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Business in ASEAN: A collective strategy for IP

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand08-12-2018

A clear and collaborative approach to IP in the ASEAN region will benefit businesses seeking to invest there, as Robert Yap, chairman of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council, tells WIPR.

Mexico: The serious side of gaming

Mexico03-12-2018Maria Díaz

Software is one of several video game components that can be protected by IP, as Maria Díaz of Uhthoff, Gómez Vega & Uhthoff explains.

Netherlands jurisdiction report: Copyright of scale models

Netherlands22-11-2018Michiel Rijsdijk

In September, the court in The Hague ruled on the possibility of having IP rights in model trains. The IP protection offered to products in this niche market has been the subject of several court cases in the Netherlands, whereby the purpose of the scale models seems to play an important role in copyright/trademark infringement matters.

Conference review: 2018 AIPPI World Congress, Cancun

Mexico16-10-2018Olga Sirakova

Olga Sirakova, Secretary General of AIPPI, looks back on a successful 2018 World Congress in Cancun, Mexico.

Conference preview: 2018 AIPLA Annual Meeting

US21-09-2018

Senior judges are among the speakers at the 2018 AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, from October 25 to 27, as WIPR finds out.

Conference preview: IP World 2018

International19-09-2018

Legal IQ is hosting the IP World conference from October 8 to 10 in Amsterdam, where attendees will discuss the changing global IP landscape, as WIPR finds out.

Japan jurisdiction report: Moral rights and stories

Japan17-09-2018Ryo Maruyama

In August this year, a person launched a product that consists of a plantlet of a baobab tree in a package on which the title Le Petit Prince (The Little Prince), original illustrations, and a short story relating to the sale of a baobab tree are printed.

Netherlands jurisdiction report: The links between witches and cheese

Netherlands14-09-2018Food and drinkMichiel Rijsdijk

In July the Supreme Court of the Netherlands ruled in the case Heksenkaas v Witte Wievenkaas. It concerns a dispute over trademarks for a typical Dutch product: cheese (‘kaas’ in Dutch).

5 common IP traps startups should avoid

US07-09-2018Kirk Sigmon

Startups can avoid or mitigate IP problems if they are wary of five common mistakes, says Kirk Sigmon of Banner & Witcoff.

The end of copyright as we know it, avoided

EU, Germany05-09-2018ArtsUlrike Grübler

The CJEU’s decision in a case concerning copyright and a school presentation has provided some good guidance for rights owners, says Ulrike Grübler of DLA Piper.

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