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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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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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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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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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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Not a tango dance but a cocoa and chocolate dispute
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of a Trade Mark Application by Hardwood Pte Ltd and subsequent...
This article looks at the recent decision by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) in the Matter of...
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