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- Trademark Oppositionsin India: How Serious Should Your Business Take It?
Provided by Agnihotri & Jha Associates
An intellectual property portfolio is a collection of IP assets belonging to a business or an enterprise. Trademark is the essence of products and services. A Trademark Portfolio comprises of registered trademarks and service marks, as well as marks that are in use or proposed to be used. The Intellectual Property is intangible, yet it is easy to copy.
- Merger Control 2016: Uzbekistan
Provided by Grata Law Firm
The merger control regime is regulated by the Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan No. ZRU-319 on Competition (the Competition Law), which entered into force on 6 December 2012, replacing the Law on competition and restriction of monopolistic behaviour in the commodities markets.
- Model Rules for Post Employment Non-Compete Clause in Taiwan
Provided by Brain Trust International Law Firm
Taiwanese Ministry of Labor published model rules for Labor Relationship on October 5th, 2015. When an employer would like to protect the business interests and an employee would like to know his/her rights after an employment contract is terminated, this article explains the new model rules which both the employers and the employees should pay attention to.
- China’s “One Belt One Road” Provides Catalyst for Hong Kong Taxation Reform
Provided by Masson de Morfontaine
According to the China central government’s 13th five-year plan, it has showed its full support for Hong Kong to participate in the nation's "One Belt One Road" development strategy, in which Hong Kong is going to play a bigger role in China's opening up to the rest of the world.
- Bang Bang Here Comes the New Robust Bankruptcy Bill in India….Borrowers Beware
Provided by Kaushal Shah & Associates
Bankruptcy is a legal proceeding in which you put your money in your pants pocket and give your coat to your creditors.
- Singapore Adopts Initiatives to Further Enhance Quality of Examination
Provided by Mirandah Asia
Singapore has begun operations as ASEAN's first International Patent Search and Examination Authority under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on 1 September 2015. With its appointment in 2014, Singapore becomes the first country in the ASEAN region as well as the fifth country in Asia after China, Japan, India, and Korea to join the 19 Intellectual Property Offices worldwide as International Authorities for the PCT.
- How to Evict a Tenant in Thailand
Provided by Virasin & Partners
Evicting a Tenant in Thailand is not a simple matter. Leases are generally treated as a contract. There are procedures that need to be followed to terminate the contract.
- How Far Is Too Far – Issues in the Law on Harassment in Hong Kong
Provided by Angela Wang & Co.
On 3 June 2015, the development of the tort of harassment in Hong Kong took another turn when the High Court in Lin Man Yuan v Kin Ming Holdings International Ltd and Anor recognized that there is such an action for harassment in Hong Kong.
- Which Vietnamese Bodies Protect Intellectual Property Rights in Vietnam?
Provided by KenFox IP & Law Office
In accordance with prevailing legal regulations at Article 200, IP Law of Vietnam governing authority for dealing with acts of infringement of Intellectual Property rights, the following bodies shall, within the scope of their respective duties and powers, have authority to deal with acts of infringement of Intellectual Property rights: courts, inspectorates, market management offices, customs offices, police offices and people's committees at all levels.
- How Overseas Buyers Claim for Quality Responsibility against China Sellers?
Provided by Yingke Law Firm
For overseas buyers it is very important to inspect goods after delivery. The inspection should prompt and contribute to official report. With related knowledge on China law, buyers may put inpsection period, defect types, and form of valid report into contract clauses. This may greatly alleviate buyers burden of proof.
- Domestic Adoption in the Philippines; Requsites
Provided by LMG Law Office
This is a preview as to the basic requirements for the filing of an application for adoption under the Philippine Domestic Adoption Act of 1998.
- Thai Environmental Law
Provided by Siam Legal International
Thailand has a complex web of laws and regulations which protect the natural environment. In particular, Thai industrial interests and property developers must contend with the requirement of preparing an environmental impact assessment report (“EIA”) when planning a new development that is likely to have an environmental impact.
- Bangladesh Enacted its First Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Act, 2015
Provided by OGR Legal
Bangladesh gets is first Public-Private Partnership (PPP) law. On September 16, 2015 government publish the act through gazette. Previously “Policy and Strategy for Public Private Partnership (PPP), 2010” was the only relevant policy. That Policy is now repealed by the new act. In 2013, PPP Office published a draft laws for public consultation.
- China's Courts Becoming More Flexible in Counterfeiting Cases
Provided by MMLC Group
A recent case involving the Scotch Whisky trademark and counterfeit bottle caps, has allowed a Chinese court to exhibit a more flexible approach in dealing with infringing/counterfeiting activities in China. Such an approach could allow IP owners to crack down on cross-border counterfeiting much more effectively.
- Which supplier is More Reliable in China? – From the Eyes of a Chinese Lawyer
Provided by Zhejiang Xinmu Law Firm
How to choose a reliable Chinese supplier in international trade business, for foreign merchants.