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台灣《專利法》修法 11月1日生效 鬆綁多項限制

台灣〈專利法〉此次修法,對內配合經濟法規的鬆綁,對外因應國際規範的調整,進一步完善制度、提升審查效能,以利產業創新。其中重點內容包括:設計專利權保護期間由12年延長為15年,分割申請案之適用範圍及期限予以放寬等七項重點。

The amendment bill to Taiwan’s Patent Act recently passed by the Legislative Yuan, which extends the term of protection for design patents from 12 to 15 years, aims to create a more robust patent protection system, enhance the case review efficiency of patent remedies and promote industrial innovation.

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【冠群電子報】2019年08月號

【冠群電子報】2019年08月號 您好,   以下為本期電子報,若您的郵件系統無法閱讀電子報內容,請點選本連結以閱讀網頁版、或隨時光臨冠群IP部落格更多了解國內外智財訊息及專題內容。 非常感謝您抽空閱讀本期電子報!若有任何疑問及欲探討之議題請不吝告知,謝謝! 新南向智財研討會 六國產官專家齊聚台北 政府推動新南向政策以來東協與南亞國家的快速經濟發展逐漸成為國人注目焦點對於尋求新市場與生產基地的台商尤其具有吸引力為了幫助有意南向發展的企業制定市場策略時能充分考慮智慧財產保護完整布局與加值發展等面向經濟部智慧局與專利師公會攜手 新南向智慧財產研討會邀請四國智慧局專家及六國專利代理人來台就各國專利法制審查要點專利申請與權利保護的落實等焦點議題提供精闢介紹及面對面實務交流 The booming economy and rapid market growth in the southeast and south Asian countries have become the focus of public attention in Taiwan since the government announced the “New Southbound Policy”, one of Taiwan’s most ambitious international outreach programs ever. The related topics are particularly attractive to businesses exploring new markets

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【冠群電子報】2019年08月號 您好,   以下為本期電子報,若您的郵件系統無法閱讀電子報內容,請點選本連結以閱讀網頁版、或隨時光臨冠群IP部落格更多了解國內外智財訊息及專題內容。 非常感謝您抽空閱讀本期電子報!若有任何疑問及欲探討之議題請不吝告知,謝謝! 新南向智財研討會 六國產官專家齊聚台北 政府推動新南向政策以來東協與南亞國家的快速經濟發展逐漸成為國人注目焦點對於尋求新市場與生產基地的台商尤其具有吸引力為了幫助有意南向發展的企業制定市場策略時能充分考慮智慧財產保護完整布局與加值發展等面向經濟部智慧局與專利師公會攜手 新南向智慧財產研討會邀請四國智慧局專家及六國專利代理人來台就各國專利法制審查要點專利申請與權利保護的落實等焦點議題提供精闢介紹及面對面實務交流 The booming economy and rapid market growth in the southeast and south Asian countries have become the focus of public attention in Taiwan since the government announced the “New Southbound Policy”, one of Taiwan’s most ambitious international outreach programs ever. The related topics are particularly attractive to businesses exploring new markets

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新南向智財研討會 六國產官專家齊聚台北

經濟部智慧局與專利師公會攜手,共同主辦「2019年 新南向智慧財產研討會」,邀請四國智慧局專家、及六國專利代理人來台,就各國專利法制、審查要點、專利申請與權利保護的落實等焦點議題,提供精闢介紹及面對面實務交流。

TIPO (The Intellectual Property Office) and TWPAA (Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association) organized a seminar on “IP Landscape in New Southbound Countries” and invited the intellectual property office officials and patent attorneys, from Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, and India, to give incisive introductions to the current patent system each country, including application requirements, patent examination practices, the time limit for OA response, patent term, IP enforcement systems, etc.

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TIPO’s 2018 Annual Report:14 Months for Total Pendency, 8.7 months for First Action

According to the annual report newly released by TIPO (Taiwan Intellectual Property Office), there were 41,991 requests for substantive examination of invention patent applications and 39,528 disposals of them in 2018. The yearly average disposal pendency was down to 14 months for invention patents and 8.7 months for a first office action. Both have hit a ten-year low and outperformed the current records in the US and the EU.

As for design patent applications, the average pendency for a first office action and for disposal were 6.1 months and 7.4 months respectively, showing a stable trend.

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美國商標新規定:外國申請案須由美國律師代理

美國專利商標局(USPTO)於2019年7月2日宣布新規定,要求所有外國商標申請人、註冊人,以及進入商標審理暨訴願委員會程序的當事人,均須由已在美國律師協會有效登錄之執業律師代理。

新規定適用於所有美國境外的商標申請人、註冊人、和當事人(只要永久居所或主要營業所設於美國境外者皆包含在內)。這些申請人、註冊人和當事人的商標案件,皆須由美國律師代理處理。

上述新法規已於2019年8月3日施行。冠群國際專利商標聯合事務所本於高品質服務之自我要求,於修法前所有美國商標申請案已係委託美國執業律師代理,故此項新政策並不影響進行中之案件及有關作業流程。

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