Region: Asia-Pacific

CNIPA publishes sorely needed draft rules on protection of GI products

New CNIPA draft regulations signal a promising future for foreign GIs recognised in China. The regulations aim to provide more detailed rules for the registration, use and protection of GI products amid growing urgency for stronger legislation.

25 October 2023

Baidu maintains sharp focus on patents as AI enters new era

Patent head Lingling Cui reveals how China’s top AI patent filer is seeking to become the global leader

24 October 2023

Global FRAND fragmentation

Saturday Opinion: SEP licensing expert Eric Stasik offers his take on the potential reaction outside of Europe to the European Commission’s SEP regulation proposal

21 October 2023

IP valuation market gaining new momentum in Japan

Country’s IP disclosure requirement kickstarts demand in otherwise sluggish market

20 October 2023

Delhi High Court and Indian Patent Office clash over novel hardware features requirement

The Indian Patent Office’s refusal of a software patent application has been overturned on appeal by the Delhi High Court as the office relied on an outdated set of guidelines for computer-related inventions in its reasoning.

18 October 2023

‘Patents are more than just legal tools’ – an interview with Grab’s patent strategist

Ye Thu Aung reveals his key hacks to driving the super-app’s IP strategy forward

17 October 2023

Ericsson and InterDigital suits targeting Lenovo are among 220 US patent litigations it's defended

As new patent litigation heats up against the Chinese device manufacturer in the US, Docket Navigator data reveals its litigation behaviour and record of success

16 October 2023

TCL and GE Licensing ink agreement bringing end to Access Advance lawsuit

The deal swings spotlight back on complex HEVC patent pool market

13 October 2023

BREAKING: Ericsson brings 5G suit against Lenovo in US

The Swedish telecoms leader alleges the Chinese mega-manufacturer doesn't deny that it needs a SEP licence but has delayed paying a fair royalty despite 10 years of negotiations

12 October 2023

Trade secrets and value disclosure: breaking down Bridgestone’s IP strategy

IP head Mitsuru Araki reveals the company’s “secret recipe” to leveraging its IP

12 October 2023

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