KIPO reaches agreement to enhance IPR cooperation with Vietnam and the Philippines
April 23, 2014
- Bilateral heads meetings held in Hanoi and Manila-
Commissioner Kim, Young-min of the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) met with the heads of the intellectual property (IP) offices of Vietnam on April 8 and the Philippines on April 9, where they resolved to expand collaborative project...
KIPO and MAFRA join forces in making Korea a powerhouse in the seed industry!
April 16, 2014
-An MOU was signed for the creation and utilization of intellectual property (IP) in the agriculture, food, and seed industries-
On April 3, 2014, the Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) signed a Memorandum of understanding (MO...
KIPO Video Conferencing, How Far Will It Evolve?
April 04, 2014
- Introducing video conferencing for semijudiciary and highly professional work -
The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) is vitalizing its video conferencing system in order to improve its administrative efficiency and provide demand-driven services. KIPO has decided to implement video co...
ROK joins the Hague Agreement
April 04, 2014
The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) held a ceremony to celebrate the accession to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs (the Hague Agreement, hereinafter) at WIPO’s he...
Korea’s advanced patent administration to be further exported to the Middle East
March 28, 2014
- IIPTI to provide customized training to patent examiners in Saudi Arabia -
The International Intellectual Property Training Institute (IIPTI) of the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) will provide customized training on Korea’s IP system and patent examination to patent examiners in S...
KIPO signs an MOU on IPR cooperation with Russia!
March 05, 2014
The Korean Intellectual Property Office signed a memorandum of understanding on comprehensive cooperation in intellectual property rights with the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) of Russia at a heads meeting between the two offices held in Daejeon, Korea, on February 27, 2014. ...
International patent applications show huge growth over past 20 years
February 24, 2014
- Over 12,000 PCT international patent applications last year alone -
Korea received 12,439 international patent applications in 2013, a 4.8 percent growth rate year-on-year. It is the first time the number has surpassed 12,000 since Korea became party to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 1...
Patent applications submitted to KIPO surpass 200,000
February 18, 2014
According to preliminary statistics announced by the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), there were 204,589 patent applications in 2013. Patent applications stood at around 200 in 1949, before jumping to around 5,000 in 1980 and 100,000 in 2000. Over the past 13 years this has doubled to ove...
KIPO’s patent examination services headed to the UAE!
February 14, 2014
The Korean Intellectual Property Office is set to deploy its patent examination services to the United Arab Emirates after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Cooperation on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) at the Republic of Korea–UAE IPR High-Level Meeting held in Seoul.
KIPO recognizes contribution of its top examiners
February 13, 2014
- Improved quality from restructuring and positive examination -
The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) presented awards to sixty-two of its examiners for their excellent contribution to improving examination quality and creating strong patents.
The award ceremony was held in jovial sp...
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