In Yayasan Korpri Banjar v Yayasan Marta Berlian Husada DK (1314 K/Pdt.Sus-HKI/2017) [published 26th April 2018], the Supreme Court of Indonesia upheld a decision of the Commercial Court to reject a trademark cancellation suit. Yayasan Korpri Banjar (“the Plaintiff”) filed for cancellation of the device mark AKBID MARTAPURA (pictured below) held by Yayasan Marta Berlian […]
In Fox Head, Inc. v Fox Street Wear Pte Ltd  SGIPOS 8, Singaporean clothing distributor Fox Street Wear Pte Ltd (‘the Applicant’) applied to register the below mark (‘the Application Mark’) in Class 25. This was the same mark which had previously been refused registration in Singapore in Class 18, via a successful opposition […]
In Djunatan Prambudi v PT Profilia Indotech (7 PK/Pdt.Sus-HKI/2018), the Supreme Court of Indonesia has rejected a Petition to reconsider its decision to deny an appeal for the overturning of a decision of the District Court to cancel three trademarks. Djunatan Prambudi was the owner of three registered marks: “PROFIL 88” (in Classes 6 and […]
Laos’s new Law on Intellectual Property No.38/NA of November 15, 2017 was published electronically in the Laos official gazette on May 25, 2018, and became effective 15 days subsequent to its publication. This supersedes the previous Law on Intellectual Property No. 01/NA dated December 20, 2011. The new legislation brings reform to a variety of […]
In Monster Energy Company v Glamco Co., Ltd.  SGIPOS 7, multinational energy drinks manufacturer Monster (‘the Opponent’) unsuccessfully opposed an application to register the mark ‘SWEET MONSTER’ (‘the Application Mark’) in Class 30 by Korean dessert purveyor Glamco (‘the Applicant’). The Registrar denied the Opponent’s three grounds of opposition. The first was that, following […]
Below are a collection of photos of the key ceremony for each of the homes we have built as part of our new initiative for families in Kerala. Please also see our galleries documenting the construction and blessing of the new homes with the Nilavilakku.
Below are a collection of photos from our recent initiative of building homes for the poor in Kerala which document the tradition of blessing the new home by lighting the Nilavilakku shrine. Please also see our galleries documenting the construction of the houses and the ceremonies where we handed over the keys to the families.
Below are a collection of photos from our recent initiative of building homes for the poor in Kerala. Please also take a look at our galleries detailing the blessing of new homes by lighting the Nilavilakku, and the Key Ceremonies where we presented the families with keys to their new houses.
Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd  SGCA 18 Introduction In the recent decision of Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd  SGCA 18, the Singapore Court of Appeal (the “Court”) reaffirmed the law on patent construction in Singapore and clarified the Singapore position in relation to the UK […]
In line with Singapore’s vision to become a Smart Nation, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a FinTech Fast Track (FTFT) initiative, effective from 26 April 2018 for a period of 12 months, in order to expedite the file-to-grant process for FinTech patent applications for as fast as 6 months. Normally, it […]