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South East Asia - Case Studies

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 55 - Website-blocking measures to combat online trade mark infringement in Thailand

 

VIETNAM | DOMAIN NAME

Case Study 54 - Infringement of BMW’s domain name in Vietnam

 

VIETNAM | PATENTS

Case Study 53 - Patent infringement lawsuits against two Vietnamese pesticide producers

 

VIETNAM | PATENTS

Case Study 52 - Infringement of a pharmaceutical patent in Vietnam

 

VIETNAM | TRADE MARK

Case Study 51 - This trade mark-based domain name dispute was heard by a Vietnamese court. What do foreign businesses need to know?

 

SINGAPORE | GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

Case study 50 - Geographical Indications in Singapore, a case study

 

VIETNAM | GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS

Case Study 49: Geographical Indication (GI) of Cognac in Vietnam

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 48 - Bad faith of franchisee imitating franchisor's trade mark in Thailand

 

CAMBODIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 47 - Arguments against descriptiveness rejection of trade mark filling in Cambodia

 

LAOS | TRADE MARK

Case Study 46 - Seizure of counterfeit goods in Laos

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 45 - Non-use of registered trade mark in Thailand: using a survey to determine non-use

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 44 - Appealing against a descriptiveness refusal in trade mark filling in Thailand

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 43 - The Thai Supreme Court’s interpretation on descriptive trade marks

 

SINGAPORE | COPYRIGHT

Case Study 42 - Copyright enforcement actions against illegal downloading in Singapore

 

THE PHILIPPINES | TRADE MARK

Case Study 41 - Misplaced interpretation of due process requirement in the Philippines

 

INDONESIA | PATENTS

Case Study 40 - Potential patent invalidation under the new Patent Law in Indonesia

 

INDONESIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 39 - Trade mark bad-faith registration in Indonesia

 

CAMBODIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 38 - Trade mark owner and Exclusive distributor jointly enforcing their rights in Cambodia

 

SINGAPORE | TRADE MARK

Case Study 37 - Enforcing IPR against Parallel Importation into Singapore

 

MALAYSIA | PATENTS

Case Study 36 - High court decision on patented rights in Malaysia

 

SINGAPORE | DESIGN

Case Study 35 - Design registration in Automotive industry in Singapore

VIETNAM | TRADE MARK

Case study 34 - Customs seizures of goods suspected of IPR infringement in Vietnam

 

VIETNAM | TRADE MARK

Case study 33 - IP infringement by using confusingly similar marks in Vietnam

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA, THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 32 - Trade mark registration in Thailand and South-East Asia in Automotive Industry

 

VIETNAM | PATENTS

Case study 31 - Patent Prosecution Strategy for manufacturing in Vietnam

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case study 30 - Non-use cancellation actions in Thailand

 

VIETNAM | TRADE SECRET

Case Study 29 - Contribution of know-how in Vietnam

 

THAILAND | TRADE SECRET

Case Study 28 - Trade Secrets protection in Thailand

 

MALAYSIA | LICENSE AGREEMENT

Case Study 27 - Relevant clauses for license agreements

 

VIETNAM | DESIGN

Case Study 26 - (included in the 2016 update of the Guide ‘South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk Guide: Protecting your IP at Trade Fairs in South-East Asia’)

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA, SINGAPORE | TRADE MARK, PATENTS, LICENSE AGREEMENT

Case Study 25 - ME Case Study (included in the 2016 update of the Guide ‘Top 20 Considerations when entering a new market’)

 

MYANMAR | DESIGN

Case Study 24 - Action against packaging design copies in Myanmar

 

SINGAPORE | TRADE MARK

Case Study 23 - Revoking a conflicting “earlier trade mark” in Singapore

 

VIETNAM | TRADE MARK

Case Study 22 – Defeating non-use claim with modified trade mark in Vietnam

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 21 - Prior registration of a trade mark in Southeast Asia

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 20 - Trade mark dispute with local partner in Southeast Asia

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 19 - Discovery of counterfeit versions of a European product in Southeast Asia

 

INDONESIA | COPYRIGHT, DESIGN

Case Study 18 - French jewellery manufacturer in Indonesia - register design or copyright?

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA | DOMAIN NAME

Case Study 17 - Registering your domain name in potential future markets in Southeast Asia

 

SOUTH-EAST ASIA | PATENTS

Case Study 16 – Patent dispute in Southeast Asia

 

MALAYSIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 15 – Trade mark infringement / ’passing off’ case in Malaysia

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 14 – Thailand Trade Mark Practices

 

INDONESIA | TRADE MARK

Case Study 13 - Trade Mark Squatters in Indonesia

 

THE PHILIPPINES | TRADE MARK

Case Study 12 – Unjust Appropriation of Famous Trade Mark by Local Firm in the Philippines

 

THAILAND | TRADE MARK

Case Study 11 – Thailand: Suing Trade Mark Board for Unlawful Decision

 

THE PHILIPPINES | TRADE MARK

Case Study 10 – The Importance of Registering your Trade Mark in the Philippines

 

VIETNAM | TRADE MARK

Case Study 09 – Similarity of Goods & Services: Trade Mark Registration in Vietnam

 

SINGAPORE | TRADE MARK

Case Study 08 – Trade Mark Opposition Appeal in Singapore

 

THAILAND, VIETNAM | TRADE MARK

Case Study 07 - Franchising in Southeast Asia from Europe (Thailand)

 

SINGAPORE | TRADE MARK

Case Study 06 - On-going Partner and Employee Due Diligence (Singapore)

 

INDONESIA | COPYRIGHT

Case Study 05 – Importance of specifying copyright ownership in employment contracts (Indonesia)

 

INDONESIA | PATENTS

Case Study 04 – Patent ownership dispute in Southeast Asia (Indonesia)

 

VIETNAM | PATENTS

Case Study 03 – Generic drug manufacturer in Vietnam infringes process patent of British pharmaceutical company

 

SINGAPORE | TRADE SECRET

Case Study 02 - Theft of trade secrets and tracking electronic data in Singapore

 

INDONESIA | TRADE SECRET

Case Study 01 – Inexperience of Indonesian courts with trade secret cases