Notice on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program between Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) And Japan Patent Office (JPO)

31 October 2014

ZICOlaw is pleased to inform that the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has launched a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program with Japan Patent Office (JPO) for providing accelerated examination procedures by sharing information between both patent offices. The PPH pilot program commences on 1 October 2014 for a period of three years ending […]

Asean gears up for e-commerce

29 October 2014

Source: New Straits Times The e-commerce market in Asean has grown exponentially with the rise in its netizen population. According to a recent UBS survey, the prospects for expansion are bright as the number of Internet users increase from the current 199 million to 294 million by 2017, representing a penetration rate of 48 per […]

Government needs to promote ASEAN certification: Observers

8 October 2014

Source: The Jakarta Post The government needs to attract more professionals to obtain ASEAN-level certification ahead of regional market integration next year, as the number of certified professionals in the country remains low, say observers. Indonesian Architect Association (IAI) chairman Bambang Barata said that although the government had introduced the certification two years ago, no […]

ZICO Law Establishes New Branch in Hanoi, Vietnam

1 October 2014

The network continues to deliver its promise of Regional Expertise, Local Grounding in the ASEAN Region ZICO Law is pleased to announce the launch of its office in Hanoi, Vietnam. The launch of Hanoi office follows the establishment of ZICO Law (Vietnam) Limited in Ho Chi Minh City, in 2012. The establishment of these two […]