Archive: February, 2014

MEPs endorsed plans to modernise rules for trade mark protection

MEPs endorsed plans to modernise rules for trade mark protection

Trade mark registration would be quicker, cheaper and more efficient for businesses under draft legislation approved by MEPs on Tuesday. Rules, which still need to be approved by EU member states, would modernize already existing trademark registration and protection rules to foster innovation and economic growth in the EU. “With 20 million companies in the […]

Drop in Patent Filings into Israel

Drop in Patent Filings into Israel

The Israel Patent Office has published official figures for 2013. Some 6185 patent applications were filed in 2013, of which 5,294 were Paris Convention or PCT National Phase Filings, and the remaining 891 were first filings. I’ve compared these figures to those in the 2012 Israel Patent Office Report and it would appear that these are the […]

The Israel Patent Office has published official figures for 2013. Some 6185 patent applications were filed in 2013, of which 5,294 were Paris Convention or PCT National Phase Filings, and the remaining 891 were first filings. I’ve compared these figures to those in the 2012 Israel Patent Office Report and it would appear that these are the […]
Нов рекорд во Европскиот патентен завод:Во 2013 г. добиени повеќе од 265 000 патентни пријави

Нов рекорд во Европскиот патентен завод:Во 2013 г. добиени повеќе од 265 000 патентни пријави

Европскиот патентен завод има добиено повеќе од 265 000 патентни пријави во 2013 г. Ова е зголемување од 2.8 % спрема 2012 г ( 257 700), како и најмногу пријави на сите времиња. Минатата година поради зголемениот квалитет на пребарување и на процесот EPO издаде и објави 66 700 патенти, што е со 1.7 % […]

Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000

 An Act to amend the Patents Act 1990 by repealing the petty patent scheme and providing for innovation patents and other minor amendments, and for related purposes [Assented to 24 November 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Patents Amendment (Innovation Patents) Act 2000. 2 Commencement […]

Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 4 September 2000] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Digital Agenda) Act 2000. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by […]

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Border Interception) Act 1999

 An Act to amend legislation relating to intellectual property, and for related purposes [Assented to 3 November 1999] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Border Interception) Act 1999. 2 Commencement This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal […]

AGEPI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AO IREX

AGEPI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AO IREX

On 20 February this year, Lilia Bolocan, Director General of the State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) and Evan Tracz, Director of the Public Association, International Research & Exchanges Board “IREX”, Representative in the Republic of Moldova (AO IREX), signed a Memorandum of Understanding.  Memorandum signed between the two parties provides diversification and modernization of […]

AGEPI a semnat un Memorandum de Intelegere cu AO IREX

AGEPI a semnat un Memorandum de Intelegere cu AO IREX

Pe 20 februarie curent, Lilia Bolocan, Directorul general al Agentiei de Stat pentru Proprietatea Intelectuala (AGEPI) si Evan Tracz, Directorul Asociatiei Obstesti Reprezentanta din Republica Moldova a Consiliului pentru Cercetari si Schimburi Internationale ”IREX”(AO IREX), au semnat un Memorandumul de Intelegere.  Memorandumul semnat dintre cele doua parti prevede diversificarea si modernizarea serviciilor bibliotecilor publice, precum […]

Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Act 1999

 An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 24 August 1999] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment (Computer Programs) Act 1999. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on a day to be fixed by […]

Copyright Amendment Act (No. 1) 1998

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 30 July 1998] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act (No.1) 1998. 2 Commencement (1) Subject to subsection (2), this Act commences on the day on which it receives the […]

Copyright Amendment Act (No. 2) 1998

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, and for related purposes [Assented to 30 July 1998] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1 Short title This Act may be cited as the Copyright Amendment Act (No. 2) 1998. 2 Commencement (1) This Act commences on the day on which it receives the Royal Assent. (2) […]

Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1998

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968, the Designs Act 1906, the Patents Act 1990 and the Trade Marks Act 1995, and for other purposes {Assented to 27July 1998] The Parliament of Australia enacts: 1. Short title This Act may be cited as the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Act 1998. 2. Commencement (1) Subject […]

Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994

Plant Breeder’s Act 1994 as amended in 2012  This compilation was prepared on 24 May 2012 taking into account amendments up to Act No. 35 of 2012 The text of any of those amendments not in force on that date is appended in the Notes section The operation of amendments that have been incorporated may […]

Copyright (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994

An Act to amend the Copyright Act 1968 to enable Australia to accept the Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, and for other purposes [Assented to 13 December 1994] The Parliament of Australia enacts: PART 1—PRELIMINARY Short title etc. 1. This Act may be cited as the Copyright (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994. (2) In […]

Patents (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994

Part 1—Preliminary Short title etc. 1.- (1) This Act may be cited as the Patents (World Trade Organization Amendments) Act 1994. (2) In this Act, “Principal Act”, means the Patents Act 1990 . Commencement 2.- Sections 4, 5, 6, 7 and 12 commence on 1 July 1995. Note: Under section 5 of the Acts Interpretation […]