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Louboutin’s Trademark Victory in India Sheds Light on AI-Generated Evidence
Louboutin, the renowned French footwear brand, has recently won a trademark infringement case in India. The court issued an injunction, barring an unrelated footwear company from selling copycat shoes with red soles and spikes. This ruling not only underscores the protection of Louboutin’s intellectual property but also brings attention to the treatment of evidence generated […]Read More.
Publishing Contracts and Intellectual Property: Navigating the Legal Landscape for Authors
Are you an author preparing to publish your book and seeking clarity on the intricacies of publishing contracts, copyright and other intellectual property rights, and the best approach to safeguarding your work? Our Managing Director and Intellectual Property lawyer, Benjamin Choi, provides concise and professional answers on the most common and pressing questions that Hong […]Read More.
OLN IP Services is shortlisted in two categories in ALB IP Rankings 2023
We are delighted to announce that OLN IP has been listed as a Tier 1 firm for Copyright / Trademark and as a Tier 2 firm for Patents in the Asian Legal Business (ALB) “Asia IP Rankings 2023” for Hong Kong. About ALB Asia IP Rankings 2023 The ALB Asia IP Rankings serve as a […]Read More.
OLN IP will be in Singapore for INTA 2023
Our Intellectual Property lawyers Vera Sung and Benjamin Choi will be attending the 2023 annual conference of the International Trademark Association (INTA) on 16-20 May. Please drop us a message if you would like to connect with us during the conference. We look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new ones in […]Read More.
AI Search – Users’ Ethics, Personal Data & Intellectual Property
ChatGPT, a language model developed by OpenAI, reached one million users just five days after its launch, making it the fastest growing consumer application in history. When compared to the time taken by other leading social media platforms or services to hit one million users, this is truly impressive: Netflix 1999 3.5 years Airbnb 2008 […]Read More.
Can’t get around by just adding “Meta”
On 8 February 2023, the Manhattan federal jury ruled in favour of Hermès in the lawsuit over digital artworks of “MetaBirkins” in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) mirroring the world famous Birkin bags created by the artist Mason Rothschild. In about December 2021 Mason Rothschild received from Hermès’ attorneys a cease and desist letter […]Read More.
Health check for your trade mark portfolio
To start the New Year of the Rabbit right, it is a good idea to review your registered trade marks. Just like a health check-up, an annual trade mark portfolio review will give you confidence and clarity on what you need to work on. You may find this checklist useful from our Intellectual Property Consultant Benjamin Choi. […]Read More.
OLN IP is recommended once again by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific￼
We are delighted to announce that OLN IP Services has once again been recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific directory. The Legal 500 stated: “The IP group of Hong Kong law firm Oldham, Li & Nie, OLN IP Services Limited, has significant experience in the publishing, clothing, jewellery, catering and travel industries. Vera Sung […]Read More.