Article / Apr 2020



Harvard University successful in appeal against two grounds of opposition - Harvard Club of Singapore vs. President and Fellows of Harvard College [2020] SGHC 77

In a decision rendered by the by the High Court of Singapore, the respondent successfully defended against the grounds of opposition in relation to the two trade marks which the... Read more

Singapore Court of Appeal modifies the three-element approach required in succeeding in a breach of confidence case - I-Admin (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Hong Ying Ting and others [2020] SGCA 32.

The notable change in this landmark decision takes into account the risks that owners suffer on losing confidential information with the current and constantly evolving modern technology.   (A)  Who are... Read more

Singapore Trade Marks – Precedent that unregistered marks may oppose registration of mark - Florian Mack v Golden Cala Trading EST [2020] SGIPOS 5

In a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), it was held that the Opponent had succeeded on the following grounds on the law of passing off,... Read more