October 2016


Over the last 5 years, ASEAN has seen much progress in patent protection. ASEAN too has been making concerted progress towards a harmonious patent protection framework of international standards. As the push towards an industrialized and knowledge-based economy of ASEAN intensifies, greater improvements to the patent regime will be expected in the near future. In this series, we give a detailed look of the progress each ASEAN member country has made towards IP legislation and patent protections.

Subject matters: Patent
Jurisdictions: ASEAN
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On 1 December 2022, KPMG and ZICO Law entered into an agreement under which a number of law firms and teams from the ZICO Law network have joined the KPMG network of firms.

The deal will see more than 275 lawyers join over 2,900 legal professionals in the KPMG global organization, creating a significant legal footprint across Asia. It will offer legal services and solutions, a globally connected legal services platform, and specialists who work with leading technology providers to modernize legal functions across organizations. The strategic combination increases the total number of legal professionals in the KPMG network to over 3,750 across 84 jurisdictions. You may read the press release here.

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