India – Copyright And Designs Act Harmonized

In India, original artistic works may sometimes fall under the Designs Act and the Copyrights Act. This overlap has been much debated and has come up for adjudication several times before the courts. In a recent case, the Copyright Board made some pertinent observations, especially with respect to artistic works produced by the application of […]

Philippines – Clarification On Power Of Attorney

Intellectual Property Rights holders can execute a General Power of Attorney (POA) authorizing its agent in the Philippines to represent them in applications and/or registrations before IP Philippines. One signed POA will be sufficient to cover present and future filings to be made in the name of the same applicant. However, a separate Power of […]