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LVMH has defeated an action brought by local cosmetics manufacturer Shinzens, owner of the mark LIP TATTOO, against LVMH’s use of the mark DIOR ADDICT LIP TATTOO in Malaysia.
15 April 2019
In Pathmanathan v Portcullis (Singapore) Pte Ltd, the Malaysian Court of Appeal has held that the courts are not bound by “hard and fast legal rules” when deciding on the ownership of a trademark among related entities.
26 November 2018
The EUIPO has released a new report, compiling research since 2013, to present a comprehensive and updated picture of the scope and impact of IP rights infringement in the European Union.
07 June 2018
The Malaysian High Court has ruled that an authorised distributor is not allowed to hijack a trademark belonging to its manufacturer or supplier by registering the mark in its own name.
02 May 2018
The rules governing franchise agreements vary greatly across Asia. Here, we look at the different legislation related to enforcement and termination in Singapore and Malaysia.
22 March 2018
In the first of a two-part series, we outline the legislative framework for franchising in nine jurisdictions across Asia and South America.
01 March 2018
The Federal Court has considered the meaning and significance of Section 9 of the new Trade Descriptions Act 2011.
06 February 2018
In the latest round-up, we look at the next step in a long-running IP feud between Apple and Samsung, a call for plain packaging in United Arab Emirates, and much more.
24 October 2017
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