Region: Asia-Pacific

Tommy Hilfiger successfully appeals the CNIPA’s refusal of its stripe logo mark

A case involving international fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger highlights important strategic considerations for applicants trying to register trademarks with similarities to the flags of foreign countries.

01 December 2021

Ant Group and Qualcomm to headline IPBC China next week

Two-day agenda will cover themes including life science disputes in China, country’s efforts to become a standards leader and building a world-class in-house IP team

01 December 2021

China patent term extensions create new pitfalls for pharma innovators

Life sciences IP professionals must work closer than ever before with regulatory teams to ensure eligibility for lucrative exclusivity add-ons

30 November 2021

Taiwan lens maker turns to patent enforcement amid rising competition

Lawsuit against Lenovo’s Motorola Mobility signals shift in company’s strategy as it turns to its patent portfolio for value creation opportunities

30 November 2021

EPO voted best for patent quality once more

Europe leads the way among the IP5, say IAM readers in our annual benchmarking survey, but service standards have slipped

29 November 2021

As Micron and UMC settle long-running dispute, all eyes in China are on the US chipmaker’s next move

Taiwan’s UMC will pay an undisclosed sum to end a long, complex and remarkably successful IP enforcement campaign by the Idaho semiconductor firm

29 November 2021

CNIPA's draft patent examination guidelines: what is coming down the pipeline?

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29 November 2021

One-on-one with KIPO commissioner Kim Yong Rae

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29 November 2021

JPO leadership seeks to keep innovation on track

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29 November 2021

Recent validity trends at China's Patent Office

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29 November 2021

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