Region: Singapore

Mexico IP office's new online platform; Daren Tang appointed WIPO director general; INTA mental health webcast – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Puma’s Olympics trademark application being rejected, Aon launching an IP risk platform, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office creating a coronavirus time capsule, and much more.

12 May 2020

IP Office of Singapore postpones IP Week; 3M files more lawsuits; registrations rise in Turkey – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the Uzbekistan IP Office warning of a rise in fraud, the Korean and Saudi IPOs pledging better cooperation, four ‘.brands’ preparing to exit, and much more.

24 April 2020

Zoom adapts to the highs and lows of mainstream success

The video-conferencing app is now a staple of daily communication, and its trademark holdings reflect how unexpected this success was.

17 April 2020

Singapore ranked world’s most innovative IP office in exclusive research

In new research from WTR, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore has been ranked as the most innovative IP office in the world for the first time.

06 April 2020

Blow for Discovery as opposition against DISCOVERY CAMPS mark is rejected

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore has rejected an opposition by media giant Discovery Communications LLC against the registration of the mark DISCOVERY CAMPS by a local company.

06 April 2020

IP Office Innovation Ranking 2020

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In the 2020 edition of our exclusive research project into the most innovative IP offices in the world, we found significant improvements in non-core tools and services – although gaps remain.

06 April 2020

Singapore’s goal of achieving top-tier status as a hub of innovation and IP looks attainable

Its local brands have an international focus, and big global names also flock to this market.

20 March 2020

"The most sensible decision": INTA moves 2020 Annual Meeting to November as coronavirus emergency intensifies

As the coronavirus pandemic grips the world, INTA has announced that its 2020 Annual Meeting will now be combined with its Leadership Meeting and take place in November – with an exact date and venue to be confirmed soon.

13 March 2020

Coronavirus phishing warning; USPTO responds to WIPO election; Microsoft sued in Azure dispute – news digest

In our latest edition, we look at lawyers decrying ‘dumb’ and ‘gross’ coronavirus vaccine trademarks, the UK police seizing over £7 million in suspected fake goods, and much more.

13 March 2020

Owner of VAGISIL successfully invalidates VAGISAN trademark

Personal care goods company Combe International has successfully relied on its VAGISIL marks to invalidate Dr August Wolff GmbH’s trademark VAGISAN in Singapore.

11 March 2020

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