India releases new guidelines for computer-related inventions
On 19 February, the Indian Patent Office amended its guidelines to provide clarity for patent examiners and practitioners on patenting computer-related inventions (CRIs). The amendments parallel similar clarifications...
On 19 February, the Indian Patent Office amended its guidelines to provide clarity for patent examiners and practitioners...
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Singapore: Protecting Computer Implemented Inventions
The patent law regime in Singapore is governed by the Patents Act (Chapter 221) which is based generally on the UK Patents Act 1977. The Patents Act was amended...
The patent law regime in Singapore is governed by the Patents Act (Chapter 221) which is based generally on...
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Dropping .co? Sweet As!
You now have a choice to register .nz domain names with or without second level domains such as net.nz, .co.nz, .org.nz or .kiwi.nz. For example, you can apply to...
You now have a choice to register .nz domain names with or without second level domains such as net.nz,...
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Design Protection of Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) in Singapore
In our article of 21 May 2014, we reported that the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) had launched a public consultation on review of registered designs regime in...
In our article of 21 May 2014, we reported that the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) had launched...
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Bose Corporation v Heino Buse MX Import GmbH [2014] ATMO 110
An International Registration designating Australia for the BÜSE trade mark was opposed by Bose Corporation under sections 44 and 60. Bose relied on its prior BOSE and BOSE RIDE trade...
An International Registration designating Australia for the BÜSE trade mark was opposed by Bose Corporation under sections 44 and...
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Arrow Research Corporation Pty Ltd v Kabushiki Kaisha Tokyo Torihikisho (Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc.) [2014] ATMO 97
Tokyo Stock Exchange applied to restrict Arrow Research’s ARROWNET registration from ‘computer software’ to ‘computer software excluding computer software for trading financial instruments’. Arrow Research opposed the non-use restriction...
Tokyo Stock Exchange applied to restrict Arrow Research’s ARROWNET registration from ‘computer software’ to ‘computer software excluding computer software...
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Avoiding Trade Mark Infringement in Search Engine Optimisation
For most businesses, the prominence of their website in search engine results has become an important part of their marketing efforts. The incentive to be featured above competitors is...
For most businesses, the prominence of their website in search engine results has become an important part of their...
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Distinct Bite Taken Out of Apple
Apple Inc. v Registrar of Trade Marks FCA 1304 (3 December 2014). In 2013, Apple requested to be Heard by the Trade Marks Office on the issue and...
Apple Inc. v Registrar of Trade Marks FCA 1304 (3 December 2014). In 2013, Apple requested to be...
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