Region: Asia-Pacific

Why IP valuation in Asia has yet to take off

Although various government-led programmes have emerged over the years to encourage activity in the field, writes Joyce Ng, professionals reveal that a lack of transaction data and an absence of corporate buy-in is preventing it from going mainstream

22 June 2022

Taiwan’s IP office publishes translations of its most significant cases of the past five years

The TIPO has made so-called ‘classic’ trademark cases available on its website in English and Chinese. However, several judgments are pending, including one pertaining to the provision of designated services outside Taiwan.

22 June 2022

Huawei hails groundbreaking, component level IoT SEP licensing deal

Company says agreement with Norway’s Nordic Semiconductor shows it is possible to act flexibly to meet the business needs of different industry stakeholders

17 June 2022

The benefits of standards have never been more evident and the dangers they face more ominous

Outgoing IAM editor Jacob Schindler reflects on how Asia has become more central to the great SEP debate over the eight years he covered the IP market's ups and downs from Hong Kong

11 June 2022

Huawei signals intent to step up patent pool participation

Head of IP Alan Fan, speaking at a press conference in Shenzhen, says company is exploring patent pool opportunities in both Wi-Fi and 5G

08 June 2022

What IP professionals need to know about business travel to Japan

With IPBC Asia on the calendar from 31 October­­–2 November in Tokyo, travelers from many major patent markets can obtain business visas to visit Japan – and IAM can help

03 June 2022

Taiwanese legislature passes amendments to manage CMOs

Revisions to the Copyright Collective Management Organisation Act aim to introduce greater transparency in managing CMOs, while also striving to improve their licensing efficiency with users.

01 June 2022

China’s market watchdog releases 2022 Legislative Plan

The legislative projects covered in the Plan are categorised either as Category I or Category II. It is essential that Category I projects are submitted for compliance checks and internal scrutiny by the deadline to prevent them being demoted to Category II.

01 June 2022

Outgoing Ant Group IP chief discusses company’s meteoric patent growth

Benjamin Bai, who has transitioned to a new role as chief legal officer at Amber Group, a digital asset company, reflects on a tenure of more than five years steering IP strategy for Alibaba’s digital payments offshoot

31 May 2022

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Featured in Special Report 2022 Q2: The Asia IP Elite

30 May 2022

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