Monday IPDate November 7, 2022

Patent news

EPO updates terms and conditions for online services.

Under its Strategic Plan 2023, the EPO has already taken several steps to enhance its digital services. EPO are also planning to introduce new types of security tokens for multifactor authentication such as mobile phone apps, which will eventually replace smart cards.

China (Beijing) Intellectual Property Protection Center suspends relevant business.

Affected by COVID-19, China (Beijing) Intellectual Property Protection Center suspended its patent preliminary examination, rapid rights protection, patent acceptance, fees and other related businesses on November 4,2022.

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