Region: Asia-Pacific

Why brand-name pharmaceuticals should look to China’s patent linkage system

Featured in IAM Life Sciences: Key issues for senior life sciences executives 2022

China has recently introduced a unique patent linkage system, which has opened up fresh opportunities for those brand-name pharmaceutical companies that adapt their IP strategies to it.

18 August 2022

The patent challenges of the Indian company set to become the world’s biggest biosimilars business

In an exclusive interview Biocon Biologics’ chief IP counsel explains the issues that he and his team focus on – and how an upcoming, big-ticket merger will lead to change

16 August 2022

Indian government moves to clear trademark backlog and speedily resolve disputes

Local experts welcome initiative to dispose of IP disputes at a record pace

12 August 2022

IPBC Asia all set for Tokyo this autumn

The Asia-Pacific region’s premier event about the business of IP will take place in the Japanese capital from 31 October to 2 November

10 August 2022

Taiwan amends Copyright Act in set-up-box crackdown

The amendment aims for a hard line to be taken against illegal use of STBs, in a bid to protect copyright owners and prevent copyright infringement.

10 August 2022

Former Beijing IP Court president investigated by anti-corruption commission

Chi Su is under suspicion of “serious violations of discipline and law”, although there is no detail of the specific charges he may be facing

10 August 2022

Judicial Yuan announces draft amendments to the Intellectual Property Case Adjudication Act

New amendments encompass 40 new articles, alongside revisions to 41 others. They aim to enhance protection of trade secrets and strengthen communications between the IP Court and the IP Office, among other goals.

03 August 2022

Chinese invention patent grants up 16% in the first half of 2022

Domestic entities lead the charge, with authorities also keen to encourage further international filings

02 August 2022

How ResMed uses IP to build business value

Michael Pinczuk and his colleague Keira Moore explain that deep thinking about strategy and communication have paid dividends for the leading medtech company

29 July 2022

Qualcomm secures Samsung licence renewal in deal that includes 6G

CEO Christiano Amon hails “a significant milestone event” that validates the power of the company’s portfolio and innovation

28 July 2022

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