シンガポール特許庁、取消し審理にて不当な遅延および不正利益に基づき付与後の補正を却下
先月、シンガポール知的財産庁(IPOS)の登録官は裁量権を用い、取消し審理の答弁としての特許付与後の補正の申請を却下しました。これは他国での対応特許の取得または継続のために特許範囲を狭める補正が必要であったのにも拘わらず、シンガポールでの特許付与後の補正の提示に不当な遅延があり、かつより範囲の広いシンガポールの未補正クレームを基にシンガポールでマネタイゼーションを行うことには不正利益があるという認定に基づくものでした。 Singapore Shipping Association and Association of Singapore Marine Industries v Hitachi, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. SGIPOS 5 の判例は、Singapore Shipping AssociationおよびAssociation of...
先月、シンガポール知的財産庁(IPOS)の登録官は裁量権を用い、取消し審理の答弁としての特許付与後の補正の申請を却下しました。これは他国での対応特許の取得または継続のために特許範囲を狭める補正が必要であったのにも拘わらず、シンガポールでの特許付与後の補正の提示に不当な遅延があり、かつより範囲の広いシンガポールの未補正クレームを基にシンガポールでマネタイゼーションを行うことには不正利益があるという認定に基づくものでした。 Singapore Shipping Association and Association of Singapore Marine Industries v Hitachi, Ltd. and Mitsubishi Shipbuilding...
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Case Note: Davies V Lazer Safe Pty Ltd [2019] FCAFC 65
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the language of a claim. Background The primary judge held in Davies V...
This case highlights the importance of construing claims using plain English meaning and not adding a “gloss” to the...
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Malaysia Update: Bill of the Trademarks Act 2019
Malaysia is in the midst of acceding to the Madrid Protocol which now allows a trade mark owner to file an international trade mark application through the...
Malaysia is in the midst of acceding to the Madrid Protocol which now allows a trade mark owner...
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シンガポール控訴裁判所、特許取消しの権限に関する高等裁判所の判決を覆す
今年初め、シンガポール控訴裁判所は、シンガポール特許法を含むシンガポールの法律下では特許取消しの問題に関する第一審管轄権は高等裁判所には与えられていない、とした高等裁判所の決定を覆しました。 (more…)
今年初め、シンガポール控訴裁判所は、シンガポール特許法を含むシンガポールの法律下では特許取消しの問題に関する第一審管轄権は高等裁判所には与えられていない、とした高等裁判所の決定を覆しました。 (more…)
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Spare parts and the ‘repair defence’ against infringement
The Federal Court of Australia (‘the Court’) in GM Global Technology Operations LLC v S.S.S. Auto Parts Pty Ltd has handed down its judgement in relation to, amongst...
The Federal Court of Australia (‘the Court’) in GM Global Technology Operations LLC v S.S.S. Auto Parts Pty Ltd...
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Recent updates to New Zealand Trade Marks Guidelines: Ownership and Divisionals
Ownership: Don’t underestimate the importance of nominating the correct trade mark Applicant! IPONZ has recently updated its practice guidelines on Section 32(1) of the Trade Marks Act 2002, which relates...
Ownership: Don’t underestimate the importance of nominating the correct trade mark Applicant! IPONZ has recently updated its practice guidelines on...
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Colour-Fool? Don’t Miss the Rise of Colour-Combination Marks
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination marks since 2001, but the treatment of such marks is still shrouded by uncertainty, skepticism and sometimes comic confusion to brand owners...
China has allowed the registration of colour-combination marks since 2001, but the treatment of such marks is still shrouded...
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Singapore Legislation Update – Geographical Indications
Briefly, a Geographical Indication (GI) is a sign used to identify a product of a particular quality, reputation or other characteristics which is attributable to its geographical origin. In Singapore,...
Briefly, a Geographical Indication (GI) is a sign used to identify a product of a particular quality, reputation or...
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The Thai Trademark Appeal Board and Legal (Un)certainty
Trademark professionals are familiar with the Thai Trademark Appeal Board (TTAB), a character encountered when a trademark applicant wishes to appeal any decision of the Thai Trademark Registrar. The...
Trademark professionals are familiar with the Thai Trademark Appeal Board (TTAB), a character encountered when a trademark applicant wishes...
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