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IP Week @ SG 2021 announced focal development for enterprises in Singapore, focal development for enterprises in Singapore, Improve IP dispute resolution proceedings in Singapore, IP Week @ SG 2021

IP Week @ SG 2021 announced focal development for enterprises in Singapore

During the recent IP Week @ SG 2021, IPOS has announced a strong boost for business enterprises in Singapore. Specifically, the focal development for enterprises in Singapore will be IP resources which will help businesses to create a strong IP protection plan for themselves and emerge stronger in the future, post-pandemic situation. Singapore Intellectual Property Week is one of the world’s leading IP events, bringing together thousands of attendees from dozens of countries and territories, including many leaders, planners, and [...]

The new copyright bill in Singapore has a number of significant amendments

The new copyright bill in Singapore has a number of significant amendments

The proposed Copyright Bill (“Draft Bill”) in Singapore has been scheduled for second reading in September 2021. The current Copyright Act (Cap. 60, Rev. Ed. 2006), which has been in effect for fifteen years, will be replaced by the Draft Bill. The Draft Bill, in particular, appears to provide for better copyright protection for creators/performers of copyright works. The following are some of the significant amendments in the Draft Bill: 1. The right to be identified The new right to be [...]

Trademark in Singapore, Singapore Trademark, type of trademark in Singapore, Singapore types of trademark

Types of trademark in Singapore

What is type of trademark in Singapore? Trademark is defined as “A mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others and may include the shape of goods, their packaging and a combination of colours”. (Trade Marks Act, 1999). A trade mark is a sign such as a word, device, brand, shape, color or any combination of these elements, which is capable of being graphically represented and [...]

Amendments to the Copyright Act in Singapore

Amendments to the Copyright Act in Singapore

The Copyright Bill (the “Bill”) was introduced in Parliament on July 6, 2021. The former Copyright Act will be repealed and replaced by the Bill. The Bill also aims at improving Singapore’s copyright law by introducing a number of new rights and exceptions. A high-level overview of some of the proposed significant changes is provided below. This is not a complete list. The majority of the Bill’s provisions are scheduled to go into effect in November 2021 if it is passed. Key [...]

Upcoming Changes to Singapore Copyright Law - A Primer for Media Companies, A Primer for Media Companies on Upcoming Changes to Singapore Copyright Law

A Primer for Media Companies on Upcoming Changes to Singapore Copyright Law

The Singapore copyright law is undergoing a significant revision. A new Copyright Bill, anticipated to be passed in November of this year, will include many new rights and exclusions not present in the existing Copyright Act. We highlighted some of the changes that will be of particular importance to media and entertainment companies as below: 1. The addition of a new armament for rights holders in the fight against content piracy is the most significant change Persons who deal with illegal media [...]

Bilateral investment treaty helps to resolve the disputes of intellectual property between Indonesia and Singapore

Bilateral investment treaty helps to resolve the disputes of intellectual property between Indonesia and Singapore

Within the next 5 years, the investments between Indonesia and Singapore are predicted to climb by 18 to 22 percent because the Indonesia-Singapore Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) has officially entered into force on March 9, 2021. The Indonesia-Singapore Bilateral Investment Treaty was signed by Singapore’s Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and Indonesia’s Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi in 2018. The signing was witnessed by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President Joko Widodo. This treaty’s purpose was to replace [...]

Singapore: IPOS’s guidelines on non-physical product designs registration

Singapore: IPOS’s guidelines on non-physical product designs registration

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has released the “Registered Designs Guidelines on Non-Physical Products” to provide applicants with a clearer understanding of registering non-physical products as designs. On 30 October 2017, Singapore has broadened the scope of designs by including non-physical products as designs in order to support the growth of the local design industry. This Guidelines will provide an overview of virtual designs and the registration requirements for non-physical products. The key points of the Guidelines are listed [...]

Singapore introduced a new Draft Copyright Bill to replace the Copyright Act

Singapore introduced a new Draft Copyright Bill to replace the Copyright Act

The Singapore Ministry of Law and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore have recently launched a public consultation to seek feedback on the draft of a proposed Copyright Bill. This new Draft Copyright Bill is meant to replace the present Copyright Act. The consultation period will end on 1 April 2021. The bill is expected to be enacted in the third quarter of 2021 and to be put into effect 1 month later.  The public consultation The Ministry of Law and [...]

Singapore continues to attract investment from foreign technology companies

Singapore continues to attract investment from foreign technology companies

Singapore’s favorable business environment continues to be a factor that helps attract more foreign investment, especially in the field of technology. Singapore’s favorable business environment continues to be a factor that helps the country attract more foreign investment capital, especially in the field of technology and technology. In May 2020, the German logistics firm DB Schenker put into operation the largest-scale high-tech warehouse (and its 13th facility in Singapore) with a total investment of SGD 163 million in Singapore Airport Logistics [...]

AAA IPRIGHT is One of The 7 Best Intellectual Property Lawyers in Singapore

The website Best In Singapore has selected AAA IPRIGHT is one of the 7 Best Intellectual Property Lawyers in Singapore along with 06 other firms: Tan Lee & Partners, PKWA Law, Rajah & Tann Singapore, Mirandah Law, Draw & Napier and Schweiger & Partners.  7. AAA IPRIGHT EXPERTISE Trademark Registration WEBSITE https://aaaipright.com/ ADDRESS 39 Robinson Road, #20 – 03 Robinson Point, Singapore CONTACT DETAILS +65 8652 2764/ [email protected] If you want to register your trademark in Singapore, then you can rely on AAA IPRIGHT. This Singaporean-based law firm offers its services to other countries such as Southeast Asian [...]

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