Switching stances: China policies to focus strongly on patent quality
On March 5, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued key points for its goals in 2020, which were reiterated in a recent May newsletter. One of the...
On March 5, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) issued key points for its goals in 2020, which...
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Singapore design registrants to benefit from WIPO Design Treaty
Singapore design registrants are able to enjoy greater benefits from March 19 2020 as the city-state has become the 58th member to join the Locarno Agreement, an international agreement on...
Singapore design registrants are able to enjoy greater benefits from March 19 2020 as the city-state has become the...
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A rush to register COVID-19 related trade marks
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to numerous companies seeking to register COVID-19 related trade marks in relation to a wide range of goods and services in many countries throughout the world. In...
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to numerous companies seeking to register COVID-19 related trade marks in relation to a wide...
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Singapore Patent Fast Track Programme
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a new fast-track programme (named “SG Patent Fast Track”) to accelerate the patent application-to-grant process in Singapore. The programme is...
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has launched a new fast-track programme (named “SG Patent Fast Track”) to...
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Terminating and re-negotiating your contracts under COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted the operation of the Australian society and overseas. Supply chains are interrupted due to travel restrictions, the mode of business operation has changed overnight as a...
The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially disrupted the operation of the Australian society and overseas. Supply chains are interrupted due to travel...
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Electronic witnessing of documents under Covid-19
Further to our earlier article on the subject of electronic signatures,  New South Wales is the first state in Australia to enable the electronic witnessing of documents in response...
Further to our earlier article on the subject of electronic signatures,  New South Wales is the first state in...
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Licella leads the way in innovative recycling of plastics
World Intellectual Property Day is held annually on the 26th April to celebrate and remind us how IP encourages innovation and creativity. This year the theme for World IP Day is:...
World Intellectual Property Day is held annually on the 26th April to celebrate and remind us how IP encourages innovation and...
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Why pay for a trade mark when I can get copyright for free?
A question sometimes asked by companies seeking trade mark protection is whether they can avoid the cost by simply relying on copyright to protect their valuable brand names and...
A question sometimes asked by companies seeking trade mark protection is whether they can avoid the cost by simply...
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