KIPO-WIPO Holds International Education Course Concerning Intellectual Property.
November 28, 2014
From November 5th to 7th, at the Korea Intellectual Property Center in Gangnam, Seoul, KIPO successfully operated the “Korea-WIPO Advanced International Certificate Course.”
This special course, which was designed to provide training on international intellectual property (IP) matters, was co-spo...
Recycling Old Patents Helps Rural Villagers Power Sustainable Industries
August 06, 2014
This is to share news regarding APEC appropriate technology project led by KIPO which is released by APEC.
Please refer to the link below for the full context.
Recycling Old Patents Helps Rural Villag...
KIPO Increases the Number of Its PCT International Searches by 6.4%
August 01, 2014
The number of PCT* international searches conducted by the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) in the first half of 2014 totaled 14,743—a 6.4% increase over the same period last year. Foreign companies led the way with 9,093 applications, 10.8% more than was received during the fir...
Korea's Intellectual Property Trends in the Second Quarter of 2014
July 18, 2014
KIPO press release
Please refer to the attached file below for IP trend of Korea in the second quarter of 2014.
How long can trademarks last?
July 16, 2014
Trademarks have been around ever since the Trademark Act was first enacted on November 11th, 1949. Today, there are 811,170 trademarks in existence, while 424,205 others have been lost due to expiration, invalidity, and revocation.
“Sempio” is the oldest domestic trademark, with “JinRo”...
KIPO to Promote Invention Education around the World
July 15, 2014
Government employees from developing countries will soon be flocking to Korea in order to take part in the Korean Intellectual Property Office’s (KIPO) training courses on creativity and invention education at the International Intellectual Property Training Institute (IIPTI) from July 14-29. This...
Design Experts from Korea, China, and Japan Assemble
June 26, 2014
On June 18, The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO), and the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China (SIPO) jointly held the “Korea–China–Japan Design Forum” at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul.
At this year’s foru...
Developing the Future – Advancing Appropriate Technology Awareness for Sustainable Development
June 25, 2014
Ongoing discussions for sustainable development remain prevalent among developing countries. Many such economies are on the brink of becoming innovated, with plenty of room for growth and development within their borders. In today’s world of widespread information sharing, a solid understanding of t...
IP5 Heads of Office Meeting in Busan: Move towards Public Access to Patent Information
June 08, 2014
The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) hosted a meeting of the heads of the five major intellectual property offices, known as the IP5, in Busan, Korea from June 4 to 6, 2014, with the participation of the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO), the State Intellectual Pr...
KIPO, KIPA, and the National Science Museum Unite to Foster Creative Talent
May 30, 2014
On May 27, at a ceremony held at the National Science Museum, representatives from the Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO), the Korea Invention Promotion Association, and the National Science Museum signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for “the fostering of future creative talents based...
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