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Updates 2015

16.12.2015
ASEAN: Lao PDR now member to Madrid Protocol
15.12.2015
India: New participating country in TMclass database
15.12.2015
Japan: Japanese trade mark data now available in TMview
4.12.2015
China: New version of draft amendments to Patent Law released for comments
26.11.2015
India: Draft Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules, 2015 opened for public comments
10.11.2015
Korea: Customer satisfaction survey on KPA, 10 - 16 November 2015
5.11.2015
Hong Kong: Upcoming changes to the patent system
5.11.2015
India: Draft Patent (Amendments) Rules, 2015 released for comments
22.10.2015
Singapore: IPOS has released its annual report 2014/2015
20.10.2015
China: SIPO has published its annual report in English
9.10.2015
Chinese Taipei: Patent database now available for mobile devices
17.9.2015
ASEAN: MyIPO has released statistics on patents, industrial designs, trademarks and geographical indications up to August 2015
15.9.2015
ASEAN: IPOS has become ASEAN's First International Patent Search and Examination Authority
1.9.2015
India: IPO has clarified a section of the Designs Act
1.9.2015
India: Guidelines for Examination of Computer Related Inventions published
27.8.2015
India: annual report for 2013/2014 available
27.8.2015
Japan/Singapore: JPO recognises IPOS as International Searching Authority
26.8.2015
ASEAN: Amendments to Copyright Act in force in Thailand
21.8.2015
China: Changes to the Chinese CNIPR patent database
17.8.2015
Chinese Taipei: New regulations for deferred examination in force
17.8.2015
Japan: Japanese data now searchable in WIPO’s Global Design Database
14.8.2015
China: SIPO has launched a Cloud Patent Examination System (CPES)
12.8.2015
Asian patent information: Human translation of Korean patent and utility model documents into German now available
12.8.2015
ASEAN: ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk is now South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk
12.8.2015
Japan: JPO offers new platform for searching foreign patents - FOPSIER
11.8.2015
Chinese Taipei: Patent Attorney Act has been amended
11.8.2015
China: New measures for patent administrative law enforcement implemented
17.7.2015
ASEAN: DGIPR, Indonesia, has released statistics 2013 - 2014 concerning patent, industrial design and trademark applications
17.7.2015
ASEAN: The Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO) has released patent statistics 2009 - 2014
16.7.2015
ASEAN: NOIP has released its annual report 2014
15.7.2015
ASEAN: IPOPHL has published its annual report 2014
24.6.2015
China/Japan/Korea: Comparative study on examination practices has been released
24.6.2015
Korea: KIPO Publishes Annual Report for 2014
23.6.2015
China: Relaunch of SIPO’s online file inspection tool
22.6.2015
China/Japan/Korea: Upcoming patent information events
19.6.2015
Chinese Taipei/Korea: PPH programme and further collaboration established
9.6.2015
Chinese Taipei: Recent additions to TIPO’s TWPAT database
9.6.2015
ASEAN: IPOS has published patent statistics regarding 2014
2.6.2015
Korea: KIPO to re-introduce post-grant opposition system
2.6.2015
Korea: From 5 to 3 years: KIPO to reduce period for filing examination request
2.6.2015
Korea: Additional periods for divisional filings and claiming exemption from public disclosure
26.5.2015
ASEAN: Indonesian patent office has launched a new database
21.5.2015
Korea: Customer satisfaction survey on KPA, 26 May to 1 June 2015
13.5.2015
Russia: Rospatent has published its 2014 annual report in English
12.5.2015
China: Recent enhancements of SIPO’s PSS System
16.4.2015
Japan: Revised examination guidelines have entered into force
15.4.2015
China: Draft amendments to Patent Law released for comments
10.4.2015
ASEAN: Online tool for trade mark information TMView
1.4.2015
Korea: Access to Korean file wrapper available via KIPO’s OPD platform
26.3.2015
Asian patent information: Last chance to join EPO’s East meets West forum
19.3.2015
Japan: Newly changed Design Examination Standards published
19.3.2015
India: Draft Manual of Trade Marks Practice & Procedure published for comments
18.3.2015
ASEAN: First Singapore patent recognised in Cambodia
17.3.2015
India: Design and geographical indications applications e-filing systems available
17.3.2015
India: Latest versions of the Patent Act and the Patent Rules available on-line
13.3.2015
ASEAN: Cambodia joins Madrid Protocol
5.3.2015
India: Draft Guidelines for Search and Examination of Patent Applications published
3.3.2015
Asian patent information: Registration still open for EPO’s East meets West forum
2.3.2015
India: Full text search available in a new search facility
27.2.2015
Japan: JPO releases Quality Management Manual for Design and Trademark Examination
16.2.2015
China, Japan, Korea: EPO hosts virtual classrooms on patent information
9.2.2015
China, Japan, Korea: IP5 Statistics Report available online
5.2.2015
Russia: Patent information products website updated
30.1.2015
China: Comparative analysis of Chinese and European utility models available
29.1.2015
ASEAN: Singapore and Cambodia to implement mutual recognition of IP rights
28.1.2015
Asian Patent Information: Online discussion forum has been launched
28.1.2015
China: Draft of Patent Administration Enforcement Rules published for comment
28.1.2015
Russia: New Russian Patent Library section available on FIPS web-site
27.1.2015
Japan: Planned amendments in Japanese IP laws will enter into force on 1 April 2015
27.1.2015
India: Test Version of Designs Application Search Utility launched
15.1.2015
Korea: Preliminary figures for 2014: 210,000 patent filings and speedy examinations
15.1.2015
Korea: Major breakthrough in standardisation of applicant names
15.1.2015
Singapore: Recent enhancements of IP2SG online portal
13.1.2015
India: First Draft of the National IPR Policy published
8.1.2015
India: New interface to access IPO’s information
8.1.2015
India: New e-learning resources available
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