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Gui becomes patentable under China’s new patent examination guidelines

  • Lifang & Partners
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  • China
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  • March 28 2014

On 12 March 2014, the State Intellectual Property Office released revisions to the currentPatent Examination Guidelines, which will take effect on 1

Design patent protection for Graphical User Interfaces (GUIs) to become available in China on May 1, 2014

  • Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt LLP
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  • China
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  • March 25 2014

The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) recently issued an order indicating that design patent protection for Graphical User

Business law update - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
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  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

Two essential features of utility model patent in China

  • CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
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  • China
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  • March 24 2014

Utility model is one of the three types of patents in China. A utility model patent is granted without substantive examination and can be obtained

China replaces Germany as 3rd biggest country in patent filing: WIPO

  • Kangxin Partners PC
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  • China, Germany, Global
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  • March 20 2014

China has replaced Germany as the third biggest country in patent filing, according to the annual report released Thursday by the World Intellectual

GUI becomes patentable for design patent

  • Beijing East IP Ltd
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  • China
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  • March 20 2014

On March: 17, 2014.the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) issued Order No. 68 Promulgating "SIPO's Decision on Amendments to Guidelines for

China's Huawei leads patent application in Europe

  • Kangxin Partners PC
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  • China, European Union
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  • March 20 2014

Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, is among the top applicants at the European Patent

New initiatives launched to promote patent commissioning services

  • Kangxin Partners PC
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  • China
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  • March 20 2014

With a view to tackling prominent problems on patent commission raised by stakeholders and improving patent commissioning services, Several Opinions

GUI related design becomes patentable subject matter as of May 1, 2014

  • CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
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  • China
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  • March 19 2014

The SIPO announced on March 17, 2014 that the Examination Guideline (version 2010) is amended to allow GUI related design applications to be granted

China makes progress in intellectual property rights enforcement

  • Watson & Band Law Offices
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  • China
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  • March 18 2014

Recently China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) stated that over the past few years China's intellectual property system has thoroughly