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Hong Kong in collaboration with Japan and South Korea to fight IP violations, Hong Kong in collaboration with Japan and South Korea, Japan and South Korea, Hong Kong Customs, Japan and South Korea to fight IP violations,

Hong Kong in collaboration with Japan and South Korea to fight IP violations

Hong Kong Customs has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Content Overseas Distribution Association (CODA) in Japan and the Copyright Overseas Promotion Association (COA) in South Korea in the wake of the IP infringement contents of these 3 countries are currently at large in the Asia region.  Nowadays, with the overcovering of the Internet worldwide, the people from one jurisdiction are not limited to the contents of that jurisdiction anymore. Rather, one user from one country will be [...]

Korea: Collective mark right for a geographical indication, Collective mark right for a geographical indication, Collective mark right, geographical indication

Korea: Collective mark right for a geographical indication

A geographical indication enables one business to exclude other competitors from using a certain mark, but unlike a trademark, it has no “exclusive owner.” Both a trademark and a geographical indicator serve the purpose of displaying the origin and quality of goods in relation to company earnings while also gaining intellectual property protection. Based on these parallels, some nations protect geographical indicators as a trademark under a trademark and geographical indication protection statute, while others protect geographical indications as a [...]

INTA published Unfair Competition Laws Quick Guide, Unfair Competition Laws, Unfair Competition Laws Quick Guide, INTA’s Unfair Competition Committee

INTA published Unfair Competition Laws Quick Guide

On September 14, 2021, INTA’s Unfair Competition Committee (UCC), Policy Subcommittee voted to approve a Board Resolution, prohibit various forms of unfair competition even though the national statutes or governing laws are diverse in nature. Specifically, the data in the Unfair Competition Quick Guide covers 24 countries, including those in the Americas, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. Sponsored by INTA’s Unfair Competition Committee (UCC) —Policy Subcommittee, the resolution focuses largely on obligations contained in the TRIPS Agreement and is a [...]

The 8th BPIP Annual Conference starts on October 25th 2021, Best Practices Intellectual Property

The 8th BPIP Annual Conference starts on October 25th, 2021

The 8th Best Practices Intellectual Property (BPIP) Annual Conference is about to be commenced on October 25th, 2021 in Sheraton Hotel, Tel Aviv. This conference will bring global decision-makers and international IP experts to Tel Aviv both physically and spiritually through the internet to discuss global issues on IP, trends, and legislation regarding IP matters. Participating in the virtual BPIP conference, brand owners and practitioners from across the world can get the latest update on IP matters in the world, [...]

South Korea reported a surplus in intellectual property rights commerce 1

In the first half of the year, South Korea reported a surplus in intellectual property rights commerce

According to central bank data, South Korea had a surplus in the trade of intellectual property rights in the first half of this year, as copyright exports rose. A surplus in intellectual property rights commerce According to preliminary statistics from the Bank of Korea, the nation’s intellectual property account surplus was US$850 million in the first half, compared to a deficit of $1.11 billion in the second half of previous year. It was the first six-month surplus since the nation reported a [...]

KIPO sets up a special department to prevent the leakage and infringement of key technologies, KIPO sets up a special department, Technology & Design Police Division, IP Investigation Division, KIPO

KIPO sets up a special department to prevent the leakage and infringement of key technologies

Due to the increasing number of infringement activities in South Korea overall and the need to develop the IP enforcement mechanism in the country, KIPO Commissioner Kim Yong-Rae has announced the establishment of a separate SJP whose main purpose is to prevent the leakage and the infringement of key technologies that are core to national industrial competitiveness. Since the beginning, KIPO has consistently ranked as one of the highest offices in Asia for its approach to innovation. Specifically, this IP [...]

Procedure of Trademark In Vietnam

Procedure of Trademark in South Korea

Procedure of trademark in South Korea shall include the following steps:   Step 1: Trademark Search in South Korea (Optional)   Trademark search is not compulsory. However, in order to know the availability of your trademark before officially filing a new trademark in South Korea, it is highly recommended that you should conduct the trademark search.   The trademark search in South Korea shall be available within 5-7 days   Step 2: Trademark filing in South Korea   The trademark procedure in South Korea shall take about 16-18 [...]

Required documents of filing trademark in China

Required documents of filing trademark in South Korea

Required documents of filing trademark in South Korea include: + Power of Attorney: Sign only + Other document: + Sample of trademarks to file in South Korea + Goods/Services used under the trademark (if you know the International Class, send us your class). Otherwise, we will classify by our own end when receiving the lists of goods/services under the trademark. + Name and address of the applicant Please send us the required documents of trademark in South Korea to the following email: info@aaaipright.com You can [...]

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