APAA reschedules Council Meeting and Gold Coast Meeting to 202118 May 2020
Events postponed until Oct. 29 – Nov. 1 or 2, 2021.
Sumitomo Chemical innovates with Anaqua’s AQX IP management platform13 May 2020
Sumitomo Chemical will move to Anaqua’s AQX platform.
WIPO launches tool to track IP policy information in member states during the pandemic13 May 2020
New tool tracks Covid-19 related IP policy changes.
US Supreme Court hears arguments via conference call13 May 2020
Arguments via phone heard for the first time in 231 years.
Beckham trademark dispute heads to Federal Circuit12 May 2020
Victoria Beckham loses trademark battle with VB Skinlab.
QBPC releases Top 10 cases in online meeting12 May 2020
Cases released as part of first-ever online general meeting amid Covid-19.
Tang aims for inclusivity, bares plans for WIPO12 May 2020
Inclusive, balanced, vibrant, and forward-looking.
USPTO allows electronic filing of plant patent applications08 May 2020
Effects of virus deemed "extraordinary situation".
Closure of Indonesia’s IP service counter extended08 May 2020
IP service counter closure extended until May 13, 2020.
Microsoft makes patents available for free use to fight pandemic07 May 2020
Microsoft commits to Open COVID Pledge.
CCPIT takes part in Supreme Court’s first video hearing05 May 2020
Law firm embraces technology during pandemic.
Philippines out of US’ Counterfeiting and Piracy Watchlists for Seven Straight Years04 May 2020
Country clear from being economy of significant concern.
Delhi Courts Partially Functioning Under Lockdown 3.004 May 2020
Cases with hearings in May 4 - May 17 adjourned to June, 2020.
IPOS further extends all filing deadlines01 May 2020
June 5, 2020 deadline for filings dated April - June 4, 2020.