Region: Philippines

How IP offices are keeping up with AI, the metaverse and technological challenges

The rise of the metaverse, the need to increase diversity in the IP ecosystem and utilising AI better were on the agenda last week when leaders from the US and Asian IP offices convened.

12 September 2022

IPOPHL enters the metaverse; Peloton partners with Amazon; Microsoft takes on Word Windows – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the US Ninth Circuit reviving a Connect 4-style trade dress spat, the Irish IP office publishing its annual report, and much more.

26 August 2022

House of Zana prevails in Zara dispute; Amazon acquires iRobot; IPOPHL to promote GIs – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at KIPO pledging to improve the quality of its IP evaluation system, Asahi signing its biggest-ever marketing deal, and much more.

09 August 2022

Amendments to the Rules and Regulations on Inter Partes Proceedings take effect

The amendments pursue the IPOPHL’s objectives to modernise the rules and procedures for the adjudication of IP cases, and to ensure accessibility of services, resiliency and cost efficiency.

01 August 2022

IPOPHL looks to the future; Madrid fees adjusted; Buy Safe America Coalition warning – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hong Kong seizing $400,000 worth of counterfeits, USPTO modernising assignment request process, and much more.

12 July 2022

Squid Game streamer dilemma; Meta PCs changes name to Facebook; Walmart and Gap reunite – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at counterfeiting increasing by 56% in the Philippines, all the latest law firm moves, and much more.

02 November 2021

Philippines businessman plans Archewell launch in US, vows to block Duke and Duchess of Sussex

A small business owner who last year became embroiled in a trademark dispute with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has told WTR he plans to launch his Archewell Cosmetics brand in the US.

02 November 2021

Brand enforcement takeaways from Brand Strategy Southeast Asia

This week, IPBC Southeast Asia, hosted by IAM, and WTR’s Brand Strategy Southeast Asia, were hosted simultaneously.

13 October 2021

Philippines IP office seeks to form IP task forces as agencies react to WIPO innovation report

The IPOPHL has published an ambitious call for renewed partnerships between the corporate and academic worlds in the wake of a new WIPO report.

21 September 2021

“This is a huge deal” – Filipino brand owner speaks out after securing trademark linked to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Talking exclusively to WTR, owner of an Archewell-related trademark in the Philippines reveals plans to sell products on Amazon, although adds: “If the Queen wants the trademark back, I will give it back.”

29 June 2021

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