Region: Asia-Pacific

TCL and IP Bridge ink licensing deal bringing global patent litigation to an end

The deal, facilitated by Xiaomi former IP strategist Paul Lin, grants the Chinese television manufacturer use of patents owned in cellular, wireless communication and HEVC technology

05 June 2023

Embrace IP disruption or get left behind

The launch of the Unified Patent Court today is the latest development in a revolutionary period that is only just getting started and from which there is no escape

01 June 2023

Use requirements in the context of the fifth amendment to the Trademark Law

In China, the exclusive right to use a trademark is based on registration, not use. However, the obligation to use a trademark once it is registered has been strengthened by successive amendments to the Trademark Law.

31 May 2023

Huawei leads the pack in patent filings in China

But the company's volume appears to be trending downwards, data compiled by IP Pilot shows

26 May 2023

Diabetes drug ruling attempts to provide clarity amid pharma enforcement struggle

Pharma companies in India are struggling to enforce compounds that are covered by both genus and subsequent species patents. While the latest case involved a series of injunctions being vacated, the patent community is still unsatisfied by the lack of concrete judgments on this issue.

24 May 2023

How Netlist uses IP licensing negotiations to boost manufacturing

In an exclusive interview, CK (Chuck) Hong, CEO of memory module firm Netlist, recounts the birth of its patent licensing programme and how IP helps fuel its products business

10 May 2023

Landmark suit explores right of publicity as it relates to NFT digital playing cards

In a precedent-setting case, a high court has refused an interim injunction in a case where the defendants’ use of digital player cards allegedly resulted in unfair competition and violation of the personality rights of well-known cricket players.

10 May 2023

Qualcomm licensing woes deepened by ongoing handset headwinds

The company’s per-device licensing approach has rendered it especially vulnerable to severe drop offs in smartphone sales

04 May 2023

Amended rules provide clarity for intermediaries on online gaming in India

As India’s new online gaming regime shapes up, it appears that the industry will be largely left to self regulate, although the latest amended rules do set out a list of criteria that intermediaries, such as the Play Store and App Store, will have to meet.

03 May 2023

Chinese court data shows strong patent suit numbers against backdrop of IP case volume decline

A higher proportion of disputes before the top court involved emerging industries, including SEPs, drug patent linkage and new generation information technology

01 May 2023

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