Monday IPDate November 14, 2022

Patent news

The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO): Amendments and addenda to the Patent Regulations to the EAPC come into force from November 1, 2022

The most significant change in the Patent Regulations is the opportunity to file digital three-dimensional models (3D models) in relation to Eurasian applications for inventions and Eurasian applications for industrial designs, available for applicants from November 1, 2022.

Trademark news

USPTO: Shorter three-month response period for office actions

Beginning on December 3, 2022, trademark applicants will have three months (with a possible three-month extension), instead of the current six months, to respond to office actions issued during the examination of a trademark application at the USPTO.

CNIPA: The Provisions on the Supervision and Administration of Trademark Agency will come into force on December 1, 2022

This document is issued to standardize trademark agency behavior and improve the quality of trademark agency service.

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