TOPTEAM’s patent attorney Henry Lin was invited to share his expertise in patent search and drafting with undergraduate and graduate students at the National Cheng Kung University on Oct 28, 2020. The techniques shared, during two half-day sessions, are very useful in preparation for patent application and strategy planning.Continue reading
TOTPEAM has now achieved that significant milestone of 35 years in business.
We would like to take this exceptional occasion to unveil our refreshed brand identity, complete with a new logo and redesigned official site, as we reflect and deliberate on our next move and future course.Continue reading
The pandemic 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has soared out of control and impacted neighboring countries and beyond. Fortunately, all our government services, including the IP office and Courts, keep normal operation as usual with proper measures. TOPTEAM has taken a series of precautionary measures to better protect our employees, ensure the smooth operation of our services and safeguard clients’ interests.Continue reading
The 70th Council Meeting of the Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA) was held in Taipei from 9th to 12th November. More than 1700 Patent Attorneys and IP professionals from 71 countries gathered to network with members, explore a wide range of IP hot topics presented in committee meetings and workshops, and celebrate APAA’s 50th anniversary together.Continue reading
To increase efficiency and quality of EPO service, the office has introduced a set of key performance indicators (KPIs) to monitor examiners’ performance in recent years. The performance rating system greatly boosts the office productivity but has its downsides, too. Under the current KPI system, search report in each case is awarded most points, meanwhile, a refusal action is awarded more points than a further written opinion or oral proceeding.Continue reading