Faster patent protection

LOCAL inventors who want to license their creations can now benefit from the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH), a new pilot cooperation initiative between the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO).

Temasak Poly Students Invented Anti-Theft Trolley

(News article taken from “My Paper”, 15 Jun 2009, Page A2)


The WIPO Magazine 3/2009 (June) issue

The WIPO Magazine 3/2009 (June) issue
is now available on the WIPO website.
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In this issue we continue to highlight “Green Innovation”, the theme for World Intellectual Property Day, with:

  • Photovoltaic Technology – Sunny side up
  • Barefoot College, Teaching Grandmothers to be Solar Engineers
  • Reinventing the Automobile:  What it takes to make a clean machine
  • The Eco-Patent Commons:  Caring through sharing
  • World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, the 2009 activity report


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IPOS Trading Ideas 2009

Trading Ideas 2009, hosted by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) as part of the APEC Singapore 2009 calendar, will be held at the Furama Riverfront Hotel from 30 – 31 July 2009.
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Trading Ideas 2009 aims to continue the tradition of the original Symposium, by facilitating the interaction of influential IP thought leaders from both the private and public sectors.

The Trading Ideas Symposium, which was held in Sydney in January 2007, was a landmark intellectual property (IP) meeting of leading IP professionals, government policy makers and industry leaders. A major event on the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Australia 2007 calendar, it discussed the future of IP in the Asia-Pacific region.

The event this year will focus on IP commercialization for businesses in the APEC region.

Key Highlights and Topics

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