China update: IP section in the China-US trade deal (phase one)
On the 15th January 2020 the Governments of the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China signed the phase one documentation of a new Economic and...
On the 15th January 2020 the Governments of the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China...
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Invention ownership and patents: the importance of written agreements
Patent rights for an invention can be challenged if ownership is not 'rock-solid'. Written agreements play an important role in determining ownership and patent rights to an invention, and use of the...
Patent rights for an invention can be challenged if ownership is not 'rock-solid'. Written agreements play an important role in determining...
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Australian Designs Checklist
We provide a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs. Are you seeking protection for features or appearance of a product? Generally speaking, a design registration...
We provide a checklist below covering some important aspects to consider in relation to Australian Designs. Are you seeking protection for...
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Malaysia’s new Trademarks Act 2019 – a new dawn arises
Following our recent article Malaysia’s New Trademarks Act 2019 (“new Act”) we are pleased to update that the very much anticipated new Act has now come into force following...
Following our recent article Malaysia’s New Trademarks Act 2019 (“new Act”) we are pleased to update that the very...
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China update: changes in Guidelines for Examination related to inventions in the fields of artificial intelligence (AI), internet +, big data and block chain
On 31 December, 2019 a new amendment to the Guidelines for Examination of the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) was announced. The new guidelines, which come into effect on February...
On 31 December, 2019 a new amendment to the Guidelines for Examination of the Chinese National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) was...
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Myanmar: verified updates on implementation of Trademark Law
A number of seminars have been held in and around Myanmar where representative officials presented and discussed Myanmar’s plans for implementation of its new Trademark Law. Subsequently, several conflicting updates have issued...
A number of seminars have been held in and around Myanmar where representative officials presented and discussed Myanmar’s plans for implementation...
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IDR 3.5 trillion dispute behind the Sushi Tei Indonesia restaurant brand
SUSHI TEI is a famous Japanese cuisine restaurant chain from Singapore, ubiquitous to Jakarta’s shopping malls.   PT Sushi Tei Indonesia was established in April 23, 2003 with Kusnadi Rahardja as President Director...
SUSHI TEI is a famous Japanese cuisine restaurant chain from Singapore, ubiquitous to Jakarta’s shopping malls.   PT Sushi Tei Indonesia was established...
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New rules to sanction trade mark filing irregularities in China
The China State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) announced the enactment of the Rules on Regulating Trade Mark Filing Acts, which was released in the form of SAMR Decree No.17...
The China State Administration for Market Regulation (“SAMR”) announced the enactment of the Rules on Regulating Trade Mark Filing Acts,...
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Energy Beverages LLC v Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd [2019] ATMO 150
Energy Beverages LLC (“Energy Beverages”) opposed trade mark application No. 1819816 for the mark MOTHERSKY (“Opposed Mark”) for “coffee; coffee beans; chocolate” goods in class 30 and “coffee roasting; coffee grinding” services in...
Energy Beverages LLC (“Energy Beverages”) opposed trade mark application No. 1819816 for the mark MOTHERSKY (“Opposed Mark”) for “coffee; coffee beans;...
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Caterpillar Inc v FCA US LLC [2019] ATMO 148
Caterpillar Inc (“Caterpillar”) opposed registration of trade mark application Nos. 1883749 and 1895918 for the marks HELLCAT (“Opposed Mark”) in class 12 for motor vehicle and engine goods in...
Caterpillar Inc (“Caterpillar”) opposed registration of trade mark application Nos. 1883749 and 1895918 for the marks HELLCAT (“Opposed Mark”)...
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