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Intellectual Property News Singapore has long been known for low levels of corruption. In 2017, Singapore was ranked the 6th least corrupted country in the world based on the Corruption... Read more
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Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Singapore

Intellectual Property News   (A) DPA in Singapore? In a 16 January 2018 Business Times article, it was reported that Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam announced that... Read more
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Singapore Patents – High Courts disallows Correction to Patent Register with regard to Error in Priority Application Number due to Undue Delay and there being no Exceptional Grounds to rely upon for Bristol-Myers in seeking correction – Norvatis (Singapor

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by Singapore’s High Court on 20 December 2017, the High Court allowed an application by Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd (commenced under Section 44(1)... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – Guccio Gucci S.P.A succeeds in Opposition Proceedings against Guccitech Industries (Private Ltd)’s Similar Trade Mark – Guccio Gucci S.P.A v Guccitech Industries (Private Ltd) [2018] SGIPOS 1

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), IPOS held that Guccio Gucci S.p.A’s opposition against Guccitech Industries (Private Ltd)’s trade mark application... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P.’s Application for Declaration of Invalidity against Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd.’s Trade Mark fails on all grounds – The Polo/Lauren Company, L.P. v Royal County of Berkshire Polo Club Ltd

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by an Assistant Registrar at the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), IPOS held that an application for declaration of invalidity of Royal... Read more
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Singapore Trade Marks – Shipper not liable of Trade Mark Infringement (Louis Vuitton Malletier v Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd) (PT Alvenindo Sukses Ekspress, Third Party) and Other Suits

Intellectual Property News In a decision rendered by George Wei J, the Singapore High Court held that a freight forwarder was not liable for trade mark infringement in respect of... Read more
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Singapore Trade Mark Opposition – Starbucks Corporation v Morinaga Nyugyo Kabushiki Kaisha [2017] SGIPOS 18

Intellectual Property News SINGAPORE TRADE MARKS – STARBUCKS FAILS ON ALL OPPOSITION GROUNDS LODGED AGAINST MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO., LTD.’S ALLEGEDLY “SIMILAR” TRADE MARK – STARBUCKS CORPORATION V MORINAGA NYUGYO... Read more
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Amendments to Granted Patent Claims dismissed by Singapore Court of Appeal due to Obvious Invalidity and Undue Delay in making amendments - Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd 2017 SGCA 45

Intellectual Property News SINGAPORE PATENTS – COURT OF APPEAL DISALLOWS AMENDMENTS TO GRANTED CLAIMS DUE TO OBVIOUS INVALIDITY AND UNDUE DELAY BY PLAINTIFF IN SEEKING AMENDMENTS – WARNER-LAMBERT COMPANY LLC... Read more