Bridging India and Japan via the Patent Prosecution Highway
On 20 November 2019, the Government of India approved the proposal of the Indian Patent Office (IPO) to adopt the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) programmes with participating patent offices...
On 20 November 2019, the Government of India approved the proposal of the Indian Patent Office (IPO) to adopt...
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Excess claim fees in Singapore to take effect from 1 April 2017
We recently reported on the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore’s (IPOS) announcement in regard to lowering fees for Intellectual Property Protection from 1 April 2017. As part of this,...
We recently reported on the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore’s (IPOS) announcement in regard to lowering fees for Intellectual...
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India Update: Indian Government introduces amended Patent Rules
The Indian Government’s Patent (Amendments) Rules 2016, came into effect on 16 May 2016. The intention of the amended Rules is to expedite patent prosecution before the Indian patent...
The Indian Government’s Patent (Amendments) Rules 2016, came into effect on 16 May 2016. The intention of the amended...
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The Indian patent office strikes again
The Indian patent office strikes again – patent application refused as chemical variant of known compound is not considered an invention according to Section 3(d) In a recent decision, the...
The Indian patent office strikes again – patent application refused as chemical variant of known compound is not considered...
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Patent Prosecution Highway Programme Between IPOS and EPO
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced the commencement of a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme with the European Patent Office. The pilot programme commenced on...
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced the commencement of a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme...
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Compliance with Section 8 as a ground for revocation in India
According to the Indian High Court, revocation of an Indian patent pursuant to Section 64 due to non-compliance with Section 8 is not automatic. Section 8 requires
According to the Indian High Court, revocation of an Indian patent pursuant to Section 64 due to non-compliance with...
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India Information Sheet 2014
The Indian Patent Office (IPIndia) has published an amendment to the Patent Rules, which has come into effect on 28 February 2014. For your ease of reference, we have...
The Indian Patent Office (IPIndia) has published an amendment to the Patent Rules, which has come into effect on...
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Speedier process for Singapore patent applicants in China
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore has announced the implementation of a two-year Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme with the People's Republic of China (SIPO). The pilot programme...
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore has announced the implementation of a two-year Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme...
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