Region: Asia-Pacific

Contrasting AI artwork copyright cases raise fundamental questions

Saturday Opinion: Conflicting rulings in the US and China encourage critical examination of the interplay between human and AI contributions to creation

13 January 2024

South Korean office has ambitious plans for IP finance future

KIPO has pledged to increase the size of the country’s IP financing market and “lay the groundwork” for brand-backed financing

10 January 2024

How amended regulations to China’s Patent Law will impact the IP landscape

The amended Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law adjust several key aspects of China’s patent system, including partial design patents, national priority for designs, patent-term extensions and the open licensing regime, signalling welcome changes to the national IP landscape.

10 January 2024

Japanese government proposes tax reform incentives to put IP value at centre of corporate strategies

But there are concerns the proposal risks having a limited impact if left in its current form

03 January 2024

Beijing Internet Court rules that AI-generated content is eligible for copyright protection

The outcome of a dispute concerning an AI-generated portrait marks a significant shift in jurisprudence in China when it comes to determining what AI works can be protected under copyright law.

03 January 2024

Behind the IP strategy of Taiwan’s leading tech incubator

ITRI’s IP head talks to IAM about the institute’s growing focus on international licensing and on asset transfers for litigation

02 January 2024

China in 2023: global FRAND rate, US litigation and AI copyright ruling

Developments over the last 12 months cemented China’s position on the global IP stage

29 December 2023

Nokia-Oppo, IP financing, and India’s courts: APAC's top five of 2023

IAM looks back at the biggest stories from the region over the last 12 months

28 December 2023

Licensing consensus sorely needed amid global SEP/FRAND developments – and some in the field think there might be a way through

With debates about the European Commission’s draft SEP regulation debates still swirling and storms brewing in the Asia-Pacific, the IP world must take urgent steps toward reaching harmony

22 December 2023

Goodbye IAM and thank-you

After 31 years, Joff Wild - our former editor-in-chief - brings down the curtain on his career in IP journalism

21 December 2023

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