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Singapore: Proposed Amendments under the Intellectual Property Bill 2021

Article by: Max Ng & Amira Nabila Budiyano, Gateway Law Corporation

The article summarizes the key amendments proposed under the Bill, which seeks to streamline IP processes and reduce the administrative burden of those seeking IP protection in Singapore. These amendments are in line with the government’s plans to enhance Singapore’s value proposition as a major global IP hub.

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Singapore: Proposed Amendments under the Copyright Bill

Article by: Max Ng & Amira Nabila Budiyano, Gateway Law Corporation

The amendments under the Bill are expected to come into effect by the end of 2021 if the Bill is passed. The article contains the summary of the key amendments proposed under the Bill, which amongst others seeks to accord stronger moral rights to authors and performers, and make the law more accessible to laypersons.

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Malaysia: Copyright & Social Media

Article by: Aarathi Amerjit & Samantha Lawrence Pillai, Gateway IP Services

If you intend to post material on social media as part of your business strategy, the best way to avoid an infringement action is to obtain permission by way of written agreement.

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