Intellectual property and technology news
Welcome to our third issue of Intellectual Property and Technology News - Asia Pacific for 2012. In this issue, we discuss some of the key issues to consider when taking your business online, as well as the need to ensure that a regional approach is adopted when developing a privacy compliance regime for your business. We also highlight some recent data privacy incidents resulting from data collected by apps and the issues which business need to be aware of when they enter the app universe.
Recent months have also seen developments in issues previous reported on - Singtel Optus’ TV Now appeal has been denied by the High Court in Australia, which has also rejected a challenge by “big tobacco” to Australia’s proposed tobacco plain packaging laws. Singapore’s “Lemon Laws” are now in effect, China’s patent system is again under the spotlight and Australia’s media content rules may be in for an overhaul before the end of the year…
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Briefings from DLA Piper
‘Company Doe’ wins challenge but loses anonymity — ruling makes it tougher to confront erroneous online claims
A new decision by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeal will require the lower court to unseal court documents.
The amendment has not yet been extended by ministerial decree to all companies falling within the scope of the Syntec agreement.
Analysis from The Lawyer
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions
The fragile refinance market is back in rude health and US-style alternative lenders are stepping up with innovative structures to sustain the recovery