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Chinese Taipei: official FAQ on granting procedure have been revised

Following the recent amendments to the Taiwan Patent Act, according to an official notice, TIPO has now published a revised English version of its FAQ on the granting procedure. The FAQ cover information on all stages of the application procedure for invention patents, utility models and designs and also include tips on how to search for patent information.

Another useful document that TIPO has just released is a flowchart which illustrates the various steps involved in the procedures for patents, utility models and designs, including invalidation and appeals.

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