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On May 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) updates guidelines on how subject matter eligibility rejection under 35 U.S.C. § 101 for patent applications and patents related to life sciences should be formulated and how its response should be evaluated.
Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ) has updated trademark practice guidelines. Specifically, Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand has updated amendments to trademark applications and authorization of agency requirements for mergers.
The French Patent Office (INPI) is now accepting request for accelerated examination for certain French patent applications or utility certificates. Applications requested for accelerated examination may now be issued within 20 months from filing instead of the usual 30 to 40 months from filing. To qualify for accelerated examination, application and request must meet the […]
The Intellectual Property Office of Australia (IP Australia) is now implementing the following:
The patent prosecution highway program (PPH) between the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China and Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) has started on March 01, 2012.
Taiwan Intellectual Property Office (TIPO) and Japan Patent Office (JPO) as well as Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) have established electronic exchange systems for priority document of patent application on December 02, 2013 and January 01, 2016, respectively.
On February 23, 2016, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) signed Memorandums of Cooperation regarding classification in the fields of intellectual property (patents and designs). Through this cooperation between the JPO and the USPTO, Japanese applicants can acquire more secure patent and design rights in the United […]
Earlier this year, the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China and the National Institute for Defense of Competition and the Protection of Intellectual Property of Peru have signed an agreement for cooperation of patent examination.