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Kin of man missing for 15 years want closure

Kin of man missing for 15 years want closure

They seek court order to declare him legally dead after all search efforts come up blank.

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Delivery driver gets death penalty for drug trafficking

Delivery driver gets death penalty for drug trafficking

A delivery driver who failed to convince a High Court judge that he did not know he was delivering drugs has been handed the death penalty after being convicted of drug trafficking.

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Experts welcome laws to give faster relief to victims of falsehoods

Experts welcome laws to give faster relief to victims of falsehoods

But relief may not be long-lasting, court orders can be contested.

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Some scholars want academic protection reflected in fake news Bill

Some scholars want academic protection reflected in fake news Bill

A group of academics has said it cannot accept the Ministry of Education's (MOE) assurances that the proposed law against online falsehoods will not affect their work.

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Move to curb online falsehoods won't affect academic work: MOE

Move to curb online falsehoods won't affect academic work: MOE

Singapore's draft law to curb the spread of online falsehoods does not restrict opinion and will not affect academic research work, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said in response to concerns raised by a group of academics.

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$2m stake in doctor's firm recorded on paper as $3

$2m stake in doctor's firm recorded on paper as $3

Lawyer for investor suing aesthetics doctor Georgia Lee calls the arrangement a 'sham'.

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Man gets 22 years' jail, 18 strokes for sex with girl, 12

Man gets 22 years' jail, 18 strokes for sex with girl, 12

The High Court heard that the girl was taking the train with her grandparents when the accused, who was in the same carriage, noticed her. 

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Fake news Bill: Law Society refutes online flak over alleged silence

Fake news Bill: Law Society refutes online flak over alleged silence

 The society has been invited to give feedback to the Government on the draft Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act and will be sharing its perspectives with the policymakers: Law Society president Gregory Vijayendran

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High Court clarifies bank’s duty to customer

In Koh Kim Teck, Smiling Sun Limited v Credit Suisse AG, Singapore Branch [2019] SGHC 82, the SHC found that there was no any investment advisory duty owed by the bank to its customer in either contract or tort.

Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd v The Patissier LLP [2019] SGIPOS 7

Trade marks and trade names – Declaration of Invalidity

The Patissier LLP v Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd [2019] SGIPOS 6

Trade marks and trade names – Revocation

IPOS Case Summary: Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd v The Patissier LLP [2019] SGIPOS 7

The Principal Assisant Registar held that the Applicant has not established that the average consumer in Singapore would understand the Subject Mark (especially the French word element “Patissier”) to have a meaning in Singapore at the date of registration. 

Trade marks and trade names – Declaration of Invalidity

IPOS Case Summary: The Patissier LLP v Aalst Chocolate Pte Ltd [2019] SGIPOS 6

The IP Adjudicator found that that there was no evidence of any use of the Subject Mark in the exact form in which it had been registered.


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