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When it comes to tackling gender equality in IP, saying the present is better than the past is not enough

An IPBC Connect discussion among leading women in Asia’s patent professions, focusing on equality between the sexes in the region’s major jurisdictions, showed the way forward – but left one Millennial attendee still wanting more

03 October 2020

Impact of new hires felt as examinations surge at Indian patent office

Filings continue to grow as authorities say greater efficiency continues to be a priority

29 September 2020

Chinese EV makers get serious about patents

Startups that have listed in the US and China look more like Tesla than Nikola from an IP portfolio perspective

24 September 2020

Covid-induced changes are here to stay, Campinos and Iancu agree

Speaking during IPBC Connect plenary session, the EPO and USPTO leaders say there is no going back to the old ways and warn of decreased user engagement caused by the pandemic

16 September 2020

Confronting critical challenges, Taiwan’s tech companies must find a way to create patent value

IAM speaks with IP leaders from Foxconn, AU Optronics and others ahead of IPBC Taiwan next week

15 September 2020

Chinese patent that spawned 4,000 lawsuits racks up another win with four years left on the books

The selfie stick patent owned by Winners’ Sun illustrates why utility models in China cannot be ignored

09 September 2020

Geely to boost R&D war chest with Shanghai listing

China’s next big IPO will feature one of the country’s auto IP leaders, which has more than 9,000 patents and counts licensing as a major revenue source

07 September 2020

New hurdle for TikTok sale as China looks to scrutinise its own technology outflows

Export rule update shines a light on the IP and technology aspects of a potential deal between ByteDance and a US-based acquirer

03 September 2020

Trademark application process in mainland China

Featured in China: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2021

As China becomes an important market for foreign brands, securing a trademark in China early will smooth the entry into the Chinese market.

03 September 2020

Comparative aspects of trademark dilution between the United States and China

Featured in China: Managing the IP Lifecycle 2021

A trademark anti-dilution system protects famous trademarks against blurring, tarnishment or degradation.

03 September 2020

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