New Amendments to the China Trade Mark Law to Curb Bad-Faith Filings
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has attracted numerous trade mark squatters to initiate malicious filings with the...
China has long been a hotbed for trade mark piracy. China’s first-to-file system, together with its complicated trade mark classification, has...
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China Government Releases New Regulation on Human Genetic Resource
On May 28, 2019, China’s State Council releases a new Regulation of Human Genetic Resources (the “Regulation”) which will become effective on July 1. For the life sciences industry and research organizations...
On May 28, 2019, China’s State Council releases a new Regulation of Human Genetic Resources (the “Regulation”) which will become effective on...
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Spruson & Ferguson receives recognition from MIP across the Asia-Pacific
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson has received multiple recognition in the Managing IP rankings this year, including being named a top tier firm for Patent Prosecution...
We are pleased to announce that Spruson & Ferguson has received multiple recognition in the Managing IP rankings this year,...
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Colour-Fool? Don’t Miss the Rise of Colour-Combination Marks
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination marks since 2001, but the treatment of such marks is still shrouded by uncertainty, skepticism and sometimes comic confusion to brand owners...
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination marks since 2001, but the treatment of such marks is still shrouded...
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Spruson & Ferguson’s Asia-Pacific Patent Team at BIO 2019
Members of Spruson & Ferguson's Asia-Pacific Patent team will be attending the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.
Members of Spruson & Ferguson's Asia-Pacific Patent team will be attending the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.
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Spruson & Ferguson receives multiple rankings in WTR 1000 – 2019
We are pleased to announce that Spruson and Ferguson has been recognised in the 2019 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 for several countries across the Asia-Pacific. Australia...
We are pleased to announce that Spruson and Ferguson has been recognised in the 2019 edition of the World...
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China Update: where will the patent law reform go?
A new draft for the 4th amendment of the patent law was published by the National People's Congress on 4 January, 2019. This draft shows the focus points of...
A new draft for the 4th amendment of the patent law was published by the National People's Congress on...
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