Monday IPDate March 6, 2023
WIPO: International Patent Applications Defy 2022 Challenges, Continue Upward Trend
In 2022, PCT filings rose slightly by 0.3%, totaling 278,100 – the highest number ever recorded in a single year. India (+25.4%) and the Republic of Korea (+6.2%) saw sharp growth in PCT filings.
KIPO: Patent Office, develop a fast and accurate value evaluation system
Artificial intelligence (AI) provides the basic evaluation results based on the new evaluation model, and experts conduct in-depth professional evaluation of rights and technology, and calculate the final evaluation value.
USPTO ushers in new era with introduction of electronic patent grants
Beginning April 18, 2023, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is shifting towards issuing paper waste-reducing electronic patent grants (eGrants) to patent recipients.
IP Australia: Digitising the trade mark opposition process
The Australian Intellectual Property Office has simplified the way of filing trademark objection requests, making it easier and faster to submit.