Topic: IP offices

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Croatia new IP services; JPO and SAIP pledge cooperation; WIPO launches awareness platform – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at the US Copyright Office extending its deadline for comments on AI, the UKIPO launching an IP and business growth survey, and much more.

22 November 2023

Practitioners divided over new USPTO design patent bar

The new bar expands the approved technical qualifications to prosecute design patents, but some practitioners say it does not go far enough.

22 November 2023

Revealed: media industry’s leading law firm representatives

WTR data analysis uncovers the law firms responsible for protecting the world’s most valuable media brands.

16 November 2023

IP Australia lauded for inclusivity approach; Italy holds Anti-counterfeiting Week – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at the French INPI launching a consultation on non-food GIs, the Botswana IP authority taking over as chair of ARIPO, and much more.

15 November 2023

AI-generated replica likenesses under scrutiny; EU GI regulation published in Official Journal – legislation and policy watch (November 2023)

WTR’s monthly column tracks trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.

15 November 2023

IPOPHL to boost mediator roster; Canada trademark opposition changes; EUIPO launches GI hub – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at Gaza deadlines being suspended, the Estonian office seeking a native word for IP, and much more.

08 November 2023

Trademark applications to be published directly after being received by IP Vietnam

The move is good news for trademark owners and practitioners, who will have access to more up-to-date information.

08 November 2023

PTO prepares for administrative revocation of trademarks

With the entry into force of Article 26 of the Industrial Property Code just around the corner, the PTO has accelerated its preparations and released a draft regulation for comment.

06 November 2023

EUIPO head outlines future direction of agency

Executive director João Negrão reveals his vision for the EUIPO, its preparedness for new responsibilities and why financial autonomy must be preserved.

02 November 2023

USPTO to aid with Biden AI order; Madrid changes come into effect; India GI proposal – IP office updates

In this latest update, we look at the USPTO seeking comments on IP and traditional knowledge, rights holders being asked to rate brand services in Brazil, and much more.

01 November 2023

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