|March 4, 2014||
It is very common for copyright owners to take action against those who are violating their rights by creating or distributing pirated works. In almost all cases, though, prosecutions of violators...
|March 3, 2014||
Darani Vachanavuttivong, Prateep Naboriboon, Atthachai Homhuan
In Thailand, patents applications can often remain pending for quite a long time, and this is causing great concern to both Thai and foreign patent applicants. The average time required to obtain...
|February 28, 2014||
Michael K. Lee, Kien Trung Trinh
Vietnam has one of the world’s top growth rates in pharmaceutical spending, with Thanh Nien newspaper estimating that spending for 2013 would exceed USD 3.3 billion, an increase of 17%...
|February 27, 2014||
Loc Xuan Le
Patents are engines of growth and are critical to the vitality of the pharmaceutical industry. They create the incentive for pharmaceutical companies to maintain their investments to find new and...
|February 26, 2014||
Indonesia Launches Top-Level Domain Name (Publication)
Somboon Earterasarun, Melinda Ambrizal
The Internet country code top-level domain for Indonesia, “.id” (also known as “anything.id”), has been officially launched by Indonesian Internet Domain Name Management (PANDI), the Indonesian-...
|February 26, 2014||
IP Enforcement Training for Government Officers in Laos (Publication)
The key legislation governing intellectual property issues in Laos is the Law on Intellectual Property (Law No. 01/NA of December 20, 2011, as amended), which covers industrial property, new plant...
|February 25, 2014||
In Young Sangyo Co Ltd v Department of Intellectual Property (November 25, 2013), the Supreme Court has overturned a decision of the Intellectual Property and International Trade Court (...
|February 24, 2014||
Alan Adcock, James Evans
As various countries introduce restrictions on trademark rights with regard to certain products – most notably tobacco – there is growing concern about whether such...
|February 21, 2014||
Breach of Contract: Rescind or Perform? (Publication)
When a contract is breached, or a party does not perform its obligations, this does not instantly affect the validity of a contract. It will continue to be valid and binding unless it is rescinded...
|February 20, 2014||
Part 1 of 5: Understanding the Owner-Brand Relationship
The recent news of “activist investor” Carl Icahn’s...