Region: Singapore

Twitter prevails in Singapore bird spat; counterfeit Rolex most searched; Prosecco lobbying intensifies – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at LA seaport seizures topping $1 billion for the first time, a new report highlighting how Canal Street is flooded with fakes, and much more.

29 November 2022

Second opposition against OT TANGO fails

Last year the owner of the TANGO mark in Class 30 successfully opposed an application to register OT TANGO in the same class. However, a second opposition against the figurative OT TANGO mark has now failed.

03 November 2022

Driving innovation within the IP office – a conversation with IPOS chief executive Rena Lee

In an exclusive interview, the chief executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore speaks about her IP journey and upcoming priorities for the office.

26 October 2022

Register Tracker Asia-Pacific: May-August 2022

Featured in Prosecution

Chinese companies favour Western markets for filings abroad, according to data published by Fovea IP. However, domestic activity still takes precedence.

24 October 2022

Five minutes with… Lazada

WTR checks in with Lazada’s senior vice president of legal Rugeradh Tungsupakul on its trademark and brand protection strategy.

17 October 2022

1,000 filings, chasing counterfeits and fighting cybersquatters: Grab superapp gets tough on enforcement

Head of intellectual property and technology Angeline Lee discusses the company’s brand protection strategy as its trademark portfolio passes the 1,000 mark.

06 October 2022

Groundless threats: High Court sets out the ground rules

This update summarises Singapore's position on groundless threats and the court's comments on a possible area for development.

05 October 2022

The metaverse, valuation issues and IP in the age of covid – takeaways from IP Week @ SG 2022

Last week the IP Office of Singapore organised a series of events to celebrate its first in-person IP Week since the start of the pandemic. WTR was on the ground to bring you the key takeaways.

14 September 2022

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

IP owners and e-commerce platforms team up against counterfeiters in Southeast Asia

Participating platforms in new initiative are AliExpress, Carousell, Lazada, Tencent, TikTok and Tokopedia.

09 September 2022

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