South-East Asia IPR Basics Series: Trade Marks in Singapore


4456318373_3de7f12009_zSouth East Asia is one of the world’s fastest growing markets, with several strong emerging economies and rapid development across a wide number industrial sectors throughout the region.

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be writing a series of guides to the current state of play in the various jurisdictions’ IPR frameworks and the procedures through which SMEs can gain protection for their intellectual property, and, where necessary, enforce their rights.

We’ll be starting the series with Singapore, with perhaps the most developed IP legal system in place and one of the freest and most competitive economies in the world.

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Southeast Asian Unity Approaches



The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk takes a look ahead towards the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. Is this the beginning of a new era for foreign companies in Southeast Asia or business as usual?

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