Region: Singapore

The Asia IP Elite – a shared commitment to excellence across very different markets

IAM reveals the top in-house IP teams from India, Southeast Asia and Australasia

14 December 2020

RCEP is a leap for China but a small step for IP

World’s largest trade pact is not a show-stopper when it comes to IP, but it will bring changes to ASEAN and clouds US ability to set regional agenda

21 November 2020

Patents in Asia 2020: Singapore

04 November 2020

Covid-19 shows promise of AI tools – innovators need IP protection, and fast

Breakthroughs by startups across the APAC region show the IP system is working as intended to incentivise innovation - even in a crowded patent landscape

05 September 2020

Reporting serious allegations made against the WIPO director general was not fake news, it was essential

The agency's outgoing head Francis Gurry has hit out at media coverage of complaints made against him by his deputy, but the real problem was a total lack of transparency in how the affair was handled

11 July 2020

Singapore promises six-month examination for patents in any field

New programme has limited capacity, but IPOS says it will provide world’s fastest application-to-grant process

28 April 2020

Daren Tang must seize Asia’s first chance to run the global IP system

After a bruising WIPO director-general election process, Singaporean nominee’s first priority should be to build bridges between the US and China

07 March 2020

The impact of Covid-19 will be felt across the global IP market

The race to patent a treatment for coronavirus in China is heating up, but its spread could be the story that affects every other story in tech this year

15 February 2020

US lawmakers sound alarm on China’s WIPO ambitions

China has nominated agency insider Wang Binying for the director general post, but the US is said to favour Singapore's candidate

18 December 2019

IAM honours Asia’s IP leaders

The winners of our annual Asia IP Elite awards for the teams, deal and individual of the year were revealed before a sold-out crowd at IPBC Asia 2019

31 October 2019

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