IP Australia fee changes effective from 1 October 2020
IP Australia have announced changes to some of their fees, effective from 1st October 2020. The changes are intended to defer some of the costs to the renewal phase of...
IP Australia have announced changes to some of their fees, effective from 1st October 2020. The changes are intended to...
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China Classification
Foreign brand owners can file trade mark applications in China as national applications or International Registrations (IRs) under the Madrid Protocol. There are pros and cons to each route and brand...
Foreign brand owners can file trade mark applications in China as national applications or International Registrations (IRs) under the Madrid...
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Facebook loses “FACEBOOK” trade mark in China
On 20 March 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) issued decisions to invalidate two of Facebook’s trade mark registrations in Class 42. This marks a huge setback...
On 20 March 2020, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (“CNIPA”) issued decisions to invalidate two of Facebook’s trade...
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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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