Updates 2014

1.9.2014
ASEAN: update on developments of the patent system in Brunei Darussalam
21.8.2014
India: IPO publishes revised draft of the Guidelines for examination of pharmaceutical patent applications
14.8.2014
China, Japan, Korea, Europe, USA: Common trade mark website has been launched
12.8.2014
Chinese Taipei: English machine translation now available in Taiwan Patent Search database
12.8.2014
East meets West: EPO’s forum on Asian patent information on 23-24 April 2015
8.8.2014
Japan: JPO offers English online videos on the IP system
4.8.2014
India, Arab region, ASEAN & Chinese Taipei: EPO hosts virtual classrooms on patent information
17.7.2014
Korea: Patent Information Expo (PATINEX) on 3/4 September 2014
17.7.2014
Korea: Making the family familiar in KIPRIS
14.7.2014
Japan: Patent Information Fair & Conference, 5 - 7 November 2014
10.7.2014
China: CPIC has relaunched its Chinese database Patentstar
8.7.2014
Japan: Accession to Locarno Agreement
8.7.2014
ASEAN: Enhanced co-operation between member states
7.7.2014
Japan: Updated information on third party observations available online
4.7.2014
China: Patent Information Annual Conference (PIAC) on 11/12 September
4.7.2014
India: Statements on the working of patents in 2013 available online
23.6.2014
Russia: FAQ on PCT applications in Russia available
18.6.2014
India: Comments on revised Guidelines for examination of pharmaceutical patent applications available online
13.6.2014
Korea: “Super citations”: a new tool for searching cited documents in KIPRIS
13.6.2014
Korea: KIPO to ease formal requirements to obtain a filing day
13.6.2014
Korea: KIPO to relax requirements for patent restorations
12.6.2014
Korea: Filing in English permitted as of 1 January 2015
11.6.2014
Chinese Taipei: official FAQ on granting procedure have been revised
5.6.2014
Japan: JPO publishes number of applications and publications in 2013
30.5.2014
Asian patent information services brochure has been updated
27.5.2014
India: New technical features added to online trade mark resources
26.5.2014
Korea: Annual report 2013 published
19.5.2014
Korea: Customer satisfaction survey on KPA, 20-26 May 2014
9.5.2014
China: IPPH has relaunched its Chinese CNIPR website
30.4.2014
China: New trade mark law to enter into force on 1 May 2014
29.4.2014
Japan: JPO further improves the quality of patent examination
28.4.2014
India: Revisions to Guidelines for examination of pharmaceutical patent applications under way
28.4.2014
China: Establishment of IP courts under discussion
25.4.2014
China: SIPO launches new online system for PCT applications
24.4.2014
Korea: Considerable rise in IP filings during the first quarter 2014
24.4.2014
Korea: KIPO facilitates GUI design applications
24.4.2014
China: information on data updates added to English database
24.4.2014
China: SIPO has launched new patent search platform
22.4.2014
China: QR code added to front page of Chinese documents
16.4.2014
China: FAQ on design protection in China
10.4.2014
Korea: Change in the production of Korean Patent Abstracts (KPA)
8.4.2014
Chinese Taipei: TIPO has released statistics report for 2013
7.4.2014
India: annual report for 2012/2013 now available
20.3.2014
China: SIPO has revised Examination Guidelines to include design protection of GUI
14.3.2014
Change of number formats for Singapore patent applications
13.3.2014
Singapore: amended IP legislation has been published online
11.3.2014
India: amendments to patents rules in force
3.3.2014
Korea: KIPO increased fees as of 1 March 2014
24.2.2014
Singapore: Statistics published for 2012 and 2013
24.2.2014
Singapore: IPOS launched new e-services portal on 19 February 2014
7.2.2014
Korea: Register information and fee payment data available in English
6.2.2014
India: further extension of e-filing services for trade marks
29.1.2014
ASEAN: EU-ASEAN co-operation project in the area of intellectual property
14.1.2014
China/Hong Kong: SIPO and HKIPD have signed co-operation agreement
13.1.2014
Korea: Free English machine translation tool in KIPRIS
13.1.2014
Chinese Taipei: accelerated examination now available for green technologies
9.1.2014
Singapore: change of patent law to enter into force
3.1.2014
China/Korea: automatic exchange of priority documents between SIPO and KIPO
2.1.2014
China: New commissioner of SIPO has come into office

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