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Harvard University and its former alumni organisation in Singapore have recently clashed in trademark opposition proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore.
06 November 2019
In Scotch Whisky Association v Isetan Mitsukoshi Ltd, the High Court of Singapore has upheld the Scotch Whisky Association’s appeal against the registration of the mark ISETAN TARTAN for all alcoholic beverages except beer and sake.
23 September 2019
A new Singapore High Court decision involving the use of the term ‘tartan’ on whisky bottles has clarified the limits of the country’s 1999 Singapore Geographical Indications Act. Talking exclusively to WTR, the Scotch Whisky Association describes the decision as “very welcome”.
04 September 2019
WTR sits down with Daren Tang, chief executive of the IP Office of Singapore, to get the inside track on how the office is evolving to play a bigger role in the country’s business environment.
02 September 2019
This week the IP Office of Singapore has hosted a series of events to mark the country’s annual IP Week. WTR was there to bring you the key takeaways from Singapore’s biggest IP event.
28 August 2019
With Singapore’s IP Week in full swing, WTR sat down with INTA’s chief representative for Asia-Pacific, Seth Hays, to get an update on the regional office’s activities and the inside scoop on what to expect from next year’s Annual Meeting.
27 August 2019
In our latest round-up, we look at the art of avoiding brand hate, Hasbro acquiring Peppa Pig owner, the INTA holding its first roundtable event in Israel, and much more.
23 August 2019
Singapore’s Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Bill proposes significant changes to the IP dispute resolution regime and could affect all rights holders’ enforcement and protection strategies.
09 August 2019
In our latest round-up, we look at the Lazada Group joining Alibaba’s IP protection platform, UKIPO granting its first multimedia mark, new Benelux director general begins, and much more.
02 July 2019
A Singapore boutique cake shop has successfully defended its registration for the mark THE PATISSIER (the French word ‘pâtissier’ means ‘pastry chef’) for a range of goods and services relating to bakery products.
18 June 2019
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