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Asia - Recent Legal Articles
- Brief Overview of Trademark Refusal in China
Provided by Borsam Intellectual Property
As most of the countries do, the trademark registration process in China is also proceeded with both a formal examination and a substantive examination. Normally, the formal requirements is easily to be met, while the substantive requirements cover a lot and the fail to meet it often brings with an provisional trademark refusal/partial refusal.
- You're Fired: Unfair Dismissal in Malaysia
Provided by Donovan & Ho
An oft-repeated business mantra is “be slow to hire and quick to fire”. Unfortunately, what many managers do not realise is that a “quick to fire” approach also carries significant risks, especially in Malaysia, which does not adopt the principle of “at-will” employment. Trigger happy employers may soon find themselves at the wrong end of a lawsuit if they don’t take the appropriate steps and precautions prior to making the decision to terminate an employee.
- Changes in Official Fees for Industrial Property Related Matters in the Republic of Uzbekistan
Provided by Legalmax Law firm
On October 10, 2014 the Government of the Republic of Uzbekistan amended certain rates of official fees related to the registration and the maintenance of Industrial property subject-matter
- Secret Designs in the Philippines
Provided by Patrick Mirandah Co.
The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) has issued Memorandum-Circular No. 14-004 on 20 May 2014 allowing applicants to file a request for deferment of publication enabling designers and companies applying for the registration of industrial designs to keep them secret from competitors until the designs are made available in the market.
- New Rules Simplify the Filing and Approval of Chinese Outbound Investment Projects
Provided by UB & Co. Attorneys and Counselors
On September 6, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") issued the Outbound Investment Management Rules (the "Rules"), which took effect on October 6, 2014. The Rules have replaced old MOFCOM regulations regarding Chinese outbound investment projects. On April 8 2014, the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") issued a regulation regarding measures for the administrative approval and filing of outbound investment projects (the "Measures").
- Public Disorder and the Law in Hong Kong
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
The recent and ongoing Occupy Central campaign where large number of protestors occupied and obstruct public places and main access roads has caused concerns regarding the law governing such conduct in Hong Kong. The prolonged campaign has led to loss and inconvenience to a significant part of the Hong Kong community including road users, loss of commuting time, increase travel expense and loss of income and business.
- Some Changes of the Revised Regulation of the Supervision on Medical Instruments of China
Provided by Wiselink Law Firm Shanghai
Regulation of the Supervision on Medical Instruments was revised and published by the State Council of People’s Republic of China on Mar. 7, 2014.
- 'May, Can, and Shall Have the Right' in Arbitration Clause - The Legal Position in India
Provided by Vaish Associates Advocates
The effects of the words like "'May, Can, and Shall Have the Right" in drafting an Arbitration Clause.
- Punishment You Will Face if You are Involved in Drug Crime in China
Provided by Yingke Law Firm
Since the American TV Show ""Breaking Bad" sweep over the whole world, a lot of foreigners are found to be involved in drug crimes in China. They are facing very serious penalty for China government lists the kind of crime as one of the top felonies.
- China's Patent Law and the Pharmaceutical Industry
Provided by MMLC Group
This article is aimed at introducing some important provisions of the PRC Patent Law that pharmaceutical companies need to be aware of when making or selling their drugs in China.
- Appointment of an Arbitrator for Arbitration Proceedings - India
Provided by Law Senate
The appointment of an arbitrator made by a party during the pendency of arbitration petition in court and after the expiry of 30 days from the date of receipt of notice sent by other party seeking appointment of arbitrator.
- REITs to Boost Growth and Transparency in Indian Real Estate Sector
Provided by Global Jurix
Today, the Real Estate Investment Trusts [REITs] are highly successful in more than 20 countries worldwide, including USA, UK, Australia, France, etc. Therefore, SEBI has rightly allowed trading of such REITs in India also, in August 2014, to pave the way for desired growth and transparency in the vast and fast-paced real estate sector of India. Besides bringing in the globally accepted practices, these REITs are expected to infuse a new lease of life and zing in the Indian real estate sector.
- Philippines Separation Pay: To Whom and When is it Due
Provided by LMG Law Office
A guide for both employees and employers in Philippine Labor setting concerning payment of separation pay.
- When Should Blog or Forum Posts Create Liability for Defamation?
Provided by Brijnandan Singh Bhar & Co
Writers often express their views on blogs or forums. With the advancement of laws, anyone who writes articles, must be cautious of consequences of doing so. This is a Malaysian perspective.
- China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) Rules in Favor of ICC Arbitration in China
Provided by John Oneil International
The recent decision by the China SPC turns on its head all that international arbitrators and contract drafters have come to believe of the China Arbitration rules, which requires all arbitration to be done by a Chinese institution, which invariable meant the application of that institution's arbitration rules.