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Profit v losses

As an elusive covid-19 vaccine draws closer, big pharma is licking its lips at the monetary potential of what could be a virtually limitless ongoing global demand. But governments may use compulsory licensing regulation to tilt the scale towards affordability as the death toll escalates

IP profit v human loss

Big pharma is racing to find covid-19 vaccines in the hope of profiting from a virtually limitless global demand, but governments are likely to step in to tilt the scale

ACC Australia survey indicates in-house salary freeze

The Association of Corporate Counsel Australia partnered with Empsight International to produce the 2020 ACC Law Department Compensation and Policies Practices Report, drawing from a survey of corporate legal departments from 68 organizations in Australia

Financial rehabilitation as alternative mitigation against pandemic

By Zyra G Montefolca, ACCRALAW
In light of the implementation of various community quarantine measures brought by the covid-19 pandemic, many entrepreneurs incurred significant financial losses, forcing some business into closure

All rise

Advocates and court administrators are navigating the technology and direction of virtual courts like never before, but is enough being done to make these forums smooth and accessible?

Guarantors may be vulnerable to pandemic default risks

By Anush Raajan and Swastika Chakravarti, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

The courts fight back

In a very short span of time India’s courts have adapted to working during the pandemic, and the lessons learned during this time will be used to increase efficiency and productivity of the judicial system

Not so bitter medicine for covid blues

By Sawant Singh and Aditya Bhargava, Phoenix Legal

The epidemic of fake branded masks

By Manisha Singh and Simran Bhullar, LexOrbis

Australia poll sees cautious optimism on job security pandemic

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Australia published its fifth member flash poll related to the covid-19 pandemic, with results showing in-house counsel in the country are feeling cautiously optimistic that they will not lose their jobs

Webinar talks GCs through new landscape

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Singapore recently hosted a webinar examining the role of general counsel in managing a covid-19 altered landscape amid unprecedented global economic and political uncertainty

ACC moves to digital platforms during pandemic

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) hosted an Asia-Pacific Digital Meeting to highlight the importance of gathering and sharing past experiences while exploring new ways of thinking during the current global uncertainty

Covid-19 impacts exit of PE and VC investors

By Ekta Bahl and Sanjana Shrivastava, Samvad Partners

Greener pastures

What is the best way for a law firm to manage the exit of a star partner? Six senior lawyers share their views

An opportunity lost for corporate law reforms

By Lalit Kumar, J. Sagar Associates

Expanding Indian manufacturing in EU, US

By Gautam Khurana, India Law Offices

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The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA), in collaboration with SIM University, have put together an academic programme after receiving an outpouring of requests for more legal tech competency courses

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IP profit v human loss

Big pharma is racing to find covid-19 vaccines in the hope of profiting from a virtually limitless global demand, but governments are likely to step in to tilt the scale

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Moving targets

With IP infringers shifting pirated content to mirror websites following takedown orders, Delhi High Court has started allowing dynamic injunctions to block new means of broadcasting the material

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Google Leegle

Google’s director of legal operations, technology and strategy Mary Shen O’Carroll talks about emerging trends in legal technology and the future of in-house legal teams

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Reimagining INTA

The CEO of the International Trademark Association, Etienne Sanz de Acedo, talks to Asia Business Law Journal about his reinvention of the global flagship INTA Annual Meeting event with a bold move to the virtual sphere in this pandemic year

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Profit v losses

As an elusive covid-19 vaccine draws closer, big pharma is licking its lips at the monetary potential of what could be a virtually limitless ongoing global demand. But governments may use compulsory licensing regulation to tilt the scale towards affordability as the death toll escalates

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Crisis point

Faced with the greatest challenge in recent memory, law firms are ripping up the rule book in their battle for survival