Monday IPDate January 22, 2024

World IP news: from EPO and Japan

Patent news

EPO: Validation agreement with Georgia enters into force

The validation agreement between the European Patent Organisation and Georgia entered into force. As a result, inventors and businesses are now able to validate their European patent applications and patents granted by EPO in Georgia on the basis of the country’s national law.

Patent news

JPO: Guidebook for Overseas Users on Design System in Japan

JPO published “Your Key to Success: for Obtaining a Design Right in Japan,” a guidebook in English for overseas users on design system. This guidebook is intended for overseas users who understand the design systems in their own countries well, but do not know much about the design system in Japan.