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In our latest round-up, we look at the Japan Patent Office holding an ‘AI x Trademarks’ competition, Zoom versus Zoom in Japan, and much more.
03 December 2021
Major Asia markets are faring better than Europe and North America from a trademark filings perspective.
29 October 2021
The Trademark Act and its related regulations govern the registration and protection of trademarks in Japan.
29 July 2021
Jayne Durden, vice president, law firm strategy at Anaqua, reveals how the International Olympic Committee enforces the Olympic brand and what actions sponsors and advertisers should take through every stage of the Olympic cycle.
28 July 2021
In this week’s opinion column, we reflect on the news that Toyota is scaling back its promotional activity around the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
24 July 2021
In our latest round-up, we look at Verizon selling the Yahoo! brand in Japan, the IP Office of the Philippines calling on better policies to tackle counterfeiting, a counterfeit haul destroyed in Jamaica, and much more.
06 July 2021
China dominates this landscape with local brand owners active at home and in neighbouring countries.
21 June 2021
Japanese Customs can seize imported goods that infringe trademark rights. If a trademark owner wishes Customs to seize infringing goods, the owner should record its trademark rights with Customs by filing a request for import seizure.
11 May 2021
Japanese trademark practitioners first spoke out about a mysterious individual who had been filing thousands of trademark applications at the JPO in 2015. Since then, Ueda has been responsible for almost 140,000 filings at the office.
08 April 2021
Ueda’s filing spree is notable, and not only because he was the first individual in history to have filed over 100,000 trademark applications.
08 April 2021
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