Region: Singapore

Territory, not technology, is Alibaba’s biggest challenge

The Jack Ma era has come to an end at the Chinese giant, leaving his successor to leverage the company’s data and services to establish a strong presence in the APAC region

20 September 2019

Malaysia more patentee-friendly after rare Federal Court U-turn

In its third ever patent case, the country’s top court overturned its previous ruling that dependent claims automatically fall if their independent claims are found invalid

19 September 2019

Asia's top IP owners revealed

Big filers, tough litigators and savvy dealmakers identified across eight industries in the run-up to IPBC Asia in Tokyo this October

28 August 2019

Southeast Asia – navigating the innovation landscape

Southeast Asia is home to a thriving high-tech sector, but the patent systems in many of the region’s economies remain in their infancy.

24 May 2019

Singapore promises fast track for AI-related patent applications

The city-state’s patent office is touting six month turnaround – regardless of nationality – in a bid to spur local and overseas filings

29 April 2019

Top state life sciences R&D deal-maker explains how to overcome patent barriers to partnerships

A*STAR’s head of IP and corporate services Suresh Sachi sets out his approach to partnering with biopharma innovators, the exclusivity-related stumbling blocks – and how to overcome them

26 March 2019

Startups from Southeast Asia have little to fear from IP but much to gain

At IPBC Southeast Asia, members of the region’s dynamic startup ecosystem heard that while IP may not yet be a critical threat to their business, it presents unique opportunities

21 February 2019

RPX strikes deal to acquire remaining patent portfolio of Creative subsidiary

The settlement deal ends litigation by the Singapore company’s ZiiLabs unit against Nvidia, and will net shareholders around $17.5 million

11 February 2019

Blockchain startup’s new tack reveals much about what IP managers need most

Operem is still working toward building a blockchain platform for patent trading, but its first product reflects demand for tools that enable open innovation efforts and trade secret protection

22 January 2019

Korean patent fund fuels more US NPE suits with latest disposals

Intellectual Discovery has transferred auto and LED portfolios in recent weeks; both have spurred assertions in Delaware - increasingly the number one venue for US plaintiffs post-TC Heartland 

05 November 2018

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