Electronic certificates for trade mark registrations to be issued from 2022
The CNIPA announced that only electronic copies of trade mark registration certificates will be issued in 2022. The China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) published an announcement on 12 October...
The CNIPA announced that only electronic copies of trade mark registration certificates will be issued in 2022. The China National...
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Reimagining New Zealand Patent “Best Practice”
This article originally appeared in the September/October 2021 edition of the Patent Lawyer magazine and is republished here with permission. The notion of what constitutes “best practice” when it comes...
This article originally appeared in the September/October 2021 edition of the Patent Lawyer magazine and is republished here with...
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Post-grant opposition procedures in Indonesia
In Indonesia, third-parties may file a request for post-grant opposition before a Patent Appeal Commission. The Commission is not part of the Patent Office but is an independent commission...
In Indonesia, third-parties may file a request for post-grant opposition before a Patent Appeal Commission. The Commission is not...
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Spruson & Ferguson a gold sponsor of IPBC Australasia
Spruson & Ferguson is delighted to be a gold sponsor of this week’s IP Business Congress (IPBC) Southeast Asia in Singapore.
Spruson & Ferguson is delighted to be a gold sponsor of this week’s IP Business Congress (IPBC) Southeast Asia...
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Patent term extensions in Singapore
Singapore currently stands as the only country in the Southeast Asian region where Patent Term Extensions (PTE) are possible, at least in theory. In practice, however, the stringent conditions...
Singapore currently stands as the only country in the Southeast Asian region where Patent Term Extensions (PTE) are possible,...
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Patentability of known pharmaceutical substances in the Philippines
According to the Philippines Intellectual Property Code, the following in relation to pharmaceutical substances are not patent eligible and do not possess inventive step: the mere discovery of a new...
According to the Philippines Intellectual Property Code, the following in relation to pharmaceutical substances are not patent eligible and...
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Who owns a nickname? AUNTY HELEN registration refused in New Zealand
James Craig Benson v Helen Elizabeth Clark NZIPOTM 6 Whether endearing or disparaging, Australians and New Zealanders have been giving each other nicknames for well over a century, and...
James Craig Benson v Helen Elizabeth Clark NZIPOTM 6 Whether endearing or disparaging, Australians and New Zealanders have been...
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Biologische blocks Cresilon’s application to register TRAUMAGEL trade mark
Cresilon, Inc v Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH NZIPOTM 13 (23 June 2021) In this case, Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH (“Biologische”) succeeded in preventing the registration of the TRAUMAGEL trade...
Cresilon, Inc v Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH NZIPOTM 13 (23 June 2021) In this case, Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH...
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