The making of dodol usually takes a lot of physical energy, as the thick concoction requires many hours of constant stirring. But as you continue reading, you’ll find something else “stirring” up in this dodol story. In Malaysia, many foods are a fusion of rich cultures. Dodol is one such food. It is a sweet, sticky snack made from coconut milk, palm sugar and glutinous rice flour that is popular not only during Hari Raya celebrations but also across the Nusantara archipelago.
By Saowanee Leewijitsin
The United States praised Thailand for continuing to strengthen the country’s intellectual property system and suppress IP violations, as they announced that Thailand would remain on the 2022 “Watch List”, pursuant to Section 182 of the US Trade Act of 1974.
By Jagannathan Arumugam
Before 1950, shot put athletes would stand sideways in the throwing circle, rock back on one leg, swing the other to the front and use the momentum to throw the shot. When Olympic gold medallist William Patrick “Parry” O’Brien faced the back of the circle before putting the shot, the measurer and the judge were confused just as the audience were. But then, Parry glided a step backwards, turned 180 degrees, tossed the shot, and went on to break the world record in shot put history 17 times and to win 116 consecutive meets. Later on, this way of putting the shot became the famous “O’Brien Style”. Be it Michael Guerra, the superman cyclist, or David, who killed the giant Goliath, strategies have proven time and again to beat muscle strength.
By Shanthen Jegatheesan
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced an extension of the SG IP FAST Track Programme (“SG IP FAST”). What’s that you ask? Check out our previous article on it here: https://www.kass.com.my/articles/singapore-levels-up-its-ip-fast-track-programme/
This highly advantageous program will be extended for two years from 30 April 2022 to 30 April 2024!
By Saowanee Leewijitsin
In order to help solve the public health problems that we currently face, as well as drive Thailand to be a developed country through advancements in innovation and technology as per the national strategy plan, the Department of Intellectual Property, Thailand (DIP) has launched the “Target Patent Fast-Track Program” with the aim to expedite the patent or petty patent registration process of all research and innovations on medical products, processes, materials, equipment or tools which will be beneficial to the Thai public.
By Alex Soh
Can you confirm which of the following is the correct spelling for the brands?