Indochina Updates – Developments in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued a Circular (No. 263/2016/TT-BTC) stipulating the official fees to be...
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued...
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Government responds positively to proposed reforms to Australian Designs Law
The Australian government has responded positively to the Advisory Council on Intellectual property’s (ACIP’s) review of the Australian designs system in a report accessible here. The purpose of this...
The Australian government has responded positively to the Advisory Council on Intellectual property’s (ACIP’s) review of the Australian designs...
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Update: Brexit and Your IP in Europe
In a referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, the withdrawal...
In a referendum held on 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU). Pursuant to...
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Announced
Last night, finalisation of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement between Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the US and Vietnam was announced...
Last night, finalisation of the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement between Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico,...
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Enhanced Intellectual Property Collaboration Between Singapore and UK
Closer cooperation between the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) was enhanced by a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed on Monday,...
Closer cooperation between the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) was enhanced...
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Overarching Inquiry into Australia’s IP Arrangements Announced
On 18 August 2015, the Treasurer Joe Hockey and the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, announced that the Productivity Commission will be commencing a broad inquiry into Australia’s...
On 18 August 2015, the Treasurer Joe Hockey and the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson, announced that the...
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Singapore: 80% of Singaporeans Recognise Importance of IP
A recent IP perception survey commissioned by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) reveals that 4 out of 5 Singaporeans agree that it is important to protect intellectual...
A recent IP perception survey commissioned by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) reveals that 4 out of...
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Broken Lines – Australian Design Registrations
As it is customary in other jurisdictions, especially the United States, to illustrate “claimed” parts of a design in solid lines and other “disclaimed” parts of the design in...
As it is customary in other jurisdictions, especially the United States, to illustrate “claimed” parts of a design in...
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ACIP releases Final Review of the Australian Designs System
The current Australian designs system has been in operation since the commencement of the Designs Act 2003 (“the Act”) in June 2004. Since it’s commencement, a variety of concerns...
The current Australian designs system has been in operation since the commencement of the Designs Act 2003 (“the Act”)...
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