China leads global 6G patent applications
China has taken a leading role in 6G patent applications in the world, outweighing the US and Japan, according to Nikkei Asia on Thursday.
China's 6G patent applications account for 40.3 percent of the world total, crowning the list of global 6G patent filings, said a survey conducted by Nikkei in partnership with Tokyo-based research company Cyber Creative Institute.
The US and Japan took second and third 2021-09-17Read more
China-Singapore Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Extended for another Five Years
Pursuant to theJoint Statement of Intent of CNIPA and IPOS on Deepening Cooperation in Patent Prosecution and Extending PPH Pilot Program, China-Singapore PPH pilot program will be extended for another five years starting from September 1, 2021, and will be terminated on August 31, 2026.
The extended China-Singapore PPH pilot program will use the PPH Mottainai program, enabling applicants to file PPH requests to t2021-09-10Read more
China-Canada Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program Extended for another Five Years
According to a decision jointly made by CNIPA and CIPO, the PPH pilot program between China and Canada will be extended for another five years between September 1 2021 and August 31, 2026. Relevant requirements and procedures to submit PPH requests to the two offices remain unchanged.
The China-Canada PPH pilot program was initially launched on September 1, 2013. It has been extended twice and the termination date2021-09-10Read more
Local IP Administrations Admits 13,800 Patent Infringement Cases in First Half
China's local IP administrations executed the administrative adjudication of patent infringement disputes steadily in the first half of 2021, with an eye on key spots of both online and offline areas, key links and crucial periods including the May Day and the Dragon Boat Festival holidays by consolidating resources which has evidently paid dividends. A total of 13,800 patent infringement cases were admitted in d2021-08-18Read more
Foreigners have more patents granted in first half
China saw the number of patents granted to foreigners and the number of trademarks registered by them grow rapidly in the first half of this year, showing foreign enterprises are optimistic about the Chinese business environment, an official from the country's top intellectual property regulator said on Wednesday.
From January to June, 339,000 patents for inventions were granted in China, with 54,000 granted t2021-07-15Read more
Notice from the EPO concerning exemption under Rule 141(2) EPC from filing a copy of the search results
1.Rule 141(2) EPCprovides that a copy of the search results underRule 141(1) EPCis deemed to be duly filed if it is available to the European Patent Office (EPO) and to be included in the file of the European patent application under the conditions determined by the President of the EPO.
2. Following a decision of the President of the EPO, the EPO includes the above-mentioned copy in the file of a European patent 2021-07-12Read more