This article is written by Mr Lim Seng Siew of OTP Law…
This Guide is intended to serve as a primer for the designer, the inventor and the entrepreneur on the protection of new ideas and the products that arise from such ideas. Like all publications of this kind, the Guide is not intended as a substitute for the advice of a lawyer on the complexities of intellectual property law.
Interview by Sylvia Low Lim Seng Siew will chair a panel discussion…
Techniques to identify spoofed emails.
We hear anecdotal stories of false claims made on the Internet that on the face of the article/website appear authoritative and accurate. Yet, it cannot be that everything on the Internet is bogus. So, how do we determine the wheat from the chaff?
It was reported in the Singapore press that several pieces of art work had been missing after the building owners renovated their premises. Some, if not all, might have been destroyed in the course of renovation. Is there anything that the artists can do to prevent this or at least salvage their art work for display elsewhere?
The requirement for releases is an area of law that is controversial and unsettling among the legal and photography professionals. The difficulty is that it is not always easy to draw the fine line between what is newsworthy and what is not.
Often young unestablished artists are unable to secure deals or representation with established galleries. So they have to turn to non-gallery-owning dealers for agency deals. The likely problem areas when negotiating an appropriate contract in such situations are examined in this article.
This article focuses on legal issues arising in licensing agreements between service providers that aggregate information from various sources (both from the Internet and otherwise) and create products based on the results of such aggregation for commercial distribution to clients.
Moral Rights Legislation Until 1998, Singapore law gave little or no protection…