An overview of India’s draft Designs (Amendment) Rules, 2019
Posted by Jaya Bhatnagar
27 Feb 2020
India’s accession to the Locarno Agreement in June 2019 (with the treaties effective since September 7, 2019) aims to harmonise the Indian classification system...
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CRISPR gene editing technology patent revocation confirmed
27 Feb 2020
The CRISPR ‘cut and paste’ gene editing technology is controversial yet looks to have real potential for breakthroughs in treatment of disease as well...
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EPO refuses patent application of AI inventor re. device for attracting enhanced attention
25 Feb 2020
The EPO rejected two European patent applications on the grounds that the designated sole inventor, an AI system, did not fulfill the requirements of...
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March IGC meeting to focus on intellectual property and genetic resources
20 Feb 2020
The Forty-First Session of the Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) will meet from March 16 to...
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New trade mark law now in force in Serbia
17 Feb 2020
On February 1, 2020, the new Trade Mark Law came into force in Serbia. The law further harmonises the Serbian trade mark legislation with...
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TM5 annual meeting continues to harmonise global trade mark policy
Posted by Naresh Kilaru
03 Feb 2020
Naresh Kilaru reports on FICPI’s  participation at the December TM5 meeting and the efforts of the world’s main trade mark Offices to harmonise global...
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