate intellectually property rights in terms […]

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THAILAND: ‘LETS GET RIGHT’ CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES INFRINGERS TO STOP SELLING IN MBK CENTER Jessica Sangiumpun & Daniel Greif On October 16th, 2019, the Thai Deputy Minister of Commerce led its management team of the Department of Intellectual Property (“DIP”), the Internal Security Operations Command, the Metropolitan Police and the Economic Crime Suppression Division to inspect the […]

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