Monday IPDate February 6, 2023
IP5: Patent grants up 10% at IP5 offices in 2021
The world’s five largest IP offices (IP5) have published the IP5 Statistics Report 2021 on the IP5 website. According to the report, in 2021, the IP5 granted 1.5 million patents, an increase of 10% on the previous year, and received 2.9 million patent applications (+3.7%).
WIPO: Madrid e-Filing Now Available to Croatian Trademark Applicants
Starting January 31, 2023, Croatian trademark holders will be able to file their applications for international trademark registrations online, directly via the website of the State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO).
KIPO: Implement the system of partial trademark rejection and review request
The trademark that has been applied for since February 4, 23 will be subject to the partial refusal system. For the decision to refuse the trademark registration, you can apply to the examiner for re-examination.