Category: South-east Asia

Unpaid Patent Annual Fee Causes Huge Losses to Patent Office of Indonesia

Indonesian Patent Office has sent letters to 7600 patent owners in Indonesia in order to recover the unpaid annual fee along with Interest as soon as possible. It has come to notice that Rp 150 Billion ($12,000,000) is unpaid which has caused huge financial loss to the government. Most of the owners presented themselves as … Continue reading Unpaid Patent Annual Fee Causes Huge Losses to Patent Office of Indonesia

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International Patent Office of Philippines appointed as “International Authority on Patents” by WIPO

Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHIL) was designated as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA) by the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) on October 5, 2017 at the 57th WIPO General Assembly and 49th Session of the PCT Union Assembly [1] becoming second country of Southeast Asia and 23rd … Continue reading International Patent Office of Philippines appointed as “International Authority on Patents” by WIPO

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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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