Region: Asia-Pacific

Huawei’s UPC suit indicative of Chinese confidence in otherwise cautious region

A month after the Unitary Patent and the supra-national court came into force, China’s patent community is positive about the untested system while the rest of Asia watches

07 July 2023

IP rocks – shout it to the world!

There is no excuse for not embracing diversity, equity and inclusion as part of the effort to attract and retain talent, but solving IP’s visibility problem is what will deliver the most meaningful results

06 July 2023

Interest in trade secrets enforcement on the up in China

A 2019 law change, relatively large damages awards and creeping criminal enforcement sends strong signal to IP owners doing business in and with China

05 July 2023

Huawei files UPC suit to ramp up pressure in Netgear SEP dispute

Chinese patentee is seeking to boost patent revenues from Wi-Fi 6 portfolio and other new segments

05 July 2023

Oppo loses ground as Delhi court hands Nokia first Asia win

The Chinese handset maker must pay a security deposit in India, where it holds significant market share, signalling an important victory for the Finnish company

04 July 2023

As a global IP powerhouse, Asian companies cannot afford to ignore the UPC

Saturday opinion: IP holders in the region are well placed to test out the benefits of the UPC, but fear of uncertainty is holding them back

01 July 2023

Toyota is investing most heavily in EV and autonomous tech, study suggests

UnitedLex report shows Daimler and Continental have the highest lapse rates for engines and emissions patents, while the Japanese OEM has the heaviest investments in EV and autonomous portfolios

30 June 2023

Huawei’s patent monetisation push will only get bigger

The Chinese company has been hit by trading restrictions in many parts of the world and an increasing focus on generating IP royalties is one way it will seek to compensate

29 June 2023

China’s Hong Kong fast-track patent scheme draws jurisdictions closer together

The pilot programme, now six months in, allows for parallel accelerated examination of Hong Kong patent applications by the world’s second largest economy

27 June 2023

Five IP protection strategies to harness the big data opportunity

Today’s big data trend is driving demand for strategic IP advice, and the best plans contain a holistic mix of these five protection regimens

23 June 2023

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