In this article, patent attorney Vivian Wei Cheng discusses patent term extension in the association of Southeast Asian nations (ASEAN), a globally important group.
The grant of a 20-year exclusive monopoly on a patented invention to a patent proprietor is done so in exchange for a full disclosure of the novel and inventive invention and how it may be worked.
Greenwashing, the act of making false or misleading claims about the environmental benefits of products or services, is not a new phenomenon in Singapore.
The Intellectual Property (Amendment) Bill is expected to come into effect in May 2022, introducing amendments to a host of current IP acts. We outline the various changes, detailing what these could mean for improving operational efficiency, and legislative and procedural clarity, for business registering IP assets in Singapore