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European Patent System extending to Asia

12th March, 2018

The Kingdom of Cambodia, considered being one of the fastest-growing economies in the Southeast Asian region, is the first Asian country recognising European patents on its territory. Signed in January and ratified in November 2017, the agreement on validation of European patents between the Government of Cambodia and the European Patent

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Russian Federation Joins the Hague System

12th March, 2018

On 28 February 2018, the Geneva (1999) Act of the Hague Agreement entered into force between the Russian Federation and WIPO, making the Russian Federation the 53rd member of the 1999 Act and 67th member of the Hague Union. From that date, companies and designers from the Russian Federation can begin using the Hague

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FICPI Turkey - Roundtable Meeting Report

28th February, 2018

Roundtable Meeting Report on "invalidation of an EP by the national court while the opposition procedures continue before the EPO" FICPI-Turkey held its first roundtable meeting on the possibility of protecting a validated European Patent in Turkey (after being limited or amended by the EPO during the opposition process)

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

16th January, 2018

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become enforceable on 25 May 2018, and will set a high bar for global privacy rights and compliance.  FICPI is actively preparing its business and compliance processes prior to the GDPR taking effect. What is the GDPR? You

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Peru: Publication of Trade/Service Mark Applications

16th January, 2018

As of 1 July 2017, Peruvian Trade/Service Mark applications are no longer published in the Official Journal “El Peruano” but in the TMO's Electronic Official Gazette free. Having in mind that nowadays there are many trade/service mark applications which include large lists of goods and services, this

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Changes in Colombia for Trademarks and Patents

10th January, 2018

Changes of name and address of an applicant are now recorded per applicant and not per IP right. Since 20 November 2017, the ten years' registration term of a trademark will be counted as from the date on which the granting administrative act is considered executed (one month and ten working

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