Rolex S.A. successfully prevents registration of “MARINER”
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of a Trade Mark Application by FMTM Distribution Ltd and Opposition Thereto...
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of a...
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Hong Kong trade mark law update
Implementation of the international registration system under Madrid Protocol The Trade Marks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted on 19 June 2020, providing a basis in Hong Kong...
Implementation of the international registration system under Madrid Protocol The Trade Marks (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 (the Amendment Ordinance) was gazetted...
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Intellectual property registrations in Indonesia have increased in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic
In the age of working from home and large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), the  Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) in Indonesia noted an increase in intellectual property registrations compared to last...
In the age of working from home and large-scale social restrictions (PSBB), the  Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP) in Indonesia...
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Australian patents vs. designs: what are the differences?
It is a common belief that patents and designs share a similar legal basis, particularly as some jurisdictions, such as the United States, label an industrial design right as...
It is a common belief that patents and designs share a similar legal basis, particularly as some jurisdictions, such...
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Enablement and Plausibility – is a guess good enough?
The Australian enablement requirement was introduced with the IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 that came into effect on 15 April 2013. However, some seven years later...
The Australian enablement requirement was introduced with the IP Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 that came into...
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Singapore design registrants to benefit from WIPO Design Treaty
Singapore design registrants are able to enjoy greater benefits from March 19 2020 as the city-state has become the 58th member to join the Locarno Agreement, an international agreement on...
Singapore design registrants are able to enjoy greater benefits from March 19 2020 as the city-state has become the...
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Terminating and re-negotiating your contracts under COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted the operation of the Australian society and overseas. Supply chains are interrupted due to travel restrictions, the mode of business operation has changed overnight as a...
The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted the operation of the Australian society and overseas. Supply chains are interrupted due to travel...
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