Archive: July, 2011

Nominations for European Inventor Award 2012

Nominations for European Inventor Award 2012

The seventh edition of European Inventor Award was just launched by the European Patent Office. Everybody can submit his nomination for 2012 on EPO website. European Inventor Award honours inventors and their achievements for their contribution to economics and society. The Award is presented in five different categories: Industry, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Research, Non-European Countries […]

The seventh edition of European Inventor Award was just launched by the European Patent Office. Everybody can submit his nomination for 2012 on EPO website. European Inventor Award honours inventors and their achievements for their contribution to economics and society. The Award is presented in five different categories: Industry, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, Research, Non-European Countries […]
China-EU IPR project enhances IPR protection

China-EU IPR project enhances IPR protection

Beijing— A closing ceremony for the EU-China IPR2 cooperation project took place Friday at the EU Delegation to China in Beijing. The European Union (EU) and the Chinese government launched the project in 2007 with 16.275 million euros in joint funding. It aimed at improving the reliability, efficiency and accessibility of the intellectual property protection […]

USPTO Signs Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government

USPTO Signs Memorandum of Understanding with China’s Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) marks the first time USPTO has entered into an agreement with a provincial government.

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) marks the first time USPTO has entered into an agreement with a provincial government.
The USPTO has now announced PPH update

The USPTO has now announced PPH update

The USPTO has now announced the new requirements for claim correspondence and timing issues for PPH status under the MOTTAINAI agreement, inferred from the USPTO’s 7/1/2011 announcent at: http://www.uspto.gov/news/pr/2011/11-43.jsp. I quote below these USPTO requirements from the agreement with CIPO. However, the USPTO requirements appear to be identical for all participating Offices: All claims on […]

Notification for abolition of fees for processing of requests

The Regulation for amending the Regulation for implementing the Law for Customs Measures for Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (Official Gazette no. 82 from 20/06/2011), by which the fees in amount of MKD 5,000 for filing application for undertaking customs measures for protection of intellectual property and the fees in amount of MKD 2.000 for […]

Укинати административните такси за обработка на барањата за царински мерки

Од 28.06.2011 година, започна да се применува Правилникот за измена на Правилникот за спроведување на Законот за царински мерки за заштита на права од интелектуална сопственост (,,Службен весник на Република Македонија бр. 82 од 20.06 2011 год), со кој се укинуваат надоместокот за поднесување на барањето за преземање на царински дејства за заштита на права […]

Patent Office India - Published Patent Information - July 1st, 2011 - InvnTree

Patent Office India – Published Patent Information – July 1st, 2011 – InvnTree

Patent Office in India publishes patent information on a weekly basis (on Friday each week). This is a public notification, enabling you to take appropriate action if desired. The publication includes published patent applications and granted patents, among other information, for the week of July 1st, 2011. You may go through this publication, and if […]

Save the Date: European Patent Reform Program

Save the Date: European Patent Reform Program

Understanding U.S. Patent Reform and What It Means to Your Business and Practice: First-Inventor-to-File (Finally!) and So Much More Yes, it is true. Last week the House of Representatives followed the lead of the Senate and passed U.S. patent reform adopting a first-inventor-to-file system in the United States. During the past few years of legislative […]

A levy big headache?

A levy big headache?

CMS Cameron McKenna Tom Scourfield National courts obliged to find a way to impose copyright levies on those based outside of their jurisdiction. Copyright levies are a tax on the manufacturers or suppliers of devices used by consumers to transfer media from one medium (such as a CD) to another (such as an MP3 player), […]

CMS Cameron McKenna Tom Scourfield National courts obliged to find a way to impose copyright levies on those based outside of their jurisdiction. Copyright levies are a tax on the manufacturers or suppliers of devices used by consumers to transfer media from one medium (such as a CD) to another (such as an MP3 player), […]

Објавени статистиките за 2010 г.-Европскиот завод со рекорден број на пријави

По објавувањето на првичните неофицијални резултати во Април, деновиве ЕПО на својот интернет сајт ги објави деталните податоци за поднесени пријави и доделени патенти за 2010 година. Минатата, 2010, година Европскиот завод прими 235 000 нови пријави што значи зголемување за 11% во однос на предходната година и постигнат е рекорден број на нови пријави […]

Statistics for 2010 published-The Office received a record number of patent filings in 2010

Statistics for 2010 published-The Office received a record number of patent filings in 2010

Following the announcement of key figures in April, the EPO today published detailed statistics on patent filings and grants for 2010 on its website. Last year, the EPO received 235 000 European patent filings, and increase of 11 % on the previous year and the highest number of patent filings recorded in the Office’s 34-year […]

Statistics for 2010 published-The Office received a record number of patent filings in 2010

Statistics for 2010 published-The Office received a record number of patent filings in 2010

Following the announcement of key figures in April, the EPO today published detailed statistics on patent filings and grants for 2010 on its website. Last year, the EPO received 235 000 European patent filings, and increase of 11 % on the previous year and the highest number of patent filings recorded in the Office’s 34-year […]

Following the announcement of key figures in April, the EPO today published detailed statistics on patent filings and grants for 2010 on its website. Last year, the EPO received 235 000 European patent filings, and increase of 11 % on the previous year and the highest number of patent filings recorded in the Office’s 34-year […]

A levy big headache?

CMS Cameron McKenna Tom Scourfield National courts obliged to find a way to impose copyright levies on those based outside of their jurisdiction. Copyright levies are a tax on the manufacturers or suppliers of devices used by consumers to transfer media from one medium (such as a CD) to another (such as an MP3 player), […]

Online Services User Day Istanbul, 29 September 2011

Online Services User Day Istanbul, 29 September 2011

The second EPO Online Services User Day of 2011 will be held in Istanbul on 29 September. The User Day is primarily aimed at patent attorneys, IP support staff and staff responsible for the technical implementation of Online Filing. The morning session of the programme includes practical sessions on Online Filing for both new users […]

Eight Offices have agreed to relax the PPH requirements

Eight Offices have agreed to relax the PPH requirements

Eight Offices have agreed to relax the PPH requirements, now limited to OFF (Office of First Filing) positive work product, to OEE (Office of Earlier Examination) positive work product, under the new MOTTAINAI PPH pilot. This is a dramatic change since it will greatly expand the availability of PPH expedited examination in all participating countries. […]