MALAYSIA: A COPYRIGHT CONUNDRUM

30th March, 2018

This article relates to a copyright dispute between Aktif Perunding SDN. BHD (hereinafter referred to as the “Plaintiff”) and ZNVA & Associates SDN. BHD (hereinafter referred to as the “Defendant”). Universiti Teknologi……

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VIETNAM: CHANGES TO IP LAWS AND PRACTICES

22nd February, 2018

Vietnam has recently circulated a new circular regarding amendment of IP law, in which the changes took effect on 15 January 2018. Below are some of the key changes for your information.……

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INDIA: REQUIREMENTS OF WORKING STATEMENTS

22nd February, 2018

This article relates to a recent order by the High Court of Delhi relating to submission of working statements of inventions which have been patented in India. Under the Indian patent laws,……

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ADIPVEN NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED

26th January, 2018

Dear Colleagues, I am proud to announce the launch of our new website which coincides with our expanding firm as a leading Intellectual Property and Commercialization (IPC) firm in Malaysia in and improving our……

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MALAYSIA: A (REYNOX) FAMILY FEUD

15th January, 2018

In case of Low Chi Yong (Reynox Fetichem Industries) (hereinafter referred to as the “Appellant”) filed a suit against Low Chi Hong and Reynox Sdn. Bhd., (hereinafter referred to as the “Respondents”)……

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ADIPVEN WELCOMES DR. S. PARTIBAN

13th November, 2017

Dear Colleagues, I would like to introduce you to our Director Dr. S. Partiban who has joined Adipven on 1 November 2017. He has a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry as well as……

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SINGAPORE: MYSTERY SET

12th September, 2017

This case deals on whether the use of a trade mark only in references to invoices would constitute as “use” per the Singapore Trade Marks Act. In this revocation proceeding before the……

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SINGAPORE: WARNER-LAMBERT TAKES ON NOVARTIS (SINGAPORE)

12th September, 2017

The appeal arises from the dispute of two pharmaceutical giants, Warner-Lambert Company LLC (hereinafter referred to as “Warner-Lambert”) and Novartis (Singapore) Pte Ltd (hereinafter referred to as “Novartis”). The subject matter refers……

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MALAYSIA: THE 2-IN-1 TRIAL

25th July, 2017

In the case of Doretti Resources Sdn Bhd v Fitters Marketing Sdn Bhd & Ors, the Plaintiff claimed that the Defendants had infringed the Plaintiff’s mark “PYRO” in their 1st suit and……

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Adipven is Expanding

22nd March, 2017

As you are well aware, Adipven was founded on 2 January 2012. Over the last five years, it has serviced clients from all around the world and has been consistently recognized by……

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MALAYSIA: DISPUTE BETWEEN OIL AND INK

6th March, 2017

In X1R Global Holding Sdn Bhd and X1R Global Sdn Bhd v Y-TEQ Auto Parts (M) Sdn Bhd, the High Court of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur allowed the Plaintiffs’ claims against Defendant.……

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Singapore: Apple’s Trade Mark Sherlock Revoked

27th February, 2017

In the matter of Apple Inc (‘Apple’) and Bigfoot Internet Ventures Pte Ltd (‘Bigfoot’), it was uncovered that companies offering post-sale software support provided online could possibly satisfy the ‘evidence of use’……

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NEW YEAR WISHES FROM THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

13th December, 2016

Dear respected clients and associates, As 2016 bids its goodbye, I would like to thank everyone who have consulted Adipven for your intellectual property matters this year. I am proud to inform……

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