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04
MAR
2021
The Evolving Culture of Cosplay and Copyright Infringement - An Analytical Overview
04
MAR
2021
Introduction Bringing the “Costume Play” (cosplay) culture under the copyright re...

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04
MAR
2021
A Brief of the Design (Amendment) Rules, 2021
04
MAR
2021
On June 7, 2019, in a historic move, India sent its instruments of accession to the Nice Agreemen...

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02
MAR
2021
ABCs of Trademarks
02
MAR
2021
Have you ever wondered whether plain alphabets can function as trademarks for goods or for services?...

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01
MAR
2021
Vietnam IP Law: Special Attention Should be Paid to Transitional Provisions in Dispute Resolution
01
MAR
2021
Issues: Application of regulations promulgated before IP Law takes effect; The situation leads to th...

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19
FEB
2021
Three-year Non-use Trademark Cancellation: A Guide to Maintain Your Rights
19
FEB
2021
Three years following a successful trademark registration, if a third party files an applicati...

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18
FEB
2021
Trademark Registration, Use and Maintenance in and outside of China
18
FEB
2021
Businesses entering a new market may be concerned with many issues, and one of them should be the...

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12
FEB
2021
Brazilian National Strategy for Intellectual Property (ENPI)
12
FEB
2021
The Brazilian Patent and Trademark Office celebrated its 50th anniversary in a ceremony held o...

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07
FEB
2021
‘Knowledge Workers’ and Trade Secret!
07
FEB
2021
Knowledge drives the companies to gain competitive edge over the similarly placed companies in the m...

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05
FEB
2021
Interpretations of Amendments to Guidelines for Patent Examination
05
FEB
2021
The CNIPA has made a decision on amending the Guidelines for Patent Examination, which takes i...

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04
FEB
2021
Vietnam:  Summary of upcoming Draft Law Amending and Supplementing the IP Law
04
FEB
2021
Law on Intellectual Property Law (the IP Law) passed by the National Assembly of Vietnam in 2005 (La...

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03
FEB
2021
Differential State Regulations on Online Fantasy Sports Platforms
03
FEB
2021
History and Overview Prior to the promulgation of the Constitution of India, gambling in India w...

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03
FEB
2021
New Rules on Statement of Working of Patents (Form 27): What It Means for Indian Patent Holders
03
FEB
2021
Recently, certain changes in the Indian patent laws were introduced through the Patents (Amendment) ...

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03
FEB
2021
MoU between Indian and the United States on Intellectual Property Cooperation
03
FEB
2021
What is the Purpose of this MoU? On December 02, 2020, the Department for Promotion of Industry and...

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02
FEB
2021
Poking Fun at a Trademark, and Making $$$ from that – Is it Infringement?
02
FEB
2021
If you’re going to make a joke about someone’s brand, you had best make sure they have a...

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29
JAN
2021
[Part 1/2] The Amount of Non-contractual Damages in Intellectual Property Disputes Accepted by Vietnamese Courts Inclines to be Higher over the Last Decade
29
JAN
2021
General Legal Bases for Claiming Damages As presented in our previous article “6 Key Feat...

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29
JAN
2021
[Part 2/2] The Amount of Non-contractual Damages in Intellectual Property Disputes Accepted by Vietnamese Courts Inclines to be Higher over the Last Decade
29
JAN
2021
General Legal Bases for Claiming Damages As presented in our previous article “6 Key Feat...

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25
JAN
2021
Loss of Intellectual Property Assets Abroad and Learnt Lessons for Vietnamese Enterprises
25
JAN
2021
Intellectual Property is Intangible and Highly-Valued Assets According to the ranking of the 100...

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25
JAN
2021
Unfair Competition Related to Intellectual Property under the IP Vietnam Law
25
JAN
2021
Combat with Unfair Competition is an Independent Legal Tool Intellectual property right is not ...

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22
JAN
2021
What is Copyright Notice, and Why Bother with It?
22
JAN
2021
A copyright notice may seem like little more than superfluous text tacked on to the end of a website...

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22
JAN
2021
Omnibus Law and its Implications on the IP Laws
22
JAN
2021
The Indonesian Government officially enacted the Omnibus Law on Job Creation (Law No. 11 Year 2020) ...

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03
MAR
2021
Newsletter (No.8) March, 2021 We hope this message finds you well. We are now introducing pract...

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01
MAR
2021
Pipers Bulletin 2021-2 Trade Marks Australia Stricter Rules for .au Domain Name Licen...

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25
FEB
2021
Table of Contents AFD China Recognized As a Recommended Firm Again by WTR 1000. 1 CNIPA R...

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16
FEB
2021
Taiwan IP Updates TIPO Revises Pharmaceutical-Related Examination Guidelines Some clarification...

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08
FEB
2021
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05
FEB
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2021
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01
FEB
2021
Pipers Bulletin 2021-1 Patents (Go to Designs or Trade Marks or Copyright...

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25
JAN
2021
Table of Contents AFD China Awarded 2019-2020 Beijing Excellent Patent Agency and Director ...

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11
JAN
2021
GCC Patent Office: Suspension of GCC patent filings JAH would like to advise its associates and cli...

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11
JAN
2021
Changes in official fees in Kazakhstan The National Institute of Intellectual Property (Kazpatent) ...

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08
JAN
2021
Vietnam Temporarily Reduces Some IP Fees by 50% On May 26, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandem...

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08
JAN
2021
Newsletter (No.6) January 2021 We are now introducing practical legal information on our homepag...

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06
JAN
2021
業界ニュース: 新たに改正された「中華人民共和国著作権法」が2021年6月...

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06
JAN
2021
业界新闻: 新修改的《中华人民共和国著作权法》于2021年6月1日起施行 The...

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05
JAN
2021
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29
DEC
2020
中国特許法の第4回改正に焦点を当てよう 10月17日、第13回全国人民...

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29
DEC
2020
Newsletter: Chinese IP Information (English and Chinese) - Volume 10 Focus on the Fourth Revision...

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23
DEC
2020
Table of Contents AFD China Awarded 2019-2020 Beijing Excellent Patent Agency and Director L...

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