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Laos to admit examination results of China invention patents under new MOU
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • China
  • April 17 2018

On 2 April 2018, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China (SIPO) and Laos’ Ministry of Science and Technology (MST


Tips for Foreign Applicants to Utilize Prioritized Patent Examination
  • CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
  • China
  • April 16 2018

Prioritized patent examination is an effective way in shortening examination cycle, benefits patent applicants, and may contribute to economic


SIPO transformed: what China’s office reshuffle will mean for enforcement and IP commercialisation
  • World Trademark Review
  • China
  • April 3 2018

An exclusive guest analysis on the implications of last month's announcement that China's patent and trademark offices will merge. Two experts from


Asia IP & TMT: Quarterly Review - First Quarter 2018
  • Mayer Brown JSM
  • China, Hong Kong
  • March 29 2018

On 17 March 2018, the 13th People’s National Congress (“NPC”) approved the State Council’s proposal to restructure China’s State Intellectual Property


Cambodia to Recognize Chinese Patents in Landmark Agreement
  • AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office
  • Cambodia, China
  • March 28 2018

The Cambodian government will soon recognize Chinese patents as effective fo protection in its own territory, according to SIPO's news conference on


Patent Certificates No Longer Containing Patent Pamphlets
  • AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office
  • China
  • March 28 2018

On February 22, 2018, State Intellectual Property Office released an announcement informing that patent certificates and the duplicates thereof will


MOU on Intellectual Property Cooperation between Cambodia and China
  • Tilleke & Gibbins
  • Cambodia, China
  • March 28 2018

Cambodia and China entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Intellectual Property Cooperation between the Ministry of Industry and


China to Restructure the State Intellectual Property Office
  • AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office
  • China
  • March 28 2018

China plans to restructure the State Intellectual Property Office to strengthen protection of intellectual property rights, according to the State


China’s massive government restructure explained
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China
  • March 26 2018

China’s recently announced government restructure is the largest of its kind since China’s open door policy began in the late 1970s. The restructuring


China Update: Government restructure gives SIPO responsibility for both patents and trademarks in China
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • China
  • March 23 2018

During its first session on 13 March the National People’s Congress approved a restructuring plan which includes both organizational and