A geographical indication (“GI”) is a sign that identifies a product as originating from a specific venue or location and has given characteristics and qualities that are unique to its location or origin. Champagne – a sparkling wine made from grapes grown in the French region of the same name, is one of France’s most […]
Since the introduction of measures regarding standardized packaging for all tobacco products by Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) in October 2018, and the passing of the amendments to the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act in March 2019, the MOH has introduced a subsidiary legislation to implement the new packaging and labeling requirements for […]
To comply with its obligations under the recently approved European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (“EUSFTA”), Singapore has established a new Registry of Geographical Indications (“GI Registry”). The GI Registry commences operations with effect from 01 April 2019. A significant development is that GI protection will now be extended to agricultural products and foodstuffs such as […]
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.
On 25 May 2017, the Ministry of Commerce in Cambodia launched an online trademark registration system for local and international businesses and individuals to protect their marks against infringement. Applicants in Cambodia may now upload the required documents and information for trademark registration online, as well as search the Cambodia Department of Intellectual Property database […]