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Legal protections for AI-generated work in China

DLA Piper lawyers Edward Chatterton and Wilson Lung explain a recent Chinese court judgment and review how luxury brands can protect copyright in AI-assisted work

Understanding green trademarks in China and Hong Kong

As green marks grow in advertising, DLA Piper lawyers Elizabeth Wong and Liam Blackford provide guidance on trademark rules in China and Hong Kong

Nokia and China’s Vivo settle international patent dispute with 5G cross-licensing deal

Finnish telecoms equipment maker secures sixth 5G deal in 13 months as smartphone licence renewal cycle draws to a close

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Growth and opportunity: seizing the moment in the Philippines

Nowhere is the ASEAN opportunity greater than in the Philippines, write Dentons’ Elliott Portnoy and PJS Law’s Regina Jacinto-Barrientos on the day their firms’ combination goes live

Allen & Overy partner departs to head up Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre

Joanne Lau appointed secretary general as incumbent returns to CMS as local managing partner

Bar Council welcomes London-based barrister’s release from detention in Pakistan

Abdullah Mumtaz Kahloon is standing as an opposition candidate in next month’s general election

Petition seeks release of London barrister ‘unlawfully detained’ in Pakistan ahead of elections

Senior UK lawyers call on Bar Council to make public statement in support of missing opposition candidate

China decoupling will continue for Western law firms in year ahead

WarwickPlace Legal’s Robert Bata wraps ups his predictions for 2024 with a look at how legal industry trends will pan out in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America

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Protecting luxury brands’ IP in Macau

Low registration fees and an active customs office are among the reasons IP protection is a simple strategy in Macau, writes local lawyer Bruno Nunes

Around the house: Disney promotes GC to CLO role, Olympus lines up global GC replacement

This week’s roundup of top in-house moves also includes appointments at Circana, John Wood Group, Agoda and Northern Trains

Jern-Fei Ng becomes first King’s Counsel to join a Malaysian law firm

Arbitration specialist signs up with Lim Chee Wee Partnership as a registered foreign lawyer

Malaysia’s Shearn Delamore announces leadership change

Construction lawyer Rodney Gomez will succeed Dhinesh Bhaskaran as managing partner

Sidley and Latham sew up Coupang’s $500m Farfetch rescue deal

Sidley advises South Korea’s Coupang on its acquisition of troubled luxury e-commerce platform, advised by Latham

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Quinn Emanuel makes up 14 partners in round dominated by women

Ten female lawyers make the grade, 70% of the cohort

Winston & Strawn to shutter Hong Kong office

Joint venture in the region will continue, firm says

Huawei and Sharp sign patent cross licensing deal of 4G and 5G technology

Chinese and Japanese technology companies agree to license their mobile standard essential patents

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HFW adds 20-strong team in Australia and China from MinterEllison

Five partners join with core team to bolster HFW’s corporate, projects and regulatory offering in the region