A Review of WIPO’s Guide for SME – “In Good Company: Managing Intellectual Property Issues in Franchising”

A Review of WIPO’s Guide for SME – “In Good Company: Managing Intellectual Property Issues in Franchising”

As General Counsel of a dot.gone in the halcyon days of dot.com, I soon became aware that the company’s business model based on franchising was a dot.bomb. A business which was not even launched could either not meet the franchising laws of targeted countries or their franchising associations’ membership requirements. Since then, I have counseled

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Annual Ministry of Law Dinner 2012

Annual Ministry of Law Dinner 2012

The 2012 annual Ministry of Law appreciation dinner was held on 18th Oct at the Singapore Marriott Hotel in conjunction with the Attorney-General’s Chambers National Day Awards Investiture. The event recognised Community Mediators who volunteer with the Ministry’s Community Mediation Unit , Assigned Solicitors who work with the Legal Aid Bureau to provide pro bono

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Data Protection Law Passed In Singapore

Data Protection Law Passed In Singapore

On 15 Oct 2012, Singapore’s Parliament passed the Personal Data Protection Bill, a law enacted to protect the personal data of individuals. With it comes the creation of a new government entity, the Personal Data Protection Commission and a National Do-Not-Call Registry (DNC). The Personal Data Protection Commission will oversee and enforce matters relating to

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