Spruson & Ferguson practitioners receive recognition as WIPR Leaders 2020
Spruson & Ferguson principals Kristian Robinson, Coral Toh, Ken Hamilton, and Edward Genocchio have been named as WIPR Leaders 2020 in the World Intellectual Property Review ("WIPR") 2020. Kristian Robinson is the Managing Director of Spruson...
Spruson & Ferguson principals Kristian Robinson, Coral Toh, Ken Hamilton, and Edward Genocchio have been named as WIPR Leaders 2020 in the World Intellectual Property...
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Introduction of Original Grant Patent (OGP) System in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department (“HKIPD”) made major reforms to the patent system in Hong Kong in December 2019, with the introduction of the original grant patent (“OGP”) system. The OGP...
The Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department (“HKIPD”) made major reforms to the patent system in Hong Kong in December 2019, with...
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COVID-19 IP office China and Hong Kong (SAR) update: what you need to know for IP matters in China and Hong Kong (SAR)
Spruson & Ferguson is actively monitoring the emerging issue of the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (Wuhan virus) and we will provide further updates as the situation evolves.  China Update The State Council in China...
Spruson & Ferguson is actively monitoring the emerging issue of the Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (Wuhan virus) and we will provide further updates...
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Singapore: maintaining top position in Asia for IP rights protection
In recognition of its robust Intellectual Property (IP) rights protection, Singapore ranks top again in Asia in the 2019 edition of the International Property Rights Index (IPRI). Globally, Singapore moved...
In recognition of its robust Intellectual Property (IP) rights protection, Singapore ranks top again in Asia in the 2019...
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China update: IP section in the China-US trade deal (phase one)
On 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 Trade...
On 15th January 2020, the Governments of the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China signed...
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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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