Singapore – Copyright Infringement Confirmed As Copyright Infringement Suit of a Virtual Map Runs Its Course

A long running legal saga has now come to an end with the Singapore Court of Appeal’s decision that Virtual Map (VM) had no further right to appeal against the High Court’s decision finding them guilty of infringing the Singapore Land Authority’s (SLA) copyright in it’s street directory vector data and it’s address point vector […]

Appeal Procedures in Vietnam for Industrial Design Rights In Place

On 19-20 December 2007, the National Intellectual Property Office (NOIP) of Vietnam in co-operation with the EC-ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights Co-operation Programme, ECAP II organised a two-day seminar in Hanoi. This comprehensive training with highlights on Opposition and Appeal Procedures on Trade Marks and Industrial Designs managed to gather about 100 participants of the Inspectorate […]