The United States Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) has announced that Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has started to accept petitions for expedited resolution of ex-parte appeals for COVID-related inventions. The authorization to file a petition for a quick review of appeals related to
Today is the World Intellectual Property Day! The event, giving meaning to our industry, was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000 to raise awareness of how patents, copyrights, trademarks, and designs affect daily life and to celebrate creativity and the contribution
The EUIPO has once again been recognised for its innovative environmental practices by the Green Apple Environment Awards. The Office won Gold in the ‘Legal/Climate Change’ category for its overall achievements and efforts to reduce the Office’s energy, paper and carbon consumption within the EUIPO’s
The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, has published its data providing information on the number and status of patent, trademark and design applications filed through WIPO in 2020. According to WIPO data, a noticeable increase in international patent applications has been observed despite the pandemic.
Since the birth of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 1995, most member states have had to abide by the Agreement on Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), which protects patents and copyrights including those applicable to new diagnostics, vaccines, medicines and medical supplies. In
The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the Cambodian Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (MISTI) have signed an agreement that provides great opportunities to patent holders in the USA. According to the agreement, patent holders will now be able to request issuance