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Generic drugs taking hold in the Asian marketplace: STAT News interview

Japan - January 18 2018 Aging populations and rising healthcare costs across Asia — particularly in Japan — have created new market opportunities for generic drug makers…

Advances in Polish IP law, part 1: Patents - Indirect infringement, limitation of scope & state of the art searches

Poland - January 17 2018 The bill amending the Industrial Property Law, published on 14 November 2017, introduces important changes with respect to patent protection. The…

The China Food and Drug Administration pushes forward on conditional approval and compassionate use of new drugs

China - January 17 2018 On December 20, 2017, the China Food and Drug Administration ("CFDA") released two draft documents for public comment...

Heavy jail sentence handed down on illegal set-top boxes sellers in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - January 11 2018 On 28 December 2017, the District Court of Hong Kong handed down sentences varying from 21 to 27 months’ imprisonment against 3 individuals who took…

.NL leads the way in the fight against malicious online activity

Netherlands - January 5 2018 Malicious activities are an ongoing problem across the Internet and growth is increasing as a result of ever more sophisticated phishing attacks. One…

DSM Watch: Leaked JRC Study calls into question neighbouring right for press publishers

European Union - January 5 2018 The evolution of a new neighbouring right for press publishers is currently the subject of wide and heated debate. The European Commission proposed…

China: Annual online piracy crackdown campaign 2017: Results announced

China - January 4 2018 The results of the 2017 edition of China's annual online piracy crackdown campaign, called the "Sword Net Action" (剑网行动), were recently published. As…

Sites get ICEd in transatlantic assault on cyber crooks

United Kingdom - December 29 2017 As part of a sustained and coordinated effort, law enforcement agencies on both sides of the Atlantic have rounded off their on-going fight against…

China issues its second Draft E-Commerce Law

China - December 22 2017 On 7 November 2017, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (“NPC“) published the second draft of the E-commerce Law (电子商务法(草案二次审议稿)…

2018 Spells a new beginning for IP arbitration in Hong Kong

Hong Kong - December 22 2017 The long-awaited Arbitration (Amendment) Ordinance 2017 (the “Amendment Ordinance“) is finally applicable to...