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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How can design registration help stop online sales of counterfeit products?
Design Registration – Vanguard Against Counterfeits on E-commerce Platforms It has been previously discussed that design registration is often overlooked, yet can be just as valuable as other forms of...
Design Registration – Vanguard Against Counterfeits on E-commerce Platforms It has been previously discussed that design registration is often overlooked,...
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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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