Singapore: The SINO-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City
Singapore and China strengthened IP cooperation with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on October 27 2014 between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the...
Singapore and China strengthened IP cooperation with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on October 27 2014...
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Revisions to the Korean Patents Act
Revisions to the Korean Patents Act are due to come into force on 1 January 2015. The more notable changes are summarized in the table below. With regards to...
Revisions to the Korean Patents Act are due to come into force on 1 January 2015. The more notable...
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Design Patent Protection for GUIs in China
The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China issued a revised Examination Guideline with an effective date of May 1, 2014 that has removed electrified screen designs from excluded...
The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China issued a revised Examination Guideline with an effective date of May...
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Taiwan’s Accelerated Examination
The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) has recently announced green technology as a new category of application or invention eligible for expedited examination under TIPO’s existing Accelerated Examination Program...
The Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) has recently announced green technology as a new category of application or invention...
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IPOS ’ IP Competency Framework to be Adopted by LawSoc, ASPA & IES
Following the launch of the first-of-its-kind Intellectual Property Competency Framework (IPCF) last year, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has concluded three new agreements on its adoption today.
Following the launch of the first-of-its-kind Intellectual Property Competency Framework (IPCF) last year, the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore...
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Microsoft Buys Nokia Patents
Microsoft’s Nokia Acquisition in China Expected to Face Limits on Patent Licensing Fees. A recently published report suggests that China's Ministry of Commerce may consider antitrust violations if Microsoft is...
Microsoft’s Nokia Acquisition in China Expected to Face Limits on Patent Licensing Fees. A recently published report suggests that China's...
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News Alert on India & China
The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has issued a decision to revoke two of Allergan's patents covering the drugs Ganfort and Combigan used in the treatment of Glaucoma; Indian...
The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has issued a decision to revoke two of Allergan's patents covering the drugs...
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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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Business Sales and Purchases
The purchase or sale of a business involves many considerations. A key issue for both buyers and sellers is whether that business has adequate protection for intellectual property. Every business...
The purchase or sale of a business involves many considerations. A key issue for both buyers and sellers is...
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