IPOS extends SG IP FAST Programme and ends File-To-Grant Programme
The following article provides updates on accelerated examination options in Singapore. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently announced that it will extend the SG IP FAST programme...
The following article provides updates on accelerated examination options in Singapore. The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has recently...
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Innovation Patent is Gone, What’s Next?
The innovation patent system was intended to be a second tier patent system. Advantageously, the innovation patent served the needs of Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) finding it difficult...
The innovation patent system was intended to be a second tier patent system. Advantageously, the innovation patent served the...
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Malaysia’s New Patents (Amendment) Act 2022
The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has announced a Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 that comes into force on 18 March 2022.  The amendments take into account Malaysia’s commitments...
The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) has announced a Patents (Amendment) Act 2022 that comes into force on...
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Going live: Amendments to the Australian Designs Act
Following on from our previous report on 30 September 2021, we remind you that following Royal Assent on 10 September 2021, the amendments within the Designs Amendment (Advisory Council...
Following on from our previous report on 30 September 2021, we remind you that following Royal Assent on 10...
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Electronic signing here to stay for Australian companies
On 22 February 2022, the Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Bill 2021 (Cth) (Bill) received royal assent. It introduces permanent changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act)...
On 22 February 2022, the Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Bill 2021 (Cth) (Bill) received royal assent. It introduces...
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Australia’s Patent Box One Step Closer: Bill introduced into Australian Parliament
Eligibility proposed for Australia’s patent box regime for Australian medical and biotechnology industries is now clear, following the introduction of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Tax Concession for Australian Medical...
Eligibility proposed for Australia’s patent box regime for Australian medical and biotechnology industries is now clear, following the introduction...
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Testing times for Taiho’s Swiss-style claims
Most practitioners would agree that Swiss-style claims are not their favourite claim format. Swiss-style claims can be difficult to formulate or construe, particularly if the medical use in question...
Most practitioners would agree that Swiss-style claims are not their favourite claim format. Swiss-style claims can be difficult to...
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Singapore accepts International Applications filed in Chinese
On 1 January 2017, an amendment in rule 116 of the Singapore Patents Rules which introduces Chinese, in addition to English, as a language for international applications and request...
On 1 January 2017, an amendment in rule 116 of the Singapore Patents Rules which introduces Chinese, in addition...
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