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Trademark Licensing in Singapore

Abstract Trademark is a type of intellectual property consisting of a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others. Trademarks licensing is an agreement through which the Trademark owner permits the licensee to use the trademark for commercial purposes. This article deals with the Trademark … Continue reading Trademark Licensing in Singapore

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Patent Licensing In Singapore

Intellectual property rights (IPR) have come to be a crucial asset in improving businesses in today’s global economy. They’re pivotal with regard to the success of small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) by way of providing a safeguard to their innovations and generating income. One such vital source of income is licensing and assignment of IPR, … Continue reading Patent Licensing In Singapore

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Patents in Singapore

A patent is a privilege given to the creator of an invention to prohibit the invention from being made, used, imported or sold by others without permission. A patent may be secured for a product or method that offers a new technological solution to a problem or a new way of doing things, for a … Continue reading Patents in Singapore

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Arbitrations Relating to Intellectual Property Rights: The Singapore Regime

Through this article, we will shed light upon settlement of IPR related disputes through arbitration under the Singapore legal regime, by peeking into Part IXA of the Singapore Arbitration Act and Part IIA of the International Arbitration Act, introduced by way of Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Act 2019. The resolution of IPR disputes through arbitration, … Continue reading Arbitrations Relating to Intellectual Property Rights: The Singapore Regime

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Cost of Registering a Trademark in Southeast Asia

Trademark is a recognizable emblem, symbol or a phrase that is used to refer to denote a certain product or service. This trademark helps differentiate similar products or services offered by other companies or organizations. It basically acts as a recognition mark that the product or service belongs to a specific company. ASEAN stands for … Continue reading Cost of Registering a Trademark in Southeast Asia

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Protection of Design Rights

Design protection provides protection to a functional items’ look and feel or in other words to the non – functional attributes of the item. An object with a substantially similar design to an existing items’ design cannot be made, copied or used without the permission of the person who holds the right to the existing … Continue reading Protection of Design Rights

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Amendments in Patent Application Process in Singapore

The process of applying for patents in Singapore will become much easier and more efficient after Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), in its continued efforts to ease patent application process, has introduced few changes in Patent forms 1 and 12B. According to a circular released on November 21, 2017 on IPOS website [1], these changes … Continue reading Amendments in Patent Application Process in Singapore

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Intellectual Property of Singapore: Patents legislative amendments

In continuation of IPOS’s efforts to strengthen the patent regime and make Singapore’s Intellectual Property one of the best in the world also supporting inventive individual and businesses [1], Patents (Amendments) Act, 2017 and Patents (Amendment no.2 ) shall come into force on October 30, 2017 [2]. IPOS’ Patents legislative amendments In IPOS’ efforts of … Continue reading Intellectual Property of Singapore: Patents legislative amendments

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IPOS: Launch of Patents Formalities Manual

Recently, Singapore’s IP regime has seen a rapid growth and is gradually becoming Intellectual Property centre/hub in entire Asia.  To strengthen its Patent regime, few days back,  [3] the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS),   on 24 Jul 2017 launched a ‘Patents Open Dossier” [1] to provide a single point of access for innovators enabling … Continue reading IPOS: Launch of Patents Formalities Manual

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IPOS launches S$1 billion Innovation Fund and upgrades Intellectual Property Masterplan!

Reportedly[1], the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced that Singapore is launching a S$1 billion (US$717 million approx.) innovation fund to help companies with strong intellectual property strategies to grow and expand overseas. The Makara Innovation Fund, a partnership between IPOS and local private equity firm Makara Capital, will invest S$30 to S$150 … Continue reading IPOS launches S$1 billion Innovation Fund and upgrades Intellectual Property Masterplan!

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