An Overview of Patent Infringement Exemptions in the Middle East and North Africa
15 Oct 2018
Patent laws in practically all jurisdictions in the Middle East and North Africa clearly define what is considered to be an infringement act and...
SIPO Changes its English Name to CNIPA
Posted by Lena Shen
15 Oct 2018
On 28 August 2018, SIPO changed its English name to CNIPA (China National Intellectual Property Association). Its new domain name,, was launched...
Auditing Opposition Decisions At EUIPO
Posted by Eleni Kokkini
13 Oct 2018
On 3-5 October 2018, EUIPO welcomed the seventh edition of an external audit on the quality of its opposition decisions on European trademarks. In...
B+ Sub-Group Meeting
Posted by Kim Finnilä
26 Sep 2018
FICPI was invited to participate at the Group B+ Sub-group meeting and the Group B+ Plenary Session held in Geneva on 1st October 2019....
Subject Matter Eligibility Update - Proposals to Modify 35 USC 101
Posted by Sharon Crane
11 Sep 2018
Intellectual property associations in the US are advancing proposals to amend 35 U.S.C. 101 to address issues arising from recent Supreme Court cases relating...
WIPO's Standing Committee on the Law of Patents discusses various issues on Patent and Health
Posted by Martin Bensadon
18 Jul 2018
The Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) of the World Intellectual Property Organization was created in 1998 and is composed by all...