IP Vietnam Starts PPH Pilot Program With KIPO
Effective from 1 June 2019, applicants can request accelerated examination at the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IP Vietnam) based on a favourable work product established by the Korean Intellectual Property Office...
Effective from 1 June 2019, applicants can request accelerated examination at the Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam (IP Vietnam) based on...
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Singapore Rejects Doctrine of Equivalents
In a recent case before the Court of Appeal of Singapore, the doctrine of equivalents used in other jurisdictions has been found not to apply in Singapore.
In a recent case before the Court of Appeal of Singapore, the doctrine of equivalents used in other jurisdictions...
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Vietnam Update: Changes to Patent Procedures in Vietnam
On 15 January 2018, the amended implementing regulations of the Law on Intellectual Property of Vietnam, in the form of Circular No. 16/2016/TT-BKHCN , will enter into force.
On 15 January 2018, the amended implementing regulations of the Law on Intellectual Property of Vietnam, in the form...
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Indochina Updates – Developments in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued a Circular (No. 263/2016/TT-BTC) stipulating the official fees to be...
New official fees in Vietnam to take effect from 1 January 2017 The Ministry of Finance of Vietnam has issued...
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Vietnam and Japan PPH Pilot Program receives overwhelming response
Further to our news update of 8 April 2016, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) has notified that 100 requests for participation in the PPH Pilot...
Further to our news update of 8 April 2016, the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (NOIP) has...
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Vietnam and Japan Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program commences
Applicants can now request accelerated examination of their Vietnamese patent applications by participating in the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP) and the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) Patent...
Applicants can now request accelerated examination of their Vietnamese patent applications by participating in the National Office of...
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India Patent Office proposes rules to reduce application pendency
The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has proposed amendments to the existing India Patent Office Rules. The proposed Rules are under public consultation in November and final publication...
The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has proposed amendments to the existing India Patent Office Rules. The proposed...
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Singapore: Positive Patentability Indication in Supplementary Examination
Following the move from a self-assessment system to a positive-grant system in 2014, a Singapore patent application can only proceed to grant if the relevant requirements are fulfilled, including...
Following the move from a self-assessment system to a positive-grant system in 2014, a Singapore patent application can only...
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Benefits of Enhanced IP Cooperation Between Singapore and Cambodia
Earlier this year, we reported on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Cambodia’s Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH).
Earlier this year, we reported on the Memorandum of Understanding between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and...
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