Category: Singapore

Registering Designs in Singapore

An Industrial design is one of the types of Intellectual Property where intellectual property is used to refer to the creations of the mind. It can be an invention, literary or artistic work, symbols, names or images as well. Since it is a property, just like in case of property ownership, ownership of the right … Continue reading Registering Designs in Singapore

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Singapore Becomes An IP Hub For Innovative Russian Enterprises

Background of Singapore Economy After getting independence from Malaysia in 1965, Singapore had small domestic market, and high levels of unemployment and poverty. 70% of households were living in badly overcrowded conditions, and one- third of its people lived in slums. GDP per capita was US$516, and half of the population was illiterate. In response, … Continue reading Singapore Becomes An IP Hub For Innovative Russian Enterprises

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Voyage Innovations Is Granted First Accelerated Fintech Patent Through IPOS In Singapore

Brief on IPOS The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Law. IPOS advises on and administers intellectual property laws, promotes IP awareness and provides the infrastructure to facilitate the development of IP in Singapore. It has been appointed an International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining … Continue reading Voyage Innovations Is Granted First Accelerated Fintech Patent Through IPOS In Singapore

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Amendments in Patent Application Process in Singapore

The process of applying for patents in Singapore will become much easier and more efficient after Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS), in its continued efforts to ease patent application process, has introduced few changes in Patent forms 1 and 12B. According to a circular released on November 21, 2017 on IPOS website [1], these changes … Continue reading Amendments in Patent Application Process in Singapore

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Intellectual Property of Singapore: Patents legislative amendments

In continuation of IPOS’s efforts to strengthen the patent regime and make Singapore’s Intellectual Property one of the best in the world also supporting inventive individual and businesses [1], Patents (Amendments) Act, 2017 and Patents (Amendment no.2 ) shall come into force on October 30, 2017 [2]. IPOS’ Patents legislative amendments In IPOS’ efforts of … Continue reading Intellectual Property of Singapore: Patents legislative amendments

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IPOS: Launch of Patents Formalities Manual

Recently, Singapore’s IP regime has seen a rapid growth and is gradually becoming Intellectual Property centre/hub in entire Asia.  To strengthen its Patent regime, few days back,  [3] the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS),   on 24 Jul 2017 launched a ‘Patents Open Dossier” [1] to provide a single point of access for innovators enabling … Continue reading IPOS: Launch of Patents Formalities Manual

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